Rakhine killings inflame Myanmar’s powder keg

Fresh violence has rocked Myanmar’s conflict-wracked Rakhine state, leaving at least seven dead and 15 injured after police opened fire on a surging crowd of revelers in the ancient Arakan heartland of Mrauk U on January 16. The exodus of an estimated 650,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees caused by the Myanmar army’s brutal “clearance operations” in […]