Thousands of people from Myanmar’s persecuted Rohingya minority have fled the country to seek refuge abroad. Many of them are now living in India, where they are struggling to eke out an existence.
The Indian government says it is working on a plan to deport thousands of Rohingya Muslims living in the country illegally. They are now being viewed as a security threat. Murali Krishnan reports.
A Thai court has found dozens of people guilty in the country's biggest ever human trafficking case, which began in 2015 after the discovery of 30 mass graves. The dead bodies are believed to be of Roghingya migrants.
The government led by Aung San Suu Kyi has said it will block a UN mission to investigate abuses against Rohingya Muslims. Security services have been accused of crimes akin to ethnic cleansing.
On July 1, 2016, an IS-claimed attack on a Dhaka cafe killed 29 people, including 18 foreigners. Expert Siegfried O. Wolf tells DW that Bangladeshi authorities continue to downplay the severity of the jihadist threat.
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