#Myanmar

  • Article: The Gambia Sues Myanmar for Genocide Against Rohingya Muslims

    The Gambia Sues Myanmar for Genocide Against Rohingya Muslims

    From Voice of America|Nov. 12, 2019

    The UN has called the atrocities "a textbook case" of ethnic cleansing. Read more

  • Article: A Corner of the World's Largest Refugee Camp Pops Up in London Shopping Mall

    A Corner of the World's Largest Refugee Camp Pops Up in London Shopping Mall

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 13, 2019

    It allows shoppers to see what life is like for people who have fled Myanmar. Read more

  • Article: Desperate Rohingya Refugees Are Turning to Traffickers, UN Warns

    Desperate Rohingya Refugees Are Turning to Traffickers, UN Warns

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 19, 2019

    Thai police have reported a rise in trafficking from Myanmar to Malaysia this year. Read more

  • Article: Myanmar's Rohingya Crisis Shows Little Sign of Improvement, UN Official Says

    Myanmar's Rohingya Crisis Shows Little Sign of Improvement, UN Official Says

    By Gabrielle Deonath|July 2, 2019

    If the lack of action continues, she says she will "ring the alarm bell." Read more

  • Article: UN Accuses Myanmar of Creating ‘Apartheid State’ and Threatens to Withhold Aid

    UN Accuses Myanmar of Creating ‘Apartheid State’ and Threatens to Withhold Aid

    By Joe McCarthy|June 17, 2019

    “Rakhine has been an apartheid state for years.” Read more

  • Article: This Entrepreneur Is Giving Recycled Bikes to Poor Students in His Native Myanmar

    This Entrepreneur Is Giving Recycled Bikes to Poor Students in His Native Myanmar

    By Gabrielle Deonath|June 7, 2019

    A nonprofit buys bikes from bike-share companies to provide transportation to school. Read more

  • Article: These Drones Are Saving Myanmar's Famous Mangrove Forests

    These Drones Are Saving Myanmar's Famous Mangrove Forests

    By Joe McCarthy|April 12, 2019

    Mangroves are disappearing faster than other types of trees. Read more

  • Article: Angelina Jolie Says ‘We Cannot Say We Had No Warning’ About Rohingya Crisis

    Angelina Jolie Says ‘We Cannot Say We Had No Warning’ About Rohingya Crisis

    By Daniele Selby|Feb. 5, 2019

    The actress and superstar humanitarian is currently in Bangladesh visiting refugee camps. Read more