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A parent and child gaze at their camp from a nearby hill. At present, about 620,000 people live in the Kutupalong-Balukhali camp in the Cox's Bazar district of Bangladesh.
International relations

In pictures: The plight of Myanmar's Rohingya refugees

A grim life and uncertain future confront 670,000 people stranded in Bangladesh

TAKAKI KASHIWABARA, Nikkei staff photographer | Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh -- A vast refugee camp for Rohingya, a Muslim ethnic minority group from Myanmar, stretches across a slope in Bangladesh to the horizon. As evening falls, the air is filled with the jangle of people fixing dinner, mixed with the cries of babies and the buzz of families and friends in conversation.

The sounds might be comfortingly familiar were it not for the desperate circumstances: an entire people displaced as a result of violent sectarian strife.

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