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Thursday, August 1 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Homeless and Stateless: Visual Stories of the Rohingya Crisis (Presented by AAJA Photojournalists)

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There has long been discrimination and violence against the Rohingya people. As a result, hundreds of thousands of Rohingyans have fled across the border into Bangladesh to escape the violence. Photojournalists who have spent time in the refugee camps documenting the crisis will show us their images and talk about the people they have met and their experiences covering the Rohingya Crisis.

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Cheryl Diaz Meyer

Owner, Cheryl Diaz Meyer Photography
Cheryl Diaz Meyer is a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer known for her iconic coverage of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. As an independent photographer, she specializes in gender issues, particularly in conflict zones. She is based in Washington, DC.
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Maye-E Wong

Photojournalist, The Associated Press
Maye-E Wong has documented major events such as the 2016 Summer Olympics, 2014 and 2018 Winter Olympics and the World Cup. She also covered political protests taking place in Thailand and Hong Kong, the devastation of typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines and Dhaka's garment factory collapse... Read More →
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Richard Tsong-Taatarii

Staff Photographer, Minneapolis Star Tribune
Through his documentary photography work, Richard Tsong-Taatarii brings attention to the joys and tribulations of Minnesotans as a staff photographer for the Minneapolis Star Tribune and a contributing photographer to Zuma Press. He also enjoys covering communities within our larger... Read More →
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Hai Do

Chief, Voice of America Learning English, Voice of America
Hai Do is Chief of VOA Learning English, a source of news and information for English learners worldwide. Prior to VOA, Hai was an Assistant Managing Editor at The Philadelphia Inquirer. He also worked as Director of Photography for The Philadelphia Inquirer and and as a photographer... Read More →

Thursday August 1, 2019 11:00am - 12:30pm EDT
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