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Stateless: the Rohingya refugees one year on

BMJ 2018; 362 doi: (Published 29 August 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;362:k3641
  1. Declan Murphy
  1. The BMJ
Dalila Mahdawi/MSF

In the past year nearly a million people have fled northern Rakhine province in Myanmar for the safety of neighbouring Bangladesh. Around 900 000 of the refugees are now enduring cramped and unhygienic lives in camps, such as Balukhali, left, in Cox’s Bazar. The coastal town has become the world’s largest refugee camp.

Since the exodus of the Rohingya people began, Médecins Sans Frontières …

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