Nov 03, 2015

Burma elections: Muslim population kept in the dark ages by being denied the vote | Asia | News | The Independent

In Mingala Taungnyunt township in central Rangoon, where Muslims account for 70 per cent of the local population, a homeopathic doctor called San Tin Kyaw, a 49-year-old Muslim, is running for election this weekend.   He decided to stand when Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy – an avowedly non-sectarian party, with Muslims among its founders – announced in September that it would...

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