World Refugee Day

Updated On Jun 20, 2014 11:57 PM IST
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Mohd Haroon, Rohingya Muslim, fled Burma 8 years ago, a day after his cousin sister was raped. He now lives with his family in Delhi, along with others from his community. (Saumya Khandelwal/ HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Mohd Haroon, Rohingya Muslim, fled Burma 8 years ago, a day after his cousin sister was raped. He now lives with his family in Delhi, along with others from his community. (Saumya Khandelwal/ HT Photo)

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Rohingya Muslims now lead tough lives in slum like conditions, on the fringes of Delhi with the military rulers having allegedly deprived many off their land and other belongings. (Saumya Khandelwal/ HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 20, 2014 11:57 PM IST

Rohingya Muslims now lead tough lives in slum like conditions, on the fringes of Delhi with the military rulers having allegedly deprived many off their land and other belongings. (Saumya Khandelwal/ HT Photo)

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A devout prays in a makeshift mosque in Delhi, an act that was not easy to practice for Rohingya Muslim in Buddhist dominant Burma. (Saumya Khandelwal/ HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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A devout prays in a makeshift mosque in Delhi, an act that was not easy to practice for Rohingya Muslim in Buddhist dominant Burma. (Saumya Khandelwal/ HT Photo)

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Rohingya Muslim Haroon knows there is no peace in returning to Myanmar. With no country his own, he has stopped hoping for one. He hopes to one day live in peace in a spacious house. (Saumya Khandelwal/ HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 20, 2014 11:57 PM IST

Rohingya Muslim Haroon knows there is no peace in returning to Myanmar. With no country his own, he has stopped hoping for one. He hopes to one day live in peace in a spacious house. (Saumya Khandelwal/ HT Photo)

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Laxman was among Hindus from Pakistan who came to India during the Maha Kumbh Mela and chose not to return. He now lives on the outskirts of Delhi. (Saumya Khandelwal/ HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 20, 2014 11:57 PM IST

Laxman was among Hindus from Pakistan who came to India during the Maha Kumbh Mela and chose not to return. He now lives on the outskirts of Delhi. (Saumya Khandelwal/ HT Photo)

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Hindus living in Pakistan were allegedly treated with contempt, deprived off equal rights. They stay in a confused state of identity, as in Pakistan they were rebuked as being Indian and now, in India, as Pakistanis. (Saumya Khandelwal/ HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 20, 2014 11:57 PM IST

Hindus living in Pakistan were allegedly treated with contempt, deprived off equal rights. They stay in a confused state of identity, as in Pakistan they were rebuked as being Indian and now, in India, as Pakistanis. (Saumya Khandelwal/ HT Photo)

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The ID cards of Laxman's son and daughter-in-law, along with the tickets of the last bus that brought them to the Pakistan - India border. (Saumya Khandelwal/ HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 20, 2014 11:57 PM IST

The ID cards of Laxman's son and daughter-in-law, along with the tickets of the last bus that brought them to the Pakistan - India border. (Saumya Khandelwal/ HT Photo)

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With memories of Tibet still close to her heart, Tibetans are unsure of how much the Chinese influence has changed what was once their home. (Saumya Khandelwal/ HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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With memories of Tibet still close to her heart, Tibetans are unsure of how much the Chinese influence has changed what was once their home. (Saumya Khandelwal/ HT Photo)

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Afghani refugee Sultan Hameed Ghiasy performs at private parties of people from the Afghan community. He could not complete his school education and possesses no other skills. (Saumya Khandelwal/ HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Afghani refugee Sultan Hameed Ghiasy performs at private parties of people from the Afghan community. He could not complete his school education and possesses no other skills. (Saumya Khandelwal/ HT Photo)

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A Pharsi song book is seen at Hameed’s Studio. (Saumya Khandelwal/ HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 20, 2014 11:57 PM IST

A Pharsi song book is seen at Hameed’s Studio. (Saumya Khandelwal/ HT Photo)

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