MSF documented 6,700 murders during the 30 days following 25 August, of whom 730 were children. This resulted in an estimated 688,000 mainly Rohingya people from Rakhine State fleeing into Cox’s Bazar in neighbouring Bangladesh.
Out of Fear is a 28-minute documentary based on Rohingya youth testimonies, highlighting the blatant despair and lack of perspectives this new generation is growing up in. The young people portrayed in this documentary were either born stateless in their parents’ homeland of Myanmar before fleeing widespread targeted violence in 2017 – or were born in refugee camps in Bangladesh where nearly one million people live in limbo.
The documentary focuses on a generation of children, teenagers, young adults living in containment amidst daily violence, and their perspectives for the future.