Muslim History in Burma


A coin from the Kingdom of Arakan, a Muslim state that existed in Burma in the 1500s. Muslims have lived in Burma since the 700s.

Today, the Muslims of Burma, known as the Rohingya, are treated as outsiders and are persecuted by Buddhist monks throughout their homeland. Over 100,000 Rohingya have been displaced by the persecution in the past year.

Source: Lost Islamic History

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