Lives in limbo: the Rohingya crisis

Sitting on the dirt floor in a flimsy bamboo shelter, Almas Khatun pulls a pink shawl from her face to reveal scars across her cheek and throat.

"I saw my family killed with my own eyes," says the softly spoken 40-year-old survivor of Tula Toli, the most horrific massacre in a pogrom of indiscriminate killing, mass rape and arson targeting Rohingya Muslim civilians in Myanmar.

This story Lives in limbo: the Rohingya crisis first appeared on The Sydney Morning Herald.