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Photo: James Nachtwey for TIME

The Rohingya, Burma’s Forgotten Muslims

More than 140,000 minority Rohingya Muslims have been forced to live in camps, where NGOs have been evicted and disease and despair have taken root.

Internally displaced Ethnic Rohingya Muslims take shelter in a camp on the outskirts of Sittwe in Rhakine State, Burma on Nov. 25, 2012. (Adam Ferguson—VII for TIME)

Burma Unbound: Photos from a Waking Nation by VII Photo Agency’s Adam Ferguson. See more on LightBox.

A KIA soldier stands guard at the northwest front line of Laiza city, the headquarters of the rebel Kachin Independence Army. Fierce clashes have taken place since a ceasefire was broken by the Burmese army last June.

Mexican photojournalist Narciso Contreras documents the ongoing conflict in Burma’s Kachin State. See more here.

March 22, 2012. Aung San Suu Kyi departs from a campaign rally in Kawhmu, the district from which she ran for a seat in Parliament. She emerges from the sun roof to shake hands with thousands of well-wishers who lined the road. A staff member holds a parasol to protect her from the sun.

James Nachtwey followed Aung San Suu Kyi on her road to an election victory in Burma. See more here.

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