Rohingya fleeing to Bangladesh in 2012 are sent back to sea.

Shining a light on Rohingya refugees

"It is probably the worst kind of habitat a human can live in." When she was 11, Hasina Begum was shot in the back. She had found herself in the...
A Pakistani mother holds a picture of her daughter showing Tasleem Solangi, killed in a rural area of Pakistan's southern province of Sindh, in Karachi, Pakistan. (AP Photo/Shakil Adil)

“Honor” killings under fire

About 5,000 women are killed each year in so-called "honor" killings around the world. These are crimes in which the victims, who are almost always...
Intellectuals and people in general put candle lights on a fencing during a silent protest rally against the killing of writer and blogger Abhijit Roy of Bangladesh origin, in Kolkata, India, March 1, 2015. Roy was stabbed to death by religious fundamentalists in Dhaka, Bangladesh on Feb. 26 while returning from a book fair with his wife. The procession was organised by Bangla Bhasa O Chetana Samiti. (AP Photo/ Bikas Das)

Press crackdown in Bangladesh

Journalists and bloggers in Bangladesh are finding themselves increasingly under fire. Last year, a group that calls itself “Defenders of...