The Rohingya Muslim ethnic minority in Burma have been called “the most oppressed people on Earth”.

They are suffering vicious attacks and systematic abuse by Burma’s government. Fleeing violence, over 140,000 Rohingya live in what many describe as “concentration camps.”

Attempting to quell international criticism the government says that it is now offering a way for the Rohingya to become citizens through the “Rakhine Action Plan”. But a closer look shows what this really means.

Follow the journey of the Rohingya to become a citizen of Burma.



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