Sumon shows sufferings of Rohingyas

Cultural Correspondent | Published: 23:10, Dec 11,2017

 
 

A photograph by Sumon Paul on display at EMK Centre.

Sumon Paul’s solo photography show at EMK Centre in Dhanmondi depicts sufferings of the Rohingya refugees, who took shelter in Bangladesh being tortured by the Burmese army.
The exhibition titled ‘In Limbo’ showcases 26 photographs of the Rohingya people, including images of destitute women, children and elderly people with bullet injuries and marks of physical tortures, and people fleeing on boats and on foot from Myanmar to Bangladesh.
Some of the photographs show their miserable life in the temporary refugee camps while some others depict smoke on the other side of Bangladesh-Myanmar border those apprehend the burnt villages, where Rohingya people used to live.
One of the images show two men carrying their old father on their shoulders on the shore of Teknaf while fleeing from torture of the Burmese army.
Another image shows a small, starving child waiting for food to be delivered at a refugee camp in Bangladesh.
Bodies of unfortunate Rohingyas who died while crossing the Naaf River have also been captured in a number of photographs on display at the exhibition.
The exhibition, which began on December 9, will remain open for al from 11am to 8pm till December 21.

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