Residents stand at the entrance of Aung Mingalar, a Rohingya quarter of Sittwe, the capital of Rakhine State in western Myanmar. All but 4,000 of the neighborhood's 15,000 mostly Rohingya residents either fled or were forced to move to internment camps after violence between Buddhists and Muslims in 2012 killed about 200 people. Anthony Kuhn/NPR hide caption

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Office of the Attorney General spokesman Wanchai Roujanavong talks to reporters during a news conference in Bangkok, Thailand, on Friday after the announcement that scores had been indicted on charges of human trafficking. Sakchai Lalit/AP hide caption

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Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi speaks at rally in Yangon, Myanmar, last year. Suu Kyi won the Nobel Peace Prize for her struggle for democracy in her homeland, but has faced criticism lately for not speaking out about the plight of the Rohingya, a Muslim minority that has faced discrimination and violence. Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP hide caption

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A fishing boat carrying Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants is pulled to shore by Achenese fishermen off the coast of Julok, in Indonesia's Aceh province, on Wednesday. Antara Foto/Syifa/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Newly arrived Rohingya migrants gather at Kuala Langsa Port in Langsa, Aceh province, Indonesia, on Friday after coming ashore. Most such migrants have been prevented from making port in Southeast Asia. Binsar Bakkara/AP hide caption

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Rohingya refugees sit on a plastic sheet at Matang Raya village, Baktya district in Aceh Utara, Aceh province, Indonesia, on Sunday. Nearly 600 migrants thought to be Rohingya refugees from Myanmar were rescued from two wooden boats stranded off the coast of Indonesia's northern Aceh province, authorities said. Reuters/Landov hide caption

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President Obama speaks to NPR's Steve Inskeep at the White House on Monday. The president is pressing hard for a full-fledged nuclear agreement with Iran, part of his outreach to states that previous presidents ostracized for decades. Maggie Starbard/NPR hide caption

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A mother holds her ailing son at a special clinic for malaria in Myanmar. Paula Bronstein/Getty Images hide caption

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Farmers confront riot police at the site of the Letpadaung copper mine in northwestern Myanmar on Monday. A woman was fatally shot during a crackdown on protesters at the Chinese-backed copper mine. AP hide caption

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President Obama shared a rather awkward embrace with Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi during a joint press conference Friday in Yangon, Myanmar. Nyein Chan Naing/EPA/Landov hide caption

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At the center of Yangon, the city's colonial heritage, Buddhist faith and emerging modern face are visible in a single block. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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