Nearly 400,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar after violence erupted in Rakhine state. Dan Kitwood, a photographer with Getty Images, spoke to us about documenting the crisis as it unfolded with refugees crossing into Bangladesh
Thousands of Rohingya Muslims began to flood across Myanmar’s border with Bangladesh in August after violence erupted in Rakhine state. Dan Kitwood was dispatched to Bangladesh to cover the unfolding story in Cox’s Bazar, close to the border.
Recent reports have suggested that about 400,000 Rohingya have now fled Myanmar. The Muslim insurgents of the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army have issued a statement that indicates that they are to observe a ceasefire and have asked the Myanmar government to reciprocate.