The UN children's agency UNICEF warns that urgent efforts are needed to avoid a humanitarian crisis in Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh.
In 1988, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi became the face of a popular democracy movement in Myanmar. Thirty years on, the Southeast Asian country has a democratic government, but there is much to be desired.
As Bangladesh fears it will be left alone with over 1 million Rohingya refugees, DW spoke with Minister of State Niels Annen from the German Foreign Ministry about how the international community can solve 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.
The EU and Canada have placed sanctions on Myanmar military and police officials in response to the Rohingya crisis. The Myanmar army said one of the officials had been fired and another was "given permission" to resign.
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