Anti-Muslim violence in western Myanmar | The Wider Image



A puppy sits by the remains of a dog thought to be its mother in a neighbourhood of Kyaukphyu, torched in a wave of sectarian violence between ethnic Rakhine Buddhists and Muslims in October. The clashes in western Myanmar left 89 people dead according to the official toll and led to the near-total expulsion of long-established Muslim populations from two townships.

Story Witnesses tell of organised killings of Myanmar Muslims

On a hot Sunday night in a remote Myanmar village, Tun Naing punched his wife and unleash