Rohingya suffering 'life-threatening and overlooked' | Inside Story

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They escaped terrifying events during the 2017 Myanmar military crackdown.
But Rohingya refugees are still haunted by memories of burned villages, killings, rape and torture.
The suspected genocide has led to a severe mental health crisis for the survivors - that is the finding of the Fortify Rights organisation.
About a million of the Rohingya muslim minority now live in the crowded camps of Bangladesh's Cox's Bazaar.
Many are reported to feel humiliated there.
And they now face being sent to a remote island said to be unsafe, with poor living conditions.
So, could this be a wake-up call?
Presenter: Mohammed Jamjoom

Guests
Matthew Smith, Chief Executive Officer at Fortify Rights.

Yasmin Ullah, President at Rohingya Human Rights Network

Tom Andrews, UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar

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