3-22 | More than 688,000 Rohingya refugees have arrived in Cox's Bazar, a district in southeast Bangladesh, since late August 2017, after fleeing violence in Rakhine State, Myanmar. They joined several other thousands who had made the same journey in previous crises. The refugees – from a minority Muslim group denied citizenship and other rights in Myanmar – have settled in existing camps, as well as in new makeshift settlements set up by the Bangladeshi authorities in an effort to cope with the humanitarian crisis. Here we recount the journeys of three Rohingya.
1-29 | In a nightmarish day on the Mediterranean yesterday (28 January, 2018) , 99 survivors from a sinking rubber boat were rescued by the Aquarius, a search and rescue vessel run by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and SOS MEDITERRANEE, but an unknown number of men, women and children are missing, presumed drowned. Two women are confirmed dead. “The scene was devastating, with many urgent medical cases in quick succession.
1-24 | Intense fighting, including airstrikes and ground shelling, has dramatically intensified since mid-December in northern Syria, fuelling one of the largest displacements of people since the war began.
Sulaymaniyah:MSF helping displaced people in Sulaymaniyah recover from trauma, patients' testimonies
1-10 | ©MSF/Sacha Myers “I overthink things, become anxious and I can’t sleep.” Thirt
12-14 | Surveys conducted by MSF in refugee settlement camps in Bangladesh estimate that at least 9,000 Rohingya died in Myanmar, in Rakhine state, between 25 August and 24 September.