Refugees say that they are trapped on a bare hillside in a foreign country with no hope
The government of Aung San Suu Kyi ordered telecoms companies to shut down mobile internet coverage in two states. That was a year ago.
"Truly courageous to release it the night before a massive election."
Rohingyas are a Muslim minority from the largely Buddhist country of Myanmar who have been victims of “ethnic cleansing." The 'rari' camp in Bangladesh is a safe haven for young widows and girls who have been hit the hardest in the crisis.
VICE visited the refugee camp where the community is rebuilding.
Photographer Javed Sultan captured the scene at Darul Hijrat—"home of the migrant"—after as many as 46 shanties were destroyed.
"[Aung San Suu Kyi] obviously unwilling to do the difficult work to end atrocity.”
The small West African nation has offered to host all of the Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar and Bangladesh, but considering the country's poor human rights record, experts say the offer is insincere.