A fresh wave of violence erupted when the Myanmarese military began its crackdown on Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state. Thousands of Rohingya were forced to flee their homes into Bangladesh.
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Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled violence and persecution in Myanmar have sought refuge in Bangladesh. Bigger Than Five goes inside the Katupalong camp, where refugees continue to call for support from the U.S. and China.
Off The Grid - Unwanted, The Rohingya Exodus
Half a million Rohingya Muslims have been forced to flee Myanmar and now live in camps in neighbouring Bangladesh, with not much hope to return. Off The Grid met some of them at the border.
Production team: Alexandra Pauliat, Shamim Chowdhury, Nicolas Davies-Jones, Ilkay Erkoc, Engin Uzun
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Rohingya Refugee Crisis: Community radio informs, connect refugees
Bangladesh is home to one of the largest refugee camps in the world. Almost 600,000 Rohingya live there after fleeing across the border from Myanmar. One of its 18-year-old residents has made it his mission to make sure his fellow refugees stay informed. Yasin Eken reports.
Rohingya Refugee Crisis: Women speak out on sexual violence
More than half a million Rohingya muslims have fled persecution and violence in Myanmar and many women remain traumatised by their expriences. Some have begun to seek psychological support while in the refugee camp in Bangladesh. The Rohingya were denied the right to healthcare in Myanmar. Sandra Gathmann has this exclusive report from Cox's Bazaar.
Rohingya Refugee Crisis: Refugees fight deportation threat in India
India's Supreme Court is hearing final arguments in the case of Rohingya refugees who are fighting to prevent their deportation. The government says the Rohingya are illegal immigrants and pose a threat to national security. Many of the Rohingya believe they'll be killed if they're sent back to Myanmar. Neha Poonia reports from New Delhi.
Veteran US diplomat quits Rohingya advisory panel
A former US ambassador to the UN quit from an advisory panel on the Rohingya refugee crisis, calling it a 'whitewash and a cheerleading operation' for Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi. He accused the leader of lacking moral leadership.
Rohingya Refugee Crisis: Repatriation marred with skepticism
Bangladesh is postponing the return of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar. It was due to begin on Tuesday, but the process of verifying the list of people to be repatriated is still on-going. More than 650-thousand Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar since August. And as Staci Bivens reports, more are still arriving in Bangladesh.
Myanmar Arrests: Journalists imprisoned in Myanmar freed
Three journalists working for TRT World, and their local driver, are celebrating at home tonight after being released from prison in Myanmar earlier on Friday. They were arrested in October and convicted of flying a drone without permission. Kerry Alexandra reports.
Myanmar Military Crackdown: Soldiers accused of methodical rape of Rohingya
An investigation by the Associated Press news agency has found the rape of Rohingya women by Myanmar's security forces has been sweeping and methodical. It's been part of a violent campaign against the Muslim ethnic minority.
Nafisa Latic reports.
Rohingya Refugee Crisis: Poor sanitary conditions in refugee camps
Pope's last stop in Myanmar was a mass for young people in Yangon. On Friday, in Bangladesh, he's expected to meet some Rohingya refugees in the capital, Dhaka. The persecuted Muslim minority from Myanmar are living in makeshift camps and will be waiting to hear the pope's message - mostly from afar as they struggle to cope with deplorable conditions. Shamim Chowdhury reports.
Rohingya Refugee Crisis: Children face worsening life conditions
Thousands of Rohingya children have been forced to escape persecution in Myanmar and travel to refugee camps in Bangladesh. And many have had to do it alone. They face squalid living conditions away from their families, and aid workers warn that the situation is getting even worse. Nick Davies-Jones has more.
Rohingya Refugees Crisis: Rain and evictions add to Rohingya misery
Heavy monsoon rain has brought further misery to hundreds of thousands of Rohingya in refugee camps on the Bangladeshi border. They've been fleeing from violence at the hands of Myanmar's army. The government has started vaccinating thousands of Rohingya children living in the camps, with plans to innoculate 150-thousand children in a week. Christine Pirovolakis has the story.
