Displaced Rohingya face a life without prospects
Attitudes towards Rohingya people in Myanmar have shifted, due in part to the civil war. But this does nothing to alleviate their misery. By Rodion Ebbighausen
Russian war censorship denounced on World Press Freedom Day
Russia's ranking on the World Press Freedom Index has fallen again over the Kremlin's wartime censorship of the Ukraine conflict. From Myanmar to Mexico, journalists continue to risk their lives to deliver the news.
Cairo to Kyiv
Social media's rocky ride through conflict zones
Setting up Ukraine's official Twitter account in 2016, Yarema Dukh knew that social media was the best way for his country to get its message out. And yet the tortuous history of its relations with protest movements and governments – from 2011's Arab Spring to Myanmar – suggests Ukraine will have to fight to hold on to its gains
COVID-19 pandemic in India
Enabling the rights of the child
COVID-19 has many negative impacts on children, particularly in terms of education and healthcare. Development projects in the Indian state of Assam show how actors can successfully support disadvantaged children in times of crisis. By Enakshi Dutta, Cynthia Dittmar and Franziska Muller
The generals, the Buddhists and the Rohingya
Myanmar's Gen Z – "You messed with the wrong generation"
Protests against the 1 February military coup, which ousted Aun San Suu Kyi, continue in Myanmar despite an increasingly brutal crackdown. At the same time there are signs that widespread public resentment against the country's Muslim Rohingya minority may be softening. Dominik Muller reports
Controversial transfers from Cox's Bazar
Bangladesh relocating Rohingya refugees to Bhasan Char
Authorities in Bangladesh started sending a first group of more than 1,500 Rohingya refugees to the isolated island of Bhasan Char, despite calls by human rights groups for a halt to the process.
Muslims in Myanmar
What hope The Hague for the Rohingya?
The first hearings at the International Court of Justice reflect the entrenched positions in the Rohingya crisis. Rodion Ebbighausen believes the trial may finally help to soften the fronts
Myanmarʹs Aung San Suu Kyi in Hungary
With friends like Orban...
Myanmarʹs Aung San Suu Kyi and Hungaryʹs Viktor Orban have discussed their mutual fear of Muslims. In doing so, the Burmese leader has again showed she has lost the moral standing she once enjoyed, says Verena Holzl
Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh
Fatima, the Rohingya, tells her story
Fatima was gang-raped during attacks on Rohingya Muslims as part of Myanmar's ethnic cleansing campaign. Now, she and her family live in a camp in Bangladesh with few prospects, Ines Pohl reports
Wearing tradition – thanaka paste in a Rohingya camp
Thanaka, a paste that has been used for centuries to protect skin from the sun, is traditionally applied in swirls to the cheeks of Rohingya Muslim women. Itʹs a custom female refugees in Bangladesh are keen to preserve. By Clodagh Kilcoyne
Islamophobia in Asia
What drives Buddhist anti-Muslim feeling?
Islamophobia is rife in Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Thailand, with Buddhist monks heading up the hate campaigns against Muslims. Yet the roots of the conflict run deep. A report by Rodion Ebbighausen
Myanmar′s persecution of the Rohingya
The campaign of ethnic cleansing now being carried out against Myanmar′s Rohingya confronts the world with one of those moments that seem to arrive unannounced. Surely, by now, we should be able to recognise in such episodes the accelerating pulse of genocide? By Bernard Henri-Levy