Posts Tagged ‘Aung Mingalar’

Burma’s Apartheid

October 14, 2013

Burma’s Apartheid

October 13, 2013 · by · in Burma, Photo Story, Photography. ·
* Note : The photo essay below, a part of my ongoing ‘Burma Project’, was made possible with kind support by <RheeYeungHui Foundation

Lee Yu Kyung in Burma

Sittwe, the capital of Arakan State in Western Burma has succeeded in virtually ‘Muslims-Free Street’ ever since the sectarian violence turned to be a massacre against Muslims took place in 2012. From busy market to quiet alley, Muslims have been wiped out to be seen nowhere. Yet they are found either IDPs Camp on the outskirt of Sittwe, or the last Muslims quarter of the city named Aung Mingalar.