Myanmar

9.25.19

Facebook Is Giving Politicians a Free Pass on Hate Speech

The platform has rules about hate speech, but politicians will be allowed to break them because it's "newsworthy."

9.6.19

A Million Rohingya Refugees Are About to Be Cut Off From the World

In the world's largest refugee camp, the Bangladeshi government is moving to strip Rohingya of a essential lifeline: their cell phones.

5.7.19

Here's What You Need to Know About the Two Journalists Myanmar Just Released From Prison

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were locked up 511 days for reporting on state violence against Rohingya Muslims.

4.3.19

What It's Like to Be Illegally Gay in Myanmar

...And preparing for a drag show.

1.2.19

Canada denies Rohingya couple's asylum claim

“It’s like they have no idea what’s happening to us."

9.20.18

Canada's parliament declares Rohingya crisis a genocide

A UN report this week found that crimes against humanity have been committed against Rohingya Muslims.

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9.3.18

Myanmar tries to “whitewash” its Rohingya crimes by jailing journalists

“The court has rendered itself complicit in the government’s efforts to obscure the campaign of ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya."

5.23.18

Rohingya militants massacred Hindu villagers, sparing only those who converted to Islam

"We were told not to look at them. They had knives. They also had some spades and iron rods."

5.1.18

Watch the trailer for VICE on HBO's episode “Massacre in Myanmar & The Blue Helmets”

The team heads to Myanmar to investigate the fate of the Rohingya, then we take you to Mali to check out the peacekeeping mission there.

4.26.18

Starting Over: Delhi's Rohingya Refugees Struggle to Rebuild Their Homes

A week after a major fire, VICE visited the refugee camp where the community is rebuilding.

3.19.18

Meet the Lawyers Trying to Prosecute Aung San Suu Kyi For War Crimes

As Myanmar's state counsellor, the lawyers allege she's directly responsible for more than one million Rohingya people fleeing the country.

3.14.18

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Stephen Hawking dead at 76, Democrat leads in deep-red Pennsylvania district, Trump wants militarized "space force," and more.

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