A Myanmar-ethnic Rohingya Muslim, living in Malaysia, protests against their persecution in Myanmar. Photo: AFP.
The European Parliament on 8 July urged Myanmar to end what it termed a "brutal repression" and "systematic persecution" against the country's Rohingya Muslim minority. Photo: AFP.
The Rohingyas are known to be the most persecuted minority in the world. They have also been unable to claim citizenship in Myanmar, or in any other country. Photo: AFP.
Nobel laureate and Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has told the UN that the government will avoid using the term 'Rohingya' to describe the persecuted Muslim minority. Photo: AFP.
About 120,000 of them are confined in 67 camps and suffer all kinds of restrictions since the outbreak of sectarian violence in 2012 between this minority and the Buddhist majority in the region, which caused at least 160 deaths. Photo: AFP.