In this Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017 file photo, an Indian man collects iron sheet damaged by a mortar shell allegedly fired from the Pakistan side of the border in Arnia sector near the India-Pakistan international border, about 47 kilometers (30 miles) from Jammu, India. Pakistani soldiers on Saturday night fired mortar shells and automatic rifles at border posts in five places in Arnia sector, officials said. (AP Photo/Channi Anand, File)
Rohingya Muslims who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, including many children, waited on line to collect food aid near the Kutupalong refugee camp. Over the last month, an estimated 430,000 Rohingya have arrived in Bangladesh as their homes and villages were set on fire by mobs of soldiers and Buddhist monks. They have brought with them accounts of soldiers spraying their villages with gunfire.
In other images from the Asia-Pacific region last week, Indian artists dressed as the Hindu god Rama performed during Dussehra festivities. The Hindu festival of Dussehra commemorates Lord Rama’s triumph over the demon king Ravana, marking the victory of good over evil.
This gallery was curated by Associated Press photo editor Masayo Yoshida in Tokyo. In this Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 file photo, Myanmar’s State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi delivers a televised speech to the nation at the Myanmar International Convention Center in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. After a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims sparked allegations of ethnic cleansing, Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Tuesday her country does not fear international scrutiny. (AP Photo/File) In this Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 file photo, Indian artists dressed as Hindu god Rama, right, and his brother Lakshman take a selfie before performing a traditional Ramleela drama, narrating the life of Hindu God Rama, during Dussehra festivities in Allahabad, India. The Hindu festival of Dussehra commemorates the triumph of Lord Rama over the demon king Ravana, marking the victory of good over evil. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh, File) In this Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017 file photo, a man wearing a pilot hat prepares to take a souvenir picture on a mock cockpit promoting the Airbus airliner at Aviation Expo China in Beijing. The expo features as many as 300 foreign and local exhibitors showcasing their latest aviation products. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File) In this Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 file photo, a young Rohingya Muslim boy, who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, waits along with others for his turn to collect food aid near Kutupalong refugee camp, Bangladesh. With a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims sparking accusations of ethnic cleansing from the United Nations and others, Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday said her country does not fear international scrutiny and invited diplomats to see some areas for themselves. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin, File) In this Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 file photo, Alishaan, a Rohingya Muslim man, carries his sick mother Aishya Khatoon to a hospital at Taiy Khali refugee camp, Bangladesh. More than 400,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh since Aug. 25, when deadly attacks by a Rohingya insurgent group on police posts prompted Myanmar’s military to launch “clearance operations” in Rakhine state. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin, File) In this Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 file photo, Rohingya Muslims, who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, stretch their arms out to catch a bag of rice thrown at them during distribution of aid near Balukhali refugee camp. With Rohingya refugees still flooding across the border from Myanmar, those packed into camps and makeshift settlements in Bangladesh are desperate for scant basic resources and fights erupt over food and water. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin, File) In this Monday, Sept. 18, 2017 file photo, supporters of the hard line Hefazat-e-Islam shout slogans as they gather for a march towards Myanmar’s embassy to protest against the persecution of Rohingya Muslims, in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Bangladesh has been overwhelmed with more than 400,000 Rohingya who fled their homes in the last three weeks amid a crisis the U.N. describes as ethnic cleansing. (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad, File) In this Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 file photo, visitors try out a game with a virtual reality headset device at the Tokyo Game Show in Chiba, near Tokyo. The Japanese video game industry is finding its way out of the doldrums by adapting new technology for decades-old titles. And that energy was evident at the annual game show. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)