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Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh wait to receive food distributed by a Turkish aid agency at a refugee camp on Saturday. Tauseef Mustafa/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.N. Rights Chief: Myanmar's Treatment Of Rohingya Includes 'Almost ISIS-Type Crimes'

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Bangladesh is struggling to accommodate 500,000-plus Rohingya who have poured across the border in less than two months. It isn't recognizing them as refugees and would prefer to see them repatriated. Michael Sullivan for NPR hide caption

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For Half A Million Rohingya Fleeing Myanmar, Bangladesh Is A Reluctant Host

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Morzina, a 40-year-old Rohingya refugee from Tangbazar, Myanmar, winces in pain at the Sadar Hospital in the Bangladeshi town of Cox's Bazar. Soldiers from Myanmar's army smashed her in the ribs with a rifle butt as they raided her home in early September. Tommy Trenchard/Panos Pictures hide caption

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Newly arrived Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar walk to a camp for refugees in Teknaf, Bangladesh, on Monday. Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees have streamed across the border following Myanmarese military retaliation for attacks by a Rohingya militant group. Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP hide caption

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Rohingya Refugees Pour Into Bangladesh, And Many Question A Militant Group's Actions

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Rohingya refugees arrive in Bangladesh on Sunday. They are fleeing government violence in Myanmar. Allison Joyce/Getty Images hide caption

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Bangladesh Copes With Chaos: Rohingya Refugees Are 'Coming And Coming'

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Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi has insisted that unspecified "terrorists" and not the country's military are targeting the Muslim Rohingyas, who have been fleeing the country for weeks. Aung Shine Oo/AP hide caption

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A Rohingya woman rests for a moment with her children Tuesday after crossing into Bangladesh. She says she lost several members of her family in Myanmar, where a new spate of violence has sent more than 100,000 Rohingya Muslims fleeing what they describe as certain death. Bernat Armangue/AP hide caption

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Members of Myanmar's ethnic Rohingya minority trek through rice fields after crossing the border into Bangladesh on Friday. Myanmar's military says nearly 400 people have died in violence in the western state of Rakhine. Bernat Armangue/AP hide caption

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