“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.
More than 130,000 Rohingya Muslims have been in internment camps for eight years in Rakhine State.
Accessing work and healthcare is increasingly challenging for those who sought a new life in the Muslim-majority nation.
With over one million Rohingya in Bangladesh, health measures to stop COVID-19 are difficult to enforce.
Rohingya refugees react to the bombshell testimony from two deserters, which could be a game-changer in ongoing legal efforts to provide justice.
“Our decision to exclude Aung San Suu Kyi formally from the community of Sakharov Prize laureates is a response to her failure and acceptance of ongoing crimes against the Rohingya community,” EU lawmakers said.
This is the first time former members of Myanmar's military have admitted mass atrocities against Rohingya and is seen as a "huge development" in human rights cases filed against the country's top generals.