Two soldiers who deserted from Myanmar's army have testified on video that they were instructed by commanding officers to "shoot all that you see and that you hear" in villages where minority Rohingya lived.
By Grant Peck, Associated Press
On the Bangladesh-Myanmar border, the world’s largest refugee camp houses a generation of lost Rohingya children. Because Bangladesh bans them from school, they face a hard choice: Break the law, or relinquish dreams of a better future. In response, some…
By Tania Rashid
After nearly 18 months, two Reuters journalists have left prison in Myanmar. The crime that put them there: Revealing information the country’s government wanted to suppress, about its persecution campaign against Myanmar's Rohingya Muslim minority. John Yang talks to Priscilla…
The Rohingya people of Myanmar have long been persecuted by their government, primarily for their Muslim faith amid a Buddhist majority. A million of them have fled the violence to camps in neighboring Bangladesh, which is tiring of their presence.
The U.N. is calling for an investigation into Myanmar’s violent crackdown last year against the Rohingya, a Muslim minority group. But Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh are finally receiving aid, and despite repatriation discussions, many are reluctant to return to the…
By Jamey Keaten, Associated Press
Investigators working for the U.N.'s top human rights body said that Myanmar military leaders should be prosecuted for genocide against Rohingya Muslims, taking the unusual step of identifying six by name among those behind crimes against the ethnic minority.
By Aditi Malhotra, The Teacher Project
Salamat Khan Bin Jalil Khan, 19, a Rohingya Muslim refugee, has missed crucial time in school so that he can help support his family, including sending money to his parents back in Myanmar.
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.
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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