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Rohingya Find Help, Sympathy in Bangladesh

On the shores of the Naf River in Southern Bangladesh, fishermen aren’t the only ones taking to the waters. In the last two months, hundreds of boats loaded with Rohingya Muslims fleeing across the river from Myanmar have arrived near the border town of Teknaf. Most residents in the predominately Muslim country are sympathetic to the plight of the ethnic Rohingya who use the area as an entry point into the country to escape persecution in Myanmar’s Rakhine state. While some of the...

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