The sanctions by the Treasury Department marked the toughest US action so far in response to Myanmar’s crackdown on the Rohingya minority.
Just 1,000 police officers guard the labyrinthine shanties that make up the giant camps and authorities want to more than double the force in the wake of several grizly murders.
Increasingly hostile to dissent, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's government wants to halt anti-government momentum ahead of elections later this year. It could backfire.
On the anniversary of Rohingyas fleeing Myanmar after many atrocities, Fozia Alvi, a Canada-based doctor, recounts the physical and psychological sufferings she encountered while treating them in Bangladeshi camps.
Trump’s Muslim ban complicates the recently signed Australia-US refugee deal – and Australia complicates it further by denying journalists and rights activists entry to the contentious Manus Island detention centre.
India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party has cultivated an army of cyber trolls to propagate its message of Hindu chauvinism and hyper-nationalism, and to launch vicious attacks on its opponents. Then, a BJP member became himself a victim.
Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi hopes the country will reach a lasting peace with its ethnic minority groups after seven decades of strained relations and armed conflict.
Rescued boys skinnier after extraordinary cave rescue, health officials say, a day after divers brought out a young football team from a northern Tham Luang cave ending a 17-day ordeal that gripped Thailand and the world.
Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo Wa Lone are accused of possessing sensitive material linked to army operations in Rakhine state. The pair were working on the atrocities committed against Muslim Rohingya, of whom 700,000 have fled to Bangladesh.
Turkey hosts a meeting on the Rohingya crisis focusing on the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Myanmar's Rakhine and Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar.
The use of rape by Myanmar's armed forces has been sweeping and methodical, although the military has denied its soldiers raped any Rohingya women. Now, the babies conceived during those assaults have been born.
The president of the International Committee of the Red Cross says "over a million people live in misery, held hostage to a profoundly unsettling contradiction." Peter Maurer was speaking after visiting Rohingya refugees in Myanmar and Bangladesh.
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