Rohingya Muslims

Myanmar town offers glimmer of hope for Muslims enduring ‘apartheid’

  • Buddhist-Muslim unrest in 2012 swept through swathes of western Myanmar, resulting in more than 200 deaths and Rohingya villages razed
  • In the ensuing government-backed purge, hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims in northern Rakhine were driven out to neighboring Bangladesh
By AFP ·