August 14th marks the day when the Muslim majority provinces of British India were given a separate independent status. The East Pakistan separated and declared independence in 1971, becoming yet another Muslim country, Bangladesh. 1,682 more words
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Rakhine state, on the western coast of Burma, is among the most dangerous places in the world to be a Muslim.
Just over a year ago, simmering tensions and small-scale clashes erupted into mass violence between Buddhist Rakhines and Muslim Rohingya, a minority of about 800,000 whose roots in Burma are several centuries old. 234 more words