Burma 2017-09-11T15:33:01+00:00


Burma, a historical name for the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia, bordered by China, Thailand, India, Laos and Bangladesh. It has a population of over 60 million inhabitants. Of them, 800,000 are Muslim-ethnic Rohingyas, who are denied citizenship in Myanmar. The United Nations has described them as one of the world’s most persecuted minorities.

From 1962 to 2011, the country was under military rule. During this time, the United Nations and several other organizations have reported consistent and systematic human rights violations in the country. The military junta was officially dissolved