Mrauk U.  Rakhine State, Myanmar.
Mrauk U. Rakhine State, Myanmar.
A Rakhine man carries water jugs past two Rohingya men on the banks of the Lemro River 2011.
A Rakhine man carries water jugs past two Rohingya men on the banks of the Lemro River 2011.
Rohingya and Rakhine fishing boats deliver their catches to Sittwe's morning fish market.  Sittwe 2011.  Fishing has been a primary source of income for Rohingyas who once dominated the industry in Rakhine State.
Rohingya and Rakhine fishing boats deliver their catches to Sittwe's morning fish market. Sittwe 2011. Fishing has been a primary source of income for Rohingyas who once dominated the industry in Rakhine State.
A Rakhine man sits on a ledge at Sittwe's fish market 2016.  Violent attacks on Sittwe's Rohingya population in 2012 resulted in the segregation of the Rohingya population.  Rohingyas are now barred from downtown areas and no longer work at the market.
A Rakhine man sits on a ledge at Sittwe's fish market 2016. Violent attacks on Sittwe's Rohingya population in 2012 resulted in the segregation of the Rohingya population. Rohingyas are now barred from downtown areas and no longer work at the market.
Rakhine and Rohingya passengers share a ferry boat across the Lemro River 2011.
Rakhine and Rohingya passengers share a ferry boat across the Lemro River 2011.
Rakhines search for recyclables at Sittwe's main dump site 2016.  Rakhine State is considered the second poorest state in Myanmar.
Rakhines search for recyclables at Sittwe's main dump site 2016. Rakhine State is considered the second poorest state in Myanmar.
Marmagyi men offload a delivery of bamboo from Sakrokeya Creek.  Sittwe 2016.  Marmagyi share a similar appearance and language with the Rohingya.  However, they are Buddhist and are recognized as citizens of Myanmar.
Marmagyi men offload a delivery of bamboo from Sakrokeya Creek. Sittwe 2016. Marmagyi share a similar appearance and language with the Rohingya. However, they are Buddhist and are recognized as citizens of Myanmar.
Imam Ziyabul Hok bicycles past Zavia Attasia Mosque near Aung Mingalar Quarter.  Sittwe, Rakhine State, Myanmar 2011.
Imam Ziyabul Hok bicycles past Zavia Attasia Mosque near Aung Mingalar Quarter. Sittwe, Rakhine State, Myanmar 2011.
Rakhine women pray at a Buddhist pagoda in Kyauktaw.
Rakhine women pray at a Buddhist pagoda in Kyauktaw.
Nazi Market 2011 was once a commercial hub for Rohingyas until it was completely annihilated by Rakhine extremists in a series of state sponsored attacks in June of 2012.
Nazi Market 2011 was once a commercial hub for Rohingyas until it was completely annihilated by Rakhine extremists in a series of state sponsored attacks in June of 2012.
Nazi Ward 2013 after being destroyed, burned and eventually bulldozed following state sponsored attacks carried out by Rakhine extremists on Rohingyas, their homes and businesses.
Nazi Ward 2013 after being destroyed, burned and eventually bulldozed following state sponsored attacks carried out by Rakhine extremists on Rohingyas, their homes and businesses.
Rakhine children play near a Rohingya home that was burned in violent attacks by Rakhine extremists in June 2012.
Rakhine children play near a Rohingya home that was burned in violent attacks by Rakhine extremists in June 2012.
An internally displaced Hindu husband and wife sit in their home in a section of IDP housing in Sittwe 2016.  Unlike internally displaced  Rohingyas , Hindu and Rakhine IDPs can move freely, attend school, go to work and access medical treatments.
An internally displaced Hindu husband and wife sit in their home in a section of IDP housing in Sittwe 2016. Unlike internally displaced Rohingyas , Hindu and Rakhine IDPs can move freely, attend school, go to work and access medical treatments.
Rakhine children head out for school.  Rakhine IDP housing, Sittwe 2016.
Rakhine children head out for school. Rakhine IDP housing, Sittwe 2016.
An elderly Rakhine woman walks through a section of Rakhine IDP housing, Sittwe 2016.
An elderly Rakhine woman walks through a section of Rakhine IDP housing, Sittwe 2016.
Sa Tha Mar Gyi internally placed peoples camp for Rohingyas who have been removed from the general population in Rakhine State.  After Rakhine extremists attacked them and burned down many of their homes, more than 140,000 Rohingya were forcibly relocated outside of the city of Sittwe to any area along the Bay of Bengal.  Sa Tha Mar Gyi is one of many IDP camps that Rohingyas are confined to without the freedom to leave for work, school or healthcare.
Sa Tha Mar Gyi internally placed peoples camp for Rohingyas who have been removed from the general population in Rakhine State. After Rakhine extremists attacked them and burned down many of their homes, more than 140,000 Rohingya were forcibly relocated outside of the city of Sittwe to any area along the Bay of Bengal. Sa Tha Mar Gyi is one of many IDP camps that Rohingyas are confined to without the freedom to leave for work, school or healthcare.
Baw Du Pha Rohingya IDP camp.
Baw Du Pha Rohingya IDP camp.
A young Rohingya mother washes her daughter who is suffering from a skin disease at a well in Da Paing IDP camp.  Sittwe 2016.  Rohingyas are not permitted to leave the camps for medical assistance and clinics in the camps are scarce.
A young Rohingya mother washes her daughter who is suffering from a skin disease at a well in Da Paing IDP camp. Sittwe 2016. Rohingyas are not permitted to leave the camps for medical assistance and clinics in the camps are scarce.
28 year old Rasbahon witnessed the murder of her husband and son during attacks by Rakhine extremists on her village in October 2012.  Yein Thei, Mrauk U 2016.  More than 70 Rohingyas were killed in the massacre and all but 6 homes were burned down in the attack.
28 year old Rasbahon witnessed the murder of her husband and son during attacks by Rakhine extremists on her village in October 2012. Yein Thei, Mrauk U 2016. More than 70 Rohingyas were killed in the massacre and all but 6 homes were burned down in the attack.
Before 1982 the Rohingya were considered citizens of Myanmar.
Before 1982 the Rohingya were considered citizens of Myanmar.
40 year old Noor suffeing from an unknown illness and unable to eat for weeks.  He and all other Rohingya IDPs are not allowed to visit Sittwe Hospital to receive medical assistance.  Da Paing  2 IDP camp 2016.
40 year old Noor suffeing from an unknown illness and unable to eat for weeks. He and all other Rohingya IDPs are not allowed to visit Sittwe Hospital to receive medical assistance. Da Paing 2 IDP camp 2016.
Rakhine men smoke on their motrobikes in downtown Pauktaw 2016.
Rakhine men smoke on their motrobikes in downtown Pauktaw 2016.
Rohingya women walk through a rice paddy field near Thet Kae Pyin Village near Sittwe.
Rohingya women walk through a rice paddy field near Thet Kae Pyin Village near Sittwe.