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Myanmar allows OIC assistance for riot-hit Muslims

Myanmar allows OIC assistance for riot-hit Muslims | HumanRight | Scoop.it
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YANGON — Myanmar has allowed entry of Islamic relief organizations into its territory to provide needed assistance to the violence-hit and displaced Rohingya Muslims.

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FACTS ABOUT THE ROHINGYA MUSLIMS OF ARAKAN

FACTS ABOUT THE ROHINGYA MUSLIMS OF ARAKAN | HumanRight | Scoop.it
Arakan, formerly called Rohang, lies on the north–western part of Burma with 360 miles coastal belt from the Bay of Bengal. It borders 167 miles with Bangladesh both by land and sea.
Rohingyas have been living in Arakan from time immemorial. They are a people with distinct culture and civilization of their own. They trace their ancestry to Arabs, Moors, Pathans, Moghuls, Bengalis and some Indo-Mongoloid people. Early Muslim settlements in Arakan date back to 7th century AD.
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