Edition:
United States

Andrew R.C. Marshall

The shock troops who expelled the Rohingya from Myanmar

Jun 27 2018

By Simon Lewis, Zeba Siddiqui, Clare Baldwin and Andrew R.C. Marshall

Revealing Duterte's war with data, cameras and shoe leather

Apr 17 2018

I met her with Reuters colleague Manny Mogato in May 2016 in a slum in Davao City, just after its long-time mayor, Rodrigo Duterte - also known as "The Punisher" - was elected president of the Philippines. Four of Alia's sons were killed in Davao in a brutal anti-drug campaign that Duterte had vowed to take nationwide.

How the families of 10 massacred Rohingya fled Myanmar

Apr 11 2018

KUTUPALONG REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh Rehana Khatun dreamed her husband came home. He appeared without warning in their village in western Myanmar, outside their handsome wooden house shaded by mango trees. "He didn't say anything," she said. "He was only there for a few seconds, and then he was gone." Then Rehana Khatun woke up. | Video

Monsoon floods and landslides threaten 100,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Mar 12 2018

CHAKMAKUL REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh The Rohingya refugees who live in shacks clinging to these steep, denuded hills in southern Bangladesh pray that the sandbags fortifying the slopes will survive the upcoming monsoon. | Video

Monsoon floods and landslides threaten 100,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Mar 12 2018

CHAKMAKUL REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh The Rohingya refugees who live in shacks clinging to these steep, denuded hills in southern Bangladesh pray that the sandbags fortifying the slopes will survive the upcoming monsoon. | Video

Rohingya refugees test Bangladeshi welcome as prices rise and repatriation stalls

Feb 28 2018

KUTUPALONG REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh The first Rohingya refugees who arrived on Jorina Katun's farmland in Bangladesh last year were worn out and traumatized after fleeing violence in neighboring Myanmar. They wept and begged to stay, and Katun, moved by their plight, said yes. | Video

Floating Island: New home for Rohingya refugees emerges in Bay of Bengal

Feb 22 2018

DHAKA/BHASAN CHAR/COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh Bangladesh is racing to turn an uninhabited and muddy Bay of Bengal island into home for 100,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled a military crackdown in Myanmar, amid conflicting signals from top Bangladeshi officials about whether the refugees would end up being stranded there. | Video

Floating Island: New home for Rohingya refugees emerges in Bay of Bengal

Feb 21 2018

DHAKA/BHASAN CHAR/COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh, Feb 22 (Reuters) - B angladesh is racing to turn an uninhabited and muddy Bay of Bengal island into home for 100,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled a military crackdown in Myanmar, amid conflicting signals from top Bangladeshi officials about whether the refugees would end up being stranded there.

Special Report: How a secretive police squad racked up kills in Duterte's drug war

Dec 19 2017

QUEZON CITY, Philippines The police who burst into Kathrina Polo's house on a rainy night in August 2016, then shot her husband in the head and heart, spoke a language she recognized but didn't understand: Visayan.

Myanmar's opium crop plummets, but no victory over Asia's narco-boom: U.N.

Dec 06 2017

BANGKOK A "dramatic" drop in opium cultivation in Myanmar underscored a regional boom in demand for illegal synthetic drugs such as methamphetamine, which many Asian countries are struggling to combat, a senior U.N. official said on Wednesday.

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