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Ai Weiwei and the Rohingya: humanity first

Dissident Chinese artist's new film exposes personal horrors of refugee life

Family members preparing an infant's body for burial inside their shelter. (Image courtesy Ai Weiwei Studio)

THE HAGUE -- Are never-ending stories about refugees numbing us? Has the daily dose of official numbers and statistics about refugees reached a level of abstraction that makes individuals invisible?

These questions came to mind as I watched "Rohingya," a film by the dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei.

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