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Hopeful Signs of Reconciliation in Myanmar’s Troubled Rakhine State

In Myanmar’s western Rakhine State, inter-communal violence in 2012 caused a surge of killings, arson attacks and mob violence that led tens of thousands of mostly Muslim Rohingya to seek refuge in camps or flee the country by boat. Since then the violence has ebbed, but thousands remain in squalid camps. There are now signs of hope that the community is starting to reconcile. Myanmar’s Rakhine State since 2012 has been synonymous with violence and human misery. Violence between...

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