How have Buddhists become implicated in one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world? Randy Rosenthal looks through history to understand how a religion of peace has become a justification for violence.
After interviewing more than 850 witnesses, the UN says the Myanmar military is “killing indiscriminately.”
Richard Reoch reports from the refugee camps in Bangladesh.
Observers increasingly believe genocide could be taking place in Myanmar, a Buddhist-majority nation.
More than 620,000 Rohingya have fled to neighboring Bangladesh to seek refuge from anti-Muslim violence.
Pope Francis will travel to Myanmar and Bangladesh, both amidst a refugee crisis, where he will meet with Aung San Suu Kyi.
Aung San Suu Kyi and her government have begun to address Buddhist-led violence against Muslims after many months of silence.
Aung San Suu Kyi will join the Myanmar government as a minister.
Htin Kyaw was elected as Burma’s new president Tuesday, bringing a long history of military leadership in the country to an end.
Michael Jerryson reports on the growing tension between Buddhists and Muslims, in which senior Buddhist monks actively incite violence and intolerance.