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A copy of the Amnesty International Report 2017/18. Photograph: Reuters

Increasing homelessness, conditions in direct provision centres, sex workers’ rights and restrictions on women’s and girls’ reproductive rights are am(...)

A Rohingya family’s makeshift tent in the Balukhali refugee camp in Bangladesh, in September 2017. Amnesty International said the international community had failed to respond robustly to “crimes against humanity and war crimes from Myanmar to Iraq, South Sudan, Syria and Yemen”. Photograph:  Tomas Munita/The New York Times

The crisis in Myanmar and reported massacres of Rohingya Muslims are the consequence of a society encouraged to hate and a lack of global leadership o(...)

Mohammed Rafique and Rafika Begum with their children Jamalida (8) and Waheeda (4) at their home in Carlow. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

In August 2017 more than 100 people gathered on the grounds of the Carlow College, St Patrick's*, for the official reopening of the Carlow Cricket Clu(...)

Abdu Shakur, whose son Rashid Ahmed was among 10 Rohingya men killed by Myanmar security forces and Buddhist villagers on September 2nd, 2017, holds a family picture at Kutupalong camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Photograph: Mohammad Ponir Hossain/Reuters

An investigation into the killing of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar prompted a demand from Washington for a credible probe into the bloodshed there and (...)

Ten Rohingya Muslim men with their hands bound kneel as members of the Myanmar security forces stand guard in Inn Din village on September 2nd. The men were then executed and their bodies thrown into a mass grave, a Reuters investigation showed. Photograph: Reuters

Bound together, the 10 Rohingya captives watched their Buddhist neighbours dig a grave. Soon afterwards, on the morning of September 2nd, all 10 lay d(...)

A group of lawyers protest at the high court in Dhaka on Thursday after former prime minister  Khaleda Zia was sentenced to five years in prison. Photograph: Abir Abdullah/EPA

Bangladesh opposition leader and former prime minister Khaleda Zia was jailed on Thursday for corruption, but plans to appeal against her five-year t(...)

 Rohingya refugees wait to be registered in Teknaf in late in  2017. The blurring of fact and fiction may undermine their case. Photograph: Tomas Munita/New York Times

The four young sisters sat in a huddle, together but alone. Their accounts were dramatic: their mother had died when their home was burned by soldiers(...)

A rocket is fired from the Indian Navy destroyer ship INS Ranvir during an exercise drill in the Bay Of Bengal off the coast of Chennai on April 18th, 2017. Photograph: Arun Sankar/AFP/Getty Images

India is to establish its first overseas military base on the Seychelles archipelago, considerably strengthening its naval presence in the Indian Ocea(...)

 Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi: accused of failing to show moral leadership in the Rohingya crisis.  Photograph: Hein Htet/EPA

Aung San Suu Kyi has suffered a stinging rebuke from a US diplomat advising on the Rohingya crisis, who accused Myanmar’s de facto leader of failing t(...)

 Women from of the Rohingya community pose for a photograph last Friday in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Photograph:   Allison Joyce/Getty Images

The UN refugee agency and other groups have urged a rethink of the plan to send Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar amid fears of forced repatriations a(...)

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