For many years, activist and blogger Nay San Lwin has been documenting torture and subjugation faced by Rohingyas in Myanmar. His blog is widely seen as a reliable source of information about the Rohingya situation.
Rights activists have expressed their disappointment over Aung San Suu Kyi's speech on the Rohingya crisis. DW looks at why the democracy icon has struggled with discussing rights abuses in Rakhine. (19.09.2017)
Around 300,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh, escaping violence and persecution in their native Myanmar. It's not the first time they have been forced from their homes. (09.09.2017)
Soldiers who have been fighting Islamist insurgents are said to have fired at civilians fleeing the violence. Up to 2,000 Rohingya Muslims from Rakhine state have reportedly been stopped at the border with Bangladesh. (26.08.2017)
The UN's human rights chief has rebuked Myanmar for a "brutal security operation" against Rohingya Muslims. Over 300,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh to escape violence in the country's Rakhine state. (11.09.2017)
Rohingya Muslims fleeing from fighting in Myanmar face attempts by Bangladesh authorities to send them home despite a UN appeal that they be allowed to stay. The Rohingya are classed as illegal immigrants in Myanmar. (30.08.2017)
London-based global human rights organization Amnesty International has stripped Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi of its Ambassador of Conscience Award. The cause is her apparent indifference to atrocities.
As a bilateral agreement to return Rohingya refugees to Myanmar is set to take effect, there have been unconfirmed reports of refugees disappearing from camps to avoid a forced return to the violence-marred country.
Both Cambodia and Myanmar heavily depend on the European Union's duty and quota free trade agreement. But the European bloc believes it is time that these countries address human rights abuses. Ate Hoekstra reports.
Canada's parliament revoked Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi's honorary citizenship. It comes as the world's top court conducts a preliminary probe into the mass exodus of the Rohingya people from Myanmar.
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