Hundreds of thousands of people in Bangladesh and Myanmar sought shelter from the cyclone ahead of its arrival. But the storm weakened as it hit the coast of Bangladesh and officials have downgraded their warnings.
Fatima was gang-raped during attacks on Rohingya Muslims as part of Myanmar's ethnic cleansing campaign. Now, she and her family live in a camp in Bangladesh with few prospects, DW Editor-in-Chief Ines Pohl reports.
It's been a year since violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state triggered a massive exodus of Rohingya people fleeing to neighboring Bangladesh. DW spoke to Bangladesh's refugee and repatriation commissioner about the crisis.
Senior Myanmar military officials should be prosecuted for crimes against humanity, rights group Amnesty International said in a new report that reveals fresh evidence of atrocities committed against the Rohingya people.
Aid agencies and the UN have warned that Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh are at risk as the monsoon season begins in South Asia. Heavy rains and cyclones could cause enormous damage to refugee camps in Cox's Bazar.
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