More than 400,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh in the past weeks. In addition to the violence in Myanmar the refugees now have to cope with monsoon rains. The growing humanitarian crisis poses a huge challenge to Bangladeshi authorities.
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 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.
A report detailing massive human rights violations in Myanmar has pointed to UN negligence as a factor in allowing the Rohingya crisis in Rakhine State to escalate.
Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and Sergei Lavrov met in Berlin to discuss their roles in Syria. Germany promised reconstruction help if Russia kept President Assad from launching an offensive in opposition-held Idlib.
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