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.
Monsoon Season is Devastating South Asia Right Now
In India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal, hundreds are dead and millions have fled their homes. And monsoon season is just beginning.
Exclusive: The U.S. used suspect evidence to push young Bangladeshi migrants into adult detention
Immigration agencies moved dozens of people from children's facilities, sometimes using weak evidence, a VICE News investigation has found.
At least 78 dead after blaze guts historic Chawkbazar in Bangladesh
"Our teams are working there, but many of the recovered bodies are beyond recognition.”
This Camp for Rohingya Widow Refugees Offers Sanctuary From Sexual Violence
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.
'I've Seen Everything': The Doctor Helping Refugee Women Survive Trauma
Dr. Fatema Akter is no ordinary physician. In the refugee camps of Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, she sees up to 80 patients a day—many of whom have suffered horrific persecution.
Myanmar is now killing Rohingya through “forced starvation,” says the U.N.
The bulldozing of mass graves showed a “deliberate attempt by the authorities to destroy evidence of potential international crimes."
The Sinking Brothel
The sex workers of Banishanta, an island on Bangladesh’s southwestern coast, stand to be washed away by rising sea levels.
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Rohingya refugees are receiving official identities for the first time ever
Burmese military "committed widespread rape" of fleeing Rohingya women
Burmese security forces had “committed widespread rape” against Rohingya women and girls as part of a brutal ethnic cleansing that has forced more than 600,000 Rohingyas to flee their homes.
The People of Bangladesh Shouldn't Have to Pay for America's Carbon Footprint
As the US continues to debate the reality of climate change while being one of the largest contributors to carbon emissions, countries like Bangladesh and millions of people suffer.
The Pot-Smoking Female Mystics of Bangladesh
The Bauls are a spiritual sect of troubadours who roam the countryside and sing for their supper. They also smoke a lot of weed.