Katie Arnold

Katie Arnold

Katie Arnold is a freelance journalist based in Myanmar. She writes about human rights and development issues.

Rohingya

Message to the world from Arba Khatun, a Rohingya

'I don't want to [return], we will never be safe in Myanmar, we need to do the best we can here in Bangladesh.'

Message to the world from Arba Khatun, a Rohingya

Rohingya

Message to the world from Nasima Khatun, a Rohingya

"If we go back we'll be either tortured or killed... [Hear] our stories of sorrow... how [would you] feel in our shoes?"

Message to the world from Nasima Khatun, a Rohingya

Rohingya

Message to the world from Muhammed Ason, a Rohingya

"We don't want a religious conflict, we just want to follow our religion in [a peaceful] way."

Message to the world from Muhammed Ason, a Rohingya

Rohingya

Message to the world from Noor Kajol, a Rohingya

"I would like the world to help us get our own country back or offer us another country that we could live in."

Message to the world from Noor Kajol, a Rohingya

Humanitarian crises

A farmer, a techie: The Bangladeshis helping Rohingya

Bangladeshi citizens have rallied together to provide much-needed food and shelter to Rohingya refugees.

A farmer, a techie: The Bangladeshis helping Rohingya

Rohingya

Message to the world from Ahessan, a Rohingya

'I want the world to put themselves in our shoes - we are humans in the same way that you are humans.'

Message to the world from Ahessan, a Rohingya

Rohingya

Message to the world from Begum Jaan, a Rohingya

"I feel like the outside world is supporting us a lot and that makes me feel better. I want everyone to hear our story."

Message to the world from Begum Jaan, a Rohingya

Rohingya

Message to the world from Rahimol, a Rohingya

"We want to go home and we want peace. I believe the world is watching our crisis and that they are trying to help us."

Message to the world from Rahimol, a Rohingya

Rohingya

Message to the world from Rashida, a Rohingya

"Bangladeshi people are being very kind, donating clothes and food, but I have not seen any international organisation."

Message to the world from Rashida, a Rohingya

Rohingya

Message to the world from Jashim, a Rohingya

"We are citizens of Myanmar, if they were to declare us citizens, we would be very happy. This is what we want."

Message to the world from Jashim, a Rohingya

Profiles of Rohingya

Message to the world from Mohammed, a Rohingya

'Humans are all the same, religions does not make us different ... we are all human and all born equal.'

Message to the world from Mohammed, a Rohingya

Myanmar

Nearly 50,000 Rohingya flee violence in Myanmar

Rohingya villages are being razed in Rakhine state as the Myanmar government steps up nationalist rhetoric.

Nearly 50,000 Rohingya flee violence in Myanmar