Photo by Md Jamal
Photo by Ro Mon Sur Ali
“Wow! This looks amazing. There are so many incredible talented Rohingya photographers, artists, poets, teachers, journalists, musicians, activists and filmmakers. It’s about time their phenomenal creativity is celebrated.” — Mohammed Jamjoom, Senior Correspondent, Aljazeera
“Even though I know a good deal about the realities Rohingya refugees face, I learned so much more by reading this inaugural issue of Rohingyatographer.” — Prof Tom Arcaro, Elon University
“Please support this initiative by the Rohingya youth in the refugee camp. Your little support will help them to unleash their potential into opportunities.” — Aung Kyaw Moe, Ministry of Human Rights, National United Government of Myanmar
“Inspiring to see Rohingya voices and talent leading the way in highlighting what life is like in Cox’s Bazar, the world’s biggest refugee camp.” — Jan Egeland, Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council
“An excellent initiative. Young Rohingya photographers capturing images of daily life. Can’t wait to receive my copy!” — Dr Ronan Lee, Author of Myanmar’s Rohingya Genocide.
“An incredible collection of photographs and stories, make sure to get yours.” — Nathan McGibney, Senior Global Advocacy Advisor, Norwegian Refugee Council
“It is hard to overstate how important projects like these are. The Rohingya language has no written script, the Rohingya people currently have no home, and these images will add to a small but emerging oeuvre of what it means to be Rohingya.” — Imrul Islam, Advocacy Manager, Norwegian Refugee Council
Photo by Md Jamal
Photo by Mayyu Khan
Photo by Ro Yassin Abdumonab
Photo by Md Iddris
“I want to thank you for reminding me that as artists we don't only create music or arts for entertainment. We also create art to heal from our own trauma or the trauma of our people. It is a very strong message, I am taking this with me.” —Tahsan Khan, UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador.