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Rohingya boat people photos not 'art'

Terence Tang  |  Published:  |  Modified:

The photograph shows a boat carrying more than 300 Rohingya and Bangladeshi refugees desperately trying to collect food supplies dropped by a Thai army helicopter in the Andaman Sea on May 14 last year.

“These are not art,” the person who captured this moment, Agence France-Presse (AFP) photojournalist Christophe Archambault, insisted during his talk before an audience of about 50 people at White Box, Publika, in Kuala Lumpur yesterday.

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