Five years after the Egyptian revolution, torture within the police force remains endemic. Those who speak out usually find themselves silenced.
Rohingya activist and blogger Nay San Lwin has been documenting torture and subjugation faced by his people in Myanmar. His blog has become one of the most reliable sources on the brutal crackdown against the Rohingya.
Authorities have confirmed the arrest of prominent human rights attorney Ibrahim Metwally for spreading fake news. Metwally was helping the family of Giulio Regeni, an Italian student who was abducted and killed in 2016.
Officials say the situation has been deteriorating in the southeast of the country since US special forces withdrew. They were hunting for war crimes suspect Joseph Kony who heads the violent Lord's Resistance Army.
What makes Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims one of the most persecuted communities in the world? What is the conflict between the majority Buddhists and the minority Rohingya all about, and what should be done to resolve it?
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