Nearly 1,000 Muslim Rohingyas incarcerated in Arakan state

By HANNA HINDSTROM Nearly 1,000 Muslim Rohingyas, including women and children as young as ten, remain incarcerated in northern Arakan state – accused of inciting sectarian clashes last year – where campaigners say they are subject to “pervasive” abuses and at least...

The Role of Muslims in Burma’s Democracy Movement

by Shah Paung November 12, 2007 Although the September protests in Rangoon were led by Buddhist monks, Burmese Muslims were among the first to offer water to the monks as a means of showing support for the peaceful demonstrations. “I saw some Muslims kneel down...