Parents condemn what they call institutionalised discrimination in Thandwe Township, Rakhine State, where Muslim students were distinguished from their non-Muslim peers and labelled “Bengali” on a document laying out seating…
Kaman Muslims in Arakan State who have lost citizenship rights after being caught up in sectarian violence are hoping the elections will change their fate.
Muslim supporters of Aung San Suu Kyi said on Saturday they hoped a government lead by the NLD would improve their lives in Arakan State.
Local authorities in the Arakanese town of Sandoway have failed to take action against a bus station owner who has been playing anti-Muslim anthems on the terminal’s tannoy system.
The towns of Taungup and Sandoway were previously scheduled to light up in May under the government scheme but work-related delays pushed the project back a month.
Security forces have contained the fresh bout of deadly violence in Arakan state’s Sandoway district.