Thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees on Saturday marked the one-year anniversary of the attacks that sent them fleeing to safety in Bangladesh.
By Julhas Alam, Associated Press
“I want justice. That’s all they kept saying, ‘I want justice,'" said Caryl Stern, president and CEO of UNICEF USA, who recently visited the camps.
By Larisa Epatko
Ethnic cleansing targeting Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar has not stopped despite growing condemnation from the international community, the Trump administration said Tuesday.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
Rohingya Muslims have suffered innumerable atrocities in Myanmar, only to face poverty, desperation and human trafficking as refugees in Bangladesh. John Yang talks with Skye Wheeler of Human Rights Watch for a broader look at their plight.
By Tania Rashid
Since the majority of Rohingya refugees are women and girls, many of whom are poor and without a male breadwinner, they are vulnerable to traffickers looking to make fast money in the Bangladeshi sex trade. Special correspondent Tania Rashid and…
“My friend said, ‘Why don’t you run away from the camps? I know people who can help you. Do you want work in a garment factory?’ I said yes.” Little did she know, her “friend” was a Rohingya trafficker.
Child marriage is common among the Rohingya, but for those who have fled terror in Myanmar, insecurity and poverty is pushing many families to marry off their daughters even earlier. Special correspondent Tania Rashid and videographer Phil Caller meet a…
By Tania Rashid
They escaped a campaign of murder, repression and rape by Myanmar's military and militant Buddhist monks. Now hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims refugees in Bangladesh await the political deal that would allow a return to their homeland. Special correspondent…
The 2013 collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory in Bangladesh killed more than 1,100, a tragedy that pressured Western clothing retailers and customers to take responsibility for work conditions. Five years later, signs suggest factories have improved, but progress…
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