Over 680,000 Rohingya people have fled Myanmar since the summer of 2017. Three Nobel Peace Prize laureates have met the refugees at the Rohingya camps in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh.
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.
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.
Two Reuters journalists arrested in December have been formally charged with violating Myanmar's Official Secrets Act. If convicted under the colonial-era British law, the two men could face up to 14 years in prison.
Three female Laureates have headed to Bangladesh to meet women from Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslim community. The three women aim to raise the profile of the plight of women who were tortured and raped by soldiers.
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