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)
It's the first deportation since the government ordered the expulsion of Rohingya refugees, citing security concerns. Rights groups fear for the fate of those returned to Myanmar, where they face the risk of torture.
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.
An unknown number of Rohingya were killed in 2017, while hundreds of thousands fled across the border. In addition to mass shootings, the army allegedly burned down entire villages and committed countless rapes.
Ordinary Iranians are likely to suffer the most under the latest round of US sanctions. Though some optimism remains about backdoor support through oil exports, the long-term outlook for Iran's economy remains dire.
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