PHOTO: Rohingya flee from Myanmar

Tue, 12.09.2017 16:22

The oppression of Rohingya Muslims began long ago, since the ethnic group began actively populate the state of Rakhine after British rule.

According to the 2012 census, there are 800 thousand in the country, while the government does not recognize them as citizens of the Buddhist state, calling Muslims refugees from Bangladesh.

A special wave of violence began in 2016, when in October unknown groups of militants a launch to attack border points.

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Source: Al Arabiya

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