Human rights groups say their detention was illegal, and are demanding clarity on why the refugees were held there in the first place.
Two lawsuits claim the company prioritized engagement over safety, leading to the horrific atrocities perpetrated by the Myanmar military.
Against backdrop of nationwide outrage after military’s power grab, some are grappling with their complicity in Rohingya suffering.
They feared for their relatives still in Myanmar and worried about the prospect of ever returning home.
In a VICE World News investigation, Rohingya women share their harrowing stories of being sold to men in Kashmir.
“Even an animal would not stay in that kind of trapped situation.”
Abul Kalam has been chronicling refugee life in Bangladesh for over a decade.
One rights group said the initiative champions the ethnic identity of the Rohingya people ‘on a global scale.’
Experts say Bhasan Char, or “Floating island”, is vulnerable to extreme weather conditions.
A shared desire for justice is bringing formerly divided Rohingya and Rakhine communities together, but there is a long way to go.
While the world's focus has been on the American outcome, Myanmar held its own national election.