Rohingya

Rohingya

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.
David Gilbert
9.6.19
Facebook

Facebook in India Is Drowning in Anti-Muslim Hate Speech

In the social media platform's biggest market, Islamophobia is widespread.
David Gilbert
6.12.19
Myanmar

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."
David Gilbert
9.3.18
Rohingya

Myanmar’s military is putting fake internet news about the Rohingya in real books

Many of the photographs used have been circulated on Facebook in recent years, part of a government push to supercharge hate speech towards the Rohingya.
David Gilbert
8.31.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

The Myanmar military doesn’t want you to see where the Rohingya genocide took place

One million Rohingya refugees remain in Bangladesh as the U.N. accuses Myanmar of genocide
Laurel Chor
Sebastian Walker
8.28.18
VICE News

The U.N. just called for Myanmar’s military to be prosecuted for genocide

The report documents a harrowing list of crimes, including murder, imprisonment, torture, rape, sexual slavery, and persecution.
David Gilbert
8.27.18
Facebook

Facebook hired outside group to investigate its role in spreading hate speech in Myanmar

Facebook and WhatsApp have been accused by the U.N. of spreading hate speech that led to ethnic violence against the Rohingya minority.
David Gilbert
8.15.18
Myanmar

Two Reuters journalists in Myanmar face prison for reporting on the Rohingya slaughter

“Although we are charged, we are not guilty.”
David Gilbert
7.9.18
politics

'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.
Helen Nianias
6.12.18
Myanmar

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."
Tim Hume
5.23.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

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VICE Staff
3.14.18
Rohingya

Facebook fueled violence and hatred in Rohingya crisis, UN investigators say

“I’m afraid that Facebook has now turned into a beast, and not what it originally intended.”
Alexa Liautaud
3.13.18
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