Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims, one of the world’s most “unwanted” people, face abuse, and displacement by Buddhists. So why are they being persecuted by Buddhists?
The unending plight of Burma’s unwanted Rohingyas
“It has been a year since sectarian fighting broke out in Burma’s western most state, forcing 140,000 people from their homes and casting a dark shadow over the promising start made by the new reformist government.”
The Rohingya Issue: A Thorny Obstacle between Burma (Myanmar) and Bangladesh
“Though the political and economic relationships among the countries of the sub-region of Eastern South Asia have been strengthened since 1990s, the ties between Burma (Myanmar) and Bangladesh have often been disrupted by the Rohingya issue.”
2015 UNHCR country operations profile – Myanmar
“Fresh displacement was witnessed in 2014 with continued clashes between the Myanmar national army and non-state groups in Kachin and northern Shan States.”
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