image and all images included in this article are by Zoriah. (Zoriah.net)
is nearly impossible. The government is not interested in the Rohingya’s
stories being told and does not give access to journalists.
would never even want to imagine. Oddly enough what really gets to me,
what gives me nightmares more than anything else, are situations in which
people are trapped and have no options. I had nightmares for years after
my first trip to Gaza, thinking about what it would be like to live my life in
a place I could never leave with few options and few choices that were truly
mine to make.
camps. They are not places you would want to be in and they are not
places that anyone else should have to be in either. There are tens of
thousands of people stuck in limbo, unable to move forwards and unable to go
back. They are dying of disease, malnutrition, old age, child birth
and I would have to imagine some die from plain hopelessness. They are
trapped…hoping that at some point the world begins to pay attention to them.
the camps in Bangladesh. (See more of Zoriah’s work )