Christians oppressed in Myanmar's Chin State

Christian churches are plentiful in Chin State, but many locals say the system in Myanmar still favours Buddhism.

by

    Buddhist-majority Myanmar has a history of oppressing minorities.

    Christians living in the mountains near the border with India faced violent oppression under military rule.

    Although the situation has improved, many feel the new government hasn't made good on its promises of religious freedom and system remains stacked against them.

    Al Jazeera's Scott Heidler reports from Hakha, Myanmar.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'We will cut your throats': The anatomy of Greece's lynch mobs

    The brutality of Greece's racist lynch mobs

    With anti-migrant violence hitting a fever pitch, victims ask why Greek authorities have carried out so few arrests.

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    How a homegrown burger joint pioneered a food revolution and decades later gave a young, politicised class its identity.

    From Cameroon to US-Mexico border: 'We saw corpses along the way'

    'We saw corpses along the way'

    Kombo Yannick is one of the many African asylum seekers braving the longer Latin America route to the US.