Yangon, Myanmar: In 2015, a week before general elections, people attend a rally for politician Aung San Suu Kyi and her party, the National League for Democracy.
A young child stands under a shelter as monsoon rains hit on August 28th, 2018, in Unchiprang refugee camp, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh.
The new sanctions are the toughest U.S. action so far in response to Myanmar's ongoing human rights abuses.
While Facebook must improve its policies in curtailing the spread of hate speech against Muslims in Myanmar, those steps won't address the fundamental drivers of persecution and violence in the region.
In Chicago, the Rohingya have seen deep communal and governmental support to acclimate to life in the states, and to advocate for their people from abroad. In Milwaukee, the community hopes to follow suit.
Journalists trying to cover the regime's brutal crackdown against the Rohingya have found themselves in the government's crosshairs.
As hundreds of thousands of Myanmar muslims seek safety in the country, they have little choice but to overburden the jungles on which their livelihoods depend.
Mahachai, Thailand: Burmese migrant workers peel shrimp at a processing factory in Thailand's Samut Sakhon province.
A year-long investigation into the multi-million-dollar charcoal market and how it moves from the villages of Myanmar into Chinese smelters.
The severity and speed with which the current crisis is escalating threatens to make it the worst flare-up of mass migration the country has seen in decades.
Over a period of 40 years, Myanmar's military killed and displaced tens of thousands of Karen people.