Rohingyas Crowd IDP Camps In Sittwe After Sectarian Violence

Rohingyas Crowd IDP Camps In Sittwe After Sectarian Violence

SITTWE, MYANMAR – NOVEMBER 23: A Rohingya man takes a bucket shower at a IDP camp after sunset November 23, 2012 on the outskirts of Sittwe, Myanmar. Mumtaz was later taken to the local hospital. An estimated 111,000 people were displaced by sectarian violence in June and October effecting mostly the ethnic Rohingya people who are now living in crowded IDP camps racially segregated from the Rakhine Buddhists in order to maintain stability. Around 89 lives were lost during a week of violence in October, the worst in decades. As of 2012, 800,000 Rohingya live in Myanmar. According to the UN, they are one of the most persecuted minorities in the world. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

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