Tamanna Hossain-Kay

Viz : The Rohingya Exodus

Tamanna Hossain-Kay / 2018-05-18

August 25th, 2017 marked a new wave of violence against the Rohingya in Myanmar . Since then over 640,000 refugees have fled to neighboring Bangladesh. The legal condition of the Rohingya has been compared to apartheid by many, including Amnesty International and Nobel Laureate, Desmund Tutu. The United Nations has described them as one of the most persecuted minorities in the world and a UN backed court in Italy fund Myanmar guilty of genocide in September 2017.

The following is a visualization of a refugee survey conducted by Xchange (an organization for migration research). If you’re able, please consider donating to UNHCR , the UN Refugee Agency via a link at the end.