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Rohingya Muslim refugees wait for relief supplies at Thaingkhali refugee camp in Ukhia on Oct. 20, 2017.
Some 582,000 Rohingya refugees have fled their homes in Myanmar and arrived in Bangladesh since late August, the United Nations said Oct. 17, warning that thousands more were stranded at the border. (Tauseef Mustafa/AFP/Getty Images)
Rohingya Muslim refugees wait for relief supplies at Thaingkhali refugee camp in Ukhia on Oct. 20, 2017. Some 582,000 Rohingya refugees have fled their homes in Myanmar and arrived in Bangladesh since late August, the United Nations said Oct. 17, warning that thousands more were stranded at the border. (Tauseef Mustafa/AFP/Getty Images)
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Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Mynamar have sought shelter in neighboring Bangladesh. They started to pour across the border in August, when the government says Rohingya insurgents attacked security forces. The Rohingya dispute that, claiming what the government is doing amounts to ethnic cleansing.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Eric Schwartz (@EricSchwartzRI), president of Refugees International, who recently visited the camps in Bangladesh.

This segment aired on October 20, 2017.

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