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Rohingya Refugees Still Streaming Into Bangladesh


Hundreds of Rohingya Muslims arrived in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, on October 19. Almost 600,000 Rohingya refugees -- more than half of them children -- have left northern Rakhine state in Burma, also known as Myanmar. The crisis began in late August, when the army began a campaign of what the UN has called "ethnic cleansing" following insurgent attacks. UNICEF, the UN children's fund, says refugee camps in Bangladesh are lacking basic shelter, drinking water, and toilets. (Reuters)

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