International community urges Myanmar to end atrocities
Bangladesh has started to restrict the movement of Rohingya refugees. The government says it wants to keep track of the influx of people. It comes amid a plan to build 14,000 shelters for the more than 400,000 refugees there. Meanwhile, the Indian government is trying to deport the 40,000 Rohingya refugees who have lived in the country for nearly a decade. Kerry Alexandra has the story.
Myanmar Violence: Aid agencies call for urgent help for Rohingya
For around 400-thousand Rohingya Muslims, an informal fleet of small wooden boats has meant deliverance from what they say is an indiscriminate assault on their villages by the Myanmar army. Aid agencies say they need millions of dollars in support to provide the urgently needed help. Arabella Munro reports.
Myanmar Violence: Around 400,000 Rohingya flee into Bangladesh
The European Union has joined the international chorus condemning the violence in Myanmar, as thousands of Rohingya Muslims continue to flood into neighbouring Bangladesh. Arabella Munro reports.
Myanmar Violence: Olof Blomqvist from Amnesty International joins the discussion
The United Nations Security Council will hold a closed-door meeting on the violence in Myanmar that has sent Rohingya Muslims fleeing to Bangladesh. Britain and Sweden requested the urgent meeting.
Myanmar Violence: UN warns of "ethnic cleansing" against Rohingya
Zeid Ra’ad al Hussein's statement came before UN said roughly 370, 000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh since August. TRT World's Shamim Chowdhury reports from Kutupalong camp in Bangladesh.
Myanmar Violence: Interview with Mark Farmaner, Director of the Burma campaign group
Mark Farmaner, who is the director of the London-based Burma Campaign group, speaks to TRT World on Myanmar violence.
Myanmar Violence: UN says warns of "ethnic cleansing" in Myanmar
The United Nations has criticised the ongoing violence in Myanmar- with its human rights chief saying the security crackdown appears to be an act of 'ethnic cleansing'.
Nearly 300,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh since the violence began more than two weeks ago. The UN Human Rights Commissioner, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, says the military operation ignores basic human rights and should be stopped.
Myanmar Violence: Phil Robertson discusses the Rohingya ceasefire
The Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army in Myanmar have declared a one-month unilateral ceasefire to ease the humanitarian crisis in northern Rakhine state.
(ARSA) said the truce would start on Sunday, urging Mynamar's army to lay down weapons as well.
Myanmar Violence: Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army declares truce
The Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army has declared a month-long ceasefire after an escalation in violence in Myanmar. The group says it's to allow aid organisations to respond to the growing humanitarian crisis in Rakhine State. But it's unclear whether government forces will do the same. Christine Pirovolakis has the story.
Strait Talk: The tears of Rohingya
Strait Talk this week throws light on the plight of Rohingyas, who are the world's most persecuted minority.
Rohingyas are fleeing a genocide, as Myanmar government continues its 'clearing operations'. The world's response to their agony has been abysmal with exceptions. Turkey has delivered its first phase of aid to the Rohingyas. Turkey's First Lady Emine Erdogan along with Mevlut Cavusoglu and Bilal Erdogan have visted the Refugee camps in Cox Bazaar.
We look into the suffering of Rohingyas and what is the world doing to stop it.
Strait Talk brings you the much-needed context to stories that are changing the world around us. It airs every Friday at 20:30 GMT on TRT World.
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Myanmar Violence: Interview with Rohingya activist Nay San Lwin
The UN refugee agency says an estimated 270,000 Rohingas - that's a quarter of their population in Myanmar - have now crossed the border into Bangladesh, after a violent crackdown by Myanmar's armed forces. Scores of villages have been torched and Myanmar's army has been accused of laying landmines. For more on this we are joined by Nay San Lwin (Nay San Leu-in). He is an activist for Rohingya Muslims and a blogger.