Heartbreaking pictures of Rohingya migrants have made international headlines in recent weeks. But some of the photos now making the social media rounds aren't exactly what they seem. DW's social media team tells you why
The general perception about Myanmar's Rohingya conflict is that it is a religious issue. Analyst Siegfried O. Wolf, however, believes the crisis is more politically and economically driven. (04.06.2015)
A general in Thailand wanted by police in connection with trafficking Rohingya refugees has turned himself in. Thailand has launched a crackdown on the practice, which exploits the minority Muslims from Myanmar. (03.06.2015)
Delegates from 17 governments, along with international organizations, have met in Thailand to address the refugee crisis in Southeast Asia. Myanmar has taken exception to being blamed for the problem. (29.05.2015)
Cambodia has received its first group of refugees under an agreement reached with Australia to take them in permanently in return for millions in aid funds. The deal has been slammed by rights groups. (04.06.2015)
They fled burning villages, systematic rape and arbitrary killings. Now Bangladesh has signed a deal with Myanmar to return some of its hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees.
Pope Francis is heading to Myanmar and Bangladesh as the two nations grapple with the Rohingya crisis. While some stress the pontiff should refrain from using the contentious term "Rohingya," others disagree vehemently.
Rights advocate Amnesty International accuses the Myanmar government of imposing an apartheid regime. Since violence broke out in August, over 600,000 Rohingya have so far fled the country's western Rakhine state.
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