Burma’s Muslims: A primer

“The key issue now is not what has happened in the past, but how Naypyidaw will respond to sectarian violence in the future. Even if the Government is determined to tackle social tensions in a more sensitive manner – and last year’s abuses in Rakhine State showed how difficult that can be – it will still face enormous challenges. For the problem is not just the tactics of the security forces, but the discriminatory policies and community attitudes in Burma which make anti-Muslim unrest likely to recur. These are issues that few Burmese politicians seem willing seriously to address.”


Read the whole article by Dr Andrew Selth at The Interpreter: http://www.lowyinterpreter.org/post/2013/03/27/Burmas-Muslims-A-primer.aspx