It’s a horrific byproduct of the Rohingya flight to Bangladesh: babies who are the product of rape, born to refugees who were assaulted by the Myanmar military. Compounding the trauma, their community views the women as dishonored. Special correspondent Tania…
By Tania Rashid
On this edition for Saturday, August 25, Pope Francis acknowledges the Church’s failure to address clergy abuse in his address in Dublin, and scientists study what the world’s oceans looked like before plastic and chemical pollution. Also, looking at potential…
By PBS NewsHour
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
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
Ethnic cleansing targeting Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar has not stopped despite growing condemnation from the international community, the Trump administration said Tuesday.
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…
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