In Burma, Another Round of Ethnic Unrest Threatens Fragile Reforms | | Psycholitics & Psychonomics |
These days, flights to Burma are filled with wide-eyed tourists and foreign investors keen to profit from a hot new frontier market.


'Over the past few days, violence between the Arakanese (or Rakhine) and Rohingya communities erupted again in the country’s far west, leaving at least 56 dead, according to an Arakan state official’s estimate. (State media on Friday put the death toll at 12.) In June, scores were killed and more than 70,000, mostly Rohingya, were left homeless in another bloody spasm in Arakan state. Many remain without shelter today, living in the most basic of refugee camps.'