Myanmar frees Reuters journalists
The two reporters were arrested in Myanmar in late 2017. Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for their coverage of the military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims.
Myanmar land ownership law could displace millions of farmers
Under a land reformation act, millions of rural farmers across Myanmar could be forced from land that they have tilled for generations. Many are unaware of the danger they face. Peter Yeung reports from Yangon.
Oktoberfest – a taste of Bavaria in Myanmar
The Oktoberfest in Munich may be over, but across the globe hundreds of mini-Oktoberfests are catering to those who want to enjoy a little taste of German culture and traditions. Even Yangon in Myanmar celebrates its own two-day Oktoberfest.
Indonesia offers help to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh
Indonesian President Joko Widodo has called for a quick and peaceful solution to one of the world's largest refugee crised unfolding Bangladesh and Myanmar. Widodo was speaking after a visit to refugee camps, where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims have been living in makeshift tents after fleeing a military crackdown in Myanmar.
Pope says 'Rohingya' in public for first time on Asia trip
Pope Francis had an emotional meeting with Muslim refugees from Myanmar in Bangladesh on Friday, calling for them to be respected.
Delhi’s Rohingya refugees under threat
The humanitarian crisis over Myanmar’s Muslim Rohingya minority is worsening as India threatens to deport Rohingya refugees. DW’s Sonia Phalnikar revisited one refugee in Delhi to see how he’s been coping with the situation.
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh desperate for aid
More than 400,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh in the past weeks. In addition to the violence in Myanmar the refugees now have to cope with monsoon rains. The growing humanitarian crisis poses a huge challenge to Bangladeshi authorities.
Exiled blogger documents Rohingya suffering
For many years, activist and blogger Nay San Lwin has been documenting torture and subjugation faced by Rohingyas in Myanmar.