Plight of Rohingya refugees in southern Bangladesh since 1978 continues

I was shocked last month when I heard aid workers and campaigners warn that the violent crackdown on undocumented Rohingya refugees. Rohingya humanitarian crisis looms, reported the IRIN humanitarian news site and Al Jazeera headlined: Rohingya ‘crackdown’ in Bangladesh.

This was one of the first pictures I made in n April May 1978 for the appeal of UNICEF to the world with pictures and and story from the “temporary” camps. Continue reading