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In Myanmar, over a million people have no idea about COVID-19
In the Southeast Asian nation of Myanmar, more than a million people are unaware of the COVID-19 pandemic ravaging the world due to a government-sanctioned internet shutdown that began a year ago.
Bangladesh: Prostitution in Refugee Camps
9 Nov 2019
Life is grim for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh's sprawling camps. They are not allowed to work and are reduced to begging. Many women turn to the sex industry, while others are lured into prostitution abroad by empty promises of jobs and marriage.
Rohingya refugees steer clear of planned repatriation to Myanmar
8 Sep 2019
Some 3,450 Rohingya refugees were due to be sent back to Myanmar from Bangladesh, but none appeared at the repatriation center. The UN has confirmed that abuse tantamount to genocide had occurred in Myanmar.
Bangladesh to UN: 'Support Rohingya island relocation or leave the country'
7 Sep 2019
In an interview with DW, Bangladesh's Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen expressed disappointment over "inadequate" international pressure on Myanmar to take back the Rohingya refugees currently camped in Cox's Bazar.
Islam fills the education vacuum for refugee Rohingya children
28 May 2019
Islam fills the education vacuum for refugee Rohingya children.
UN: Attacks in Myanmar's Rakhine state could be 'war crimes'
8 Apr 2019
The UN has said it has "credible reports" of recent Rohingya civilian deaths and abductions at the hands of Myanmar's military in the state of Rakhine. The UN said the attacks "may constitute war crimes."
Rohingya reject relocation to Bangladesh's island 'prison camp'
30 Mar 2019
Bangladeshi authorities say they are ready to move some 100,000 Rohingya refugees to houses on a remote island in the Bay of Bengal.
Nobel laureates met Rohingya refugees
28 Feb 2018
Over 680,000 Rohingya people have fled Myanmar since the summer of 2017. Three Nobel Peace Prize laureates met Rohingya refugees at the Rohingya refugee camps Cox's Bazar.
How Myanmar can guarantee Rohingya security
27 Feb 2018
DW spoke to U Aye Lwin, the national member of the Advisory Commission on Rakhine State, about how Myanmar can ensure the security of the Rohingya people returning to the country and how the international community can help in the process.
Rohingya return plan met with doubt in refugee camps
19 Jan 2018
As Bangladesh and Myanmar agree to complete the return of Rohingya Muslims who fled an army crackdown in Myanmar, many refugees are expressing doubts about the terms of their return.
Reuters Pictures of the Year 2017
22 Dec 2017
The most memorable pictures taken by Reuters photographers around the world this year, including Donald Trump’s presidency, the Rohingya refugee crisis, the fight against Islamic State and the total solar eclipse across the United States.
Four Rohingya drown as refugee boat capsizes off Bangladesh
1 Nov 2017
A small wooden fishing boat carrying dozens of Rohingya Muslims fleeing ethnic violence in Myanmar, capsized off the Bangladesh coast on Tuesday.