Burma: Rohingya minority persecuted by army amid domestic indifference

In Burma, the Rohingya ethnic group are considered by the UN as the world's most persecuted minority, but their problems are largely ignored by the rest of the population. Recent months have seen the army carrying out a large-scale offensive against the Rohingya. Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi governs with the army, who have dismissed claims of human rights violations. In another worrying development, a prominent Muslim lawyer, who had been fighting for more equality, was recently assassinated.


A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Laura Burloux.

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