Burma’s government has used guns and machetes to kill the Rohingya … but a more subtle form of ethnic cleansing is at work as well, writes Nicholas Kristof.

Desperate efforts to control the flow of migrants across the Mediterranean have put European countries on the offensive, leading to some questionable methods, writes Adam Nossiter.Italian authorities have reportedly negotiated with warlords controlling migration routes.

Graphic footage has surfaced of the Burmese government destroying evidence of mass graves of slain Rohingya Muslims after media investigations exposed several sites in Rahkine state.The disturbing footage obtained by The Arakan Project documents mass graves being bulldozed…

Adding to horrific rapes and killings against Rohingya Muslims, Burma’s military has weaponized food—enforcing crippling curfews, closing off access to diet staples like rice, and restricting food aid and trade.

Moving to the West Coast 9 years ago made a big impact on Michele Barry’s thinking about global health. Working in Silicon Valley and at Stanford University, she’s learned a lot about the importance of human-centered design. “I think you need to bring the community and all…

Looking into their crystal balls to find out what’s in store for 2018, public health experts found a mixed bag.

Economic free-fall and a shambolic health system have Venezuelans fleeing the country in droves —100,000 applied for asylum worldwide from January 2014-October 2017.For HIV/AIDS patients, spiraling costs and scarce supplies put life-saving medical treatments out of reach.…

Dozens of Rohingya Muslim women and girls detailed horrific “sweeping and methodical” rape at the hands of Burma’s security forces.Aung San Suu Kyi’s government denies accounts of rape; an internal military investigation last month concluded such assaults never took place.

In a world of 22.5 million refugees and counting, retraining displaced medical staff is a necessity, writes Vural Özdemir, MD.But the “inherently political” process has led to a patchwork of approaches, some smarter than others.

The perspective of displaced very young adolescents (VYAs) is little-understood—but tapping into these formative years is central to understanding the needs of refugees, finds new research of Somalis displaced by the 2011–2012 Horn of Africa crisis. Researchers say the…