Topic: Rohingya

Rohingye people, a Muslim population, living in Rakhine State on the northwest coast of Burma have been restricted to their villages and placed in Internally Displaced Peoples (IDP) camps by the Burmese government. They have been the victims of persecution and communal violence by numbers of the Buddhist majority in Rakhine. International NGO's such as MSF have been expelled by the government, leading to a soaring crisis in health care.Photograph by James Nachtwey.
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The Rohingya, Burma’s Forgotten Muslims by James Nachtwey

More than 140,000 minority Rohingya Muslims have been forced to live in camps, where NGOs have been evicted and disease and despair have taken root.

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Adam Ferguson—VII for TIME
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Burma Unbound: Photos from a Waking Nation by Adam Ferguson

Photographer Adam Ferguson traveled to Burma for this week’s issue of TIME, documenting a nation fractured along ethnic and religious lines.

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Emilio Morenatti—AP
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Pictures of the Week: June 15 – 22

From Aung San Suu Kyi’s Nobel lecture in Norway and the death of Rodney King in California to violent mining strikes in Spain and a New Democracy in Greece, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week.

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Medical volunteers treat wounded Free Syrian Army soldiers inside a home after the field hospital reached capacity
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Pictures of the Week: June 8 – June 15

From sectarian violence in Myanmar and wildfires in Colorado to protests in Egypt and the Euro 2012 soccer championships in Poland and Ukraine, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week.

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