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The Rohingyas' perilous journey
Roshida, a Rohingya woman, sits with her children at a refugee shelter in Khao Lak, in Thailand's southern Phang Nga Province, on May 28. The family was attempting to reach Malaysia, where Roshida's husband is living, when they were rescued by the Thai army.
Two Rohingya children stand in a hallway at the refugee shelter in Khao Lak on May 28.
A boat used for ferrying migrants from a larger ship to land lies abandoned in Thailand's Ranong Province, on the border with Myanmar, on May 28.
Rohingya children play on a swingset at the refugee shelter in Khao Lak on May 28.
Rohingya women at the refugee shelter sew place mats, which they will later sell, on May 28.
A baby sleeps in a room at the Rohingya refugee shelter in Khao Lak on May 28.
An abandoned Rohingya camp in Thailand's southern Songkhla Province is seen here on May 27.
Rohingya arrested for illegally entering Thailand wait at the immigration detention center in Ranong Province on May 29.
A jungle trail leads toward the abandoned Rohingya camp in Thailand's Songkhla Province.
A villager living near the abandoned Rohingya camp sits with his gun on May 27.
Ahmeen, bottom, a Rohingya survivor from the jungle camp, is cared for at the Padang Besar Hospital in Songkhla Province on May 27.
Amad is another Rohingya survivor receiving care at the Padang Besar Hospital.
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Mourners from all over Thailand have gathered in Bangkok to pay their final respects to King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died last October after a 70-year reign.
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Five days of funeral rites relating to the cremation conclude on Oct. 29, bringing to an end more than a year of national mourning.
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