Rohingya refugees brace for uncertain life in Bangladesh
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'Our life is miserable here but at least we thank Allah that we are still alive'
Many Rohingyas families like Fatema Khatun's live in an unregistered camp in Leda, Cox’s Bazar district in Bangladesh. This camp has more than 30,000 residents. (ucanews.com photo)
Fatema Khatun, 40, fought back tears when asked why she fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh.
"Everybody loves their home. When they leave you know they had their backs pressed against wall," the Rohingya Muslim and mother of five says.
Fatema lived with her family in Kearipara village, in western Myanmar's Rakhine State. Their relatively peaceful life was upended during a military crackdown on Nov 15.
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