A Myanmar Rohingya girl wears traditional make-up at the village of Takebi north of the town of Sittwe, Burma, June (Reuters)
SITTWE, MYANMAR A Rohingya girl held her undernourished brother in a squalid camp. Persecution forced thousands of Rohingya to flee the country. Tomas Munita for The New York Times
At an open-air market in Sittwe. Burmese food is influenced by Chinese, Thai, and Indian flavors. (Don’t miss the national breakfast, _mohinga: _rice noodles in fish soup infused with ginger and turmeric.
Sixteen-year-old Mohammed Savet, who was released from a human trafficking boat, shows the scars he got from being hit by the human trafficker on board the boat, at a refugee camp outside Sittwe, Myan
A Rohingya Muslim religious teacher conducts a class for children on the Koran at a refugee camp outside Sittwe, Myanmar May REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun