The average modern-day slave is sold for $90-100 compared to the equivalent of $40,000 some 200 years ago.
Like the tens of thousands who huddle there for safety, he ekes out a life for his children and grandchildren on a muddy and infertile slope.
Cambodia is considering humanitarian aid for refugees in Myanmar’s Rakhine state.
Actress Angelina Jolie condemns sexual violence inflicted on Rohingya women in Myanmar’s Rakhine state.
Washington’s top diplomat says he will not yet push for sanctions against Myanmar.
Several hundred more Rohingya Muslims join a multitude of refugees in Bangladesh.
Myanmar’s most senior Catholic prelate urges Pope to avoid using ‘Rohingya’ during a visit.
Papua New Guinea rejects plea to restore services and food supplies detention centre.
Powerful drone and satellite images are bringing to life the urgent needs of more than 800,000 Rohingya refugees who fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar.
Australia turns down an offer to take asylum seekers being held in Papua New Guinea.
Aung San Suu Kyi, urges people “not to quarrel” as she visits Rakhine state for the first time.
The UN says Australia must take immediate action to stop an “humanitarian emergency”.
Myanmar blames Bangladesh for delaying a repatriation process for Rohingya refugees.
Asylum-seekers refuse to leave an Australian detention camp in Papua New Guinea.
The clowns are providing much-needed levity in the crowded camps, where hundreds of thousands of traumatised children spend long days in bleak conditions.
Songs ring out across Yangon as tens of thousands rally in defence of Myanmar’s army.
Zekarias Mesfin spent months making a movie about his dangerous illegal migration from Ethiopia – and when he arrived at the film’s premiere, he was in a coffin carried by six white-gloved pallbearers.
Some 582,000 Rohingya refugees have now fled Myanmar for Bangladesh since late August, warning thousands more are still stranded.
Wild elephants killed four Rohingya refugees including children as they built a shack.
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has brought the fruits of his labour to New York City, scattering over 300 works across the metropolis.