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Rohingya Muslim: Hate-Filled Reality and Islamic Veil

rohingya muslim: But in the hate-filled reality of the world they live in, Setara can only do these things alone when she takes off her Islamic veil and crosses through a pair of checkpoints into the predominantly Buddhist state capital, where her government will not allow the love of her life to set foot, according to Toronto Star. That's because Setara's husband is a Rohingya Muslim, an ethnic group the United Nations has called one of the most persecuted on the planet. They visit old friends, share a meal with family, dip their toes into the warm surf of the Bay of Bengal. Setara, meanwhile, was born a Buddhist and part of the ethnic Rakhine, who despise the Rohingya and see them as foreign invaders from Bangladesh. It's also risky in a nation where security forces have driven more than 730,000 Rohingya into exile since 2016, carried out large-scale massacres and burned hundreds of villages in a campaign the UN and human rights groups have described as ethnic cleansing. react-empty 164 In Sittwe, Burma, Setara tells no one she is married to a Rohingya. Read more Burma treatment of Rohingya Muslims called dehumanizing apartheid' in new report Article Continued Below U.S. declares Burma is committing ethnic cleansing' against Rohingya Muslims Opinion The Rohingya are enduring a hell on Earth Marriage between the two communities is extraordinarily rare. ( As reported in the news.