Manchen Schmugglern wird vorgeworfen, Flüchtlinge gefangen zu halten, bis sie ihre Schulden für die Überfahrt aus Myanmar bezahlt haben.
Some smugglers are being accused of holding refugees captive until they pay their debts for being ferried to safety from Myanmar, police in Bangladesh told BuzzFeed News.
Multiple sources have debunked images that were said to show Rohingya Muslims, who are fleeing Myanmar for Bangladesh by the thousands, torching their villages to trick foreign media.
"As organisations which seek to learn from some of the darkest chapters of history, we urge world leaders to condemn the shocking violence that has occurred."
"It simply cannot be right to continue British military aid to a country where human rights abuses are so rampant," shadow Foreign Office minister Liz McInnes said.
At least 123,000 Rohingya Muslims have left Myanmar in recent weeks, marking a spike in those fleeing alleged persecution by the Burmese military.
Some Burmese government officials and extremist groups are using fabricated news to advance their political goals and downplay harassment of Muslims.
Htin Kyaw, a longtime ally of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, was elected Myanmar's new president Tuesday.
Sort out your BBQ sauce, Westerners.
Dozens of bodies have been pulled from the rubble, which crashed over huts and people near a jade mine in Kachin state.
Because nothing says permanent support like permanent ink.
The National League for Democracy has won an historic victory in the first open elections the country has held in 25 years.
Mihaela Noroc traveled all around the world to show that stunning female beauty is everywhere.
The two appeared together outside Aung San Suu Kyi's home, where they discussed the law that would prevent her from being president.
A thousand year old tradition sees the women of Chin tribes tattoo their faces with intricate markings.
The BBC hails one of the most "hard-fought" offices it's opened anywhere in the world.
In many countries, the right to tweet is not inalienable, as outright bans, internet censorship, and media laws restrict what is legally fit to post.
"We think it's essential that this not be a 'mission accomplished' moment," Jannuzi says.
A global celebrity — even in an emerging democracy. And the first-ever American president to visit the country formerly known as Burma.
Canadian women have come up with a campaign to exploit the Myanmar junta's superstitious belief that coming into contact with women's underwear will rob them of their strength.