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.
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.
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.
A new report reignites the idea that social media users can be manipulated by misinformation, enabling a variety of actors to trigger violence between different groups. Morgan Meaker 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.
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