DHAKA, Bangladesh (RNS) — Bangladesh is the second and final leg of one of the most politically fraught trips of Francis' papacy, where his outspoken concern for refugees has been tempered by sensitivities on the ground.
(RNS) — Pope Francis was faced with a terrible dilemma: Be prophetic and put at risk Christians in Myanmar, or be silent and compromise his moral authority. He chose neither.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The issue also is sensitive because President Trump will make his first official trip to Asia next month and hasn't spoken about the crisis.
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — Ethnic violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state forced at least 18,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee into neighboring Bangladesh.
(Reuters) Myanmar's government, led by Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, has denied most of the claims, and is blocking entry to a U.N. fact-finding mission tasked with looking into the allegations.
DAR PAING, Myanmar (AP) More than 120,000 Rohingya Muslims were forced into a series of camps in western Myanmar as a result of the government's policy of persecution, segregation and neglect.
Thousands of Rohingya people have left Myanmar this spring and at least hundreds are now stranded at sea. Who are these Rohingya and what are they running from?
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi delivered a measured, political, some might say meaningless response to the Rohingya question at the International Media Conference in Yangon. Are political pressures tarnishing the legacy of this human rights icon?