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1.3 million Muslims live in camps in Rakhine state in what observers describe as ‘apartheid-like’ conditions. Myanmar who moved from military rule to democracy to 2011 doesn’t recognize the Rohingya people as its citizens and wants to class them as ‘Bengalis.’ Attacks by Buddhist mobs led to the death of 280 and the displacement of 140, 000. They are currently trapped in camps and are unable to leave to neighbouring Bangladesh because the government there won’t take them.