This web project explores the long persecution of the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar through graphics, videos, key quotes, and current news. More than 600,000 Rohingya Muslims, including about 20,000 pregnant women, fled Myanmar’s Rakhine state last August in the wake of a military counter-offensive. The exodus put a huge strain on impoverished Bangladesh, which is struggling to provide housing and health care for Rohingya, many of whom escaped with little more than the clothes on their back.

The Dragon’s Reach: Tracking China’s economic power play

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In an effort to maximize resources, increase collaboration and focus on key issues and audiences, the networks of the BBG have produced another full-scale collaborative project: The Dragon’s Reach; Tracking China’s Economic Power Play.

Alhurra debuts a new documentary on opioid crisis in the Middle East

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Opioid Crisis in the Middle East highlights the detrimental consequences of the use of opium, stimulants and marijuana in Middle Eastern societies grappling with a intensifying drug problems—increased use, spread of drug-related diseases, and growing linkages between drug production and smuggling and violent conflict and terrorism.