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A Lady Was Shot In Her Eye, These 22 Images Show What Rohingya Refugees Are Going Through

Rohingya MuslimsThey are among the most persecuted minority in the world. They are raped, they are killed, they don't own right to any land... all they do is migrating between states that don't want to have them. And now they are again on a run to save their lives.Though Rohingya are living in Myanmar for centuries, the government there refuses to recognize them as citizens. They are called as Bangladeshi or Bengali. Since August 25, 2017, thousands of Rohingyas have moved to Bangladesh. Myanmar says more than 500 people have been killed since and more than half of more than 400 Rohingya villages were set on fire. Over the time, Rohingya issue has transformed into that of a refugee crisis and these pictures are the proof about the critical situation of Rohingya refugees.

22. Minara Begum, 18, carries her sick baby.

She has not seen her husband for 15 days since she escaped from Myanmar. Image Courtesy: Cathal McNaughton

21. She got shot in the eye, her husband killed and village burnt.

Gultaz Begum, who said she fled from Myanmar with her seven children after she was shot in the eye, her husband killed and village burnt, rests at the ward for Rohingya refugees in Sadar hospital in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh.Image Courtesy: Damir SagoljFurther images show how the Rohingya are waiting for aid...

20. A woman carries her sick son in a refugee camp in Bangladesh.

Image Courtesy: Cathal McNaughton

19. Waiting for some aid...

Rohingya refugees who arrived by wooden boats from Myanmar wait for some aid to be distributed at a relief center in Teknaf, near Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh.Image Courtesy: Damir SagoljThe living situation of Rohingya is the worst...

18. Waiting to be transferred to a camp 

Newly arrived Rohingya refugees are packed into a school room as they wait to be transferred to a camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. Image Courtesy: Cathal McNaughton

17. It rains a lot and it becomes a swamp, there.

The refugee camps are so large that they seem endless. Image Courtesy: Cathal McNaughton

16. A child loads and carries a jug with water.

A Rohingya albino child loads a jug with water. In the refugee camps, there is no running water and sanitary conditions are very bad.Image Courtesy: Cathal McNaughton

15. There's an urgent need for funding to help people 

Humanitarian officials say there's an urgent need for funding to help people displaced to places like Cox's Bazar camp in Bangladesh.Image Courtesy: Cathal McNaughton

14. A Rohingya refugees wait in the rain at a camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh.

Image Courtesy: Cathal McNaughton

13. A Rohingya refugee reacts before the funeral of a family member.

Her family succumbed to injuries inflicted by the Myanmar Army before their arrival.Image Courtesy: Cathal McNaughton

12. Refuge-filled boats arrive continuously on the banks of the Naf River.

This is saddening!Image courtesy: Paula Bronstein

11. A Rohingya refugee child poses for a photo.

Image Courtesy: Cathal McNaughton

10. A Rohingya refugee waits to receive aid.

Image Courtesy: Cathal McNaughton

9. He was shot, stabbed and left dying by Myanmar military

A Rohingya refugee who claims he was shot, stabbed and left for dead by Myanmar military, poses for a picture in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. Image Courtesy: Cathal McNaughton

8. Children who arrived by wooden boats from Myanmar rest in a relief center. 

Rohingya refugee children who just arrived by wooden boats from Myanmar rest in a relief centre in a madrasa in Shah Porir Dwip, in Teknaf.Image Courtesy: Cathal McNaughton

7. A Rohingya refugee boy waits for aid.

Image Courtesy: Cathal McNaughton

6. Lalu Miya cries over the bodies of his wife and children...

They died after a boat with Rohingya refugees capsized as they were fleeing Myanmar, before the funeral just behind Inani Beach near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. Miya, whose family was on the boat that capsized, just off the shore of Bangladesh, survived but three of his children and wife died in the accident. Two other of his children remain missing. Image Courtesy: Damir Sagolj

5. Rohingya refugee perspires while waiting to receive aid

Image Courtesy: Cathal McNaughton

4. There are no supplies...

Aid organizations say tough conditions and limited road access have made it challenging to get supplies to people in need.Image Courtesy: Mohammad Ponir Hossain

3. Her body was burnt when the Myanmar army set fire to her house

Shaheda, 40, a Rohingya refugee woman who said her body was burnt when the Myanmar army set fire to her house, receives treatment at the Cox's Bazar District Sadar Hospital in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh.Image Courtesy: Mohammad Ponir Hossain

2. A Rohingya refugee carries a sick infant in Cox's Bazar.

Image Courtesy: Cathal McNaughton

1. Her mother was stabbed by a member of the Myanmar Army

Nur Kalima, 10, a Rohingya refugee girl whose mother said was stabbed by a member of the Myanmar Army, is treated at the Cox's Bazar District Sadar Hospital in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh.Image Courtesy: Mohammad Ponir HossainThis is the situation of the Rohingya refugee in Bangladesh. "That idea of peace and love toward humanity shouldn't be nationalistic or denominational. It should be a chief concern for all mankind." - Mos DefIf you have an interesting story to share, please write to me at guneet@wittyfeed.com