Ethnic violence in Myanmar has forced tens of thousands of people to flee their homes.
What makes Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims one of the most persecuted communities in the world? What is the conflict between the majority Buddhists and the minority Rohingya all about, and what should be done to resolve it?
Around 300,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh, escaping violence and persecution in their native Myanmar. It's not the first time they have been forced from their homes.
Wirathu, who's been dubbed the "Buddhist bin Laden," has repeatedly used his speeches to verbally attack Muslims. The country's highest religious authority has banned his sermons for one year in a bid to calm tensions.
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