“Refugees didn’t just escape a place. They had to escape a thousand memories until they’d put enough time and distance between them and their misery to wake to a better day.”
There are about 1 million Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. Since the 1970s Rohingya refugees have been coming to Bangladesh from Myanmar.
Sharing Nine real life stories of ‘Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh’
Featured first on my Facebook page: GMB Akash
My elderly mother cannot walk. I have carried her on my back for the past seven days. I had to carry her all the way. She lost weight and became lighter, but I became weaker after seven days of a desperate journey over muddy roads, through the jungle, crossing canals on foot.
We hadn’t eaten at all. I sometimes begged others with whom we fled for food, and they gave small portions of the little they had.
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