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Reunions and ransoms - a day online in Myanmar's Rohingya camps

Feb 26, 2015    

THAE CHAUNG, Myanmar (Reuters) - In this teeming camp for displaced Rohingya Muslims in western Myanmar, it's easy to overlook the internet huts. The raw emotion they generate is much harder to ignore.The huts have bamboo walls, thatched roofs and - most importantly - dusty laptop computers that allow Rohingya to reestablish contact with relatives who have left on boats for Thailand and Malaysia. The internet connection comes via cellphones jammed into the cobweb-strewn rafters.Smoke from the camp's cooking fires seeps in through the flimsy walls. Sound drifts out just as easily, obliging call...

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