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Keeping Rohingya Culture Alive

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Rohingya wait in a queue in Cox's Bazar. Image by Sk Hasan Ali / Shutterstock.com. Bangladesh, 2017.
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In August 2017, a military crackdown in Myanmar resulted in the deaths of thousands of Rohingya and...

Image by Sasha Ingber. Bangladesh, 2019.
Image by Sasha Ingber. Bangladesh, 2019.

Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya who fled violence in Myanmar are now living in refugee camps in Bangladesh. Having lost everything to find safety, they are determined to preserve their musical and storytelling traditions. The project Music in Exile, supported by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, aims to record these songs and stories. DW spoke to the project's co-founder, Sasha Ingber.

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