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Rohingya refugees need your help

Rohingya refugees after crossing the border between Myanmar and Bangladesh.
CNN  — 

More than 700,000 Rohingya refugees have fled violence in Myanmar and are seeking refuge in Bangladesh, according to the United Nations.

The Rohingya, an ethnic minority, have been denied citizenship by Myanmar for generations.

According to Human Rights Watch, laws discriminate against the Rohingya, limiting their freedom of movement, education and employment. They are denied property rights, and the land on which they live can be taken away at any time.

A Rohingya girl looks out from a makeshift shelter in the Bangladeshi district of Ukhia.

Food and basic safety are constant worries for the refugees.

There are several organizations on the ground in Bangladesh to help the arriving refugees. You can make a difference by clicking the button below:

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