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.

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    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.


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