Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Muslims in Myanmar – in pictures

THE GUARDIAN
A woman sits outside her shack
MYANMAR---Residents of Mingalar Taung Nyunt, a wedge of shacks and scruffy low-rise wooden houses that are home to a large Muslim community in central Yangon, eagerly await this Sunday’s election with hopes for greater freedom after decades of military rule. But among the wider Burmese Muslim community there is also alienation and disenfranchisement. [link]
Muslim worshipers pray at a mosque