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PHOTOS: Rohingya in Bangladesh: Unrecognised, Unprotected, and Unassisted

© Javier Arcenillas

About 6,000 people have arrived at the Kutupalong makeshift camp in southern Bangladesh since a violent crackdown on stateless Rohingya people began in October 2009. 

© Javier Arcenillas

They've joined tens of thousands of Rohingya already living here on a crowded piece of land next to an official UN refugee camp to which they have no access.

© Javier Arcenillas

These new residents have said they were driven from their homes in the Cox's Bazar area by local authorities and residents. Many were victims of beatings and harassment.

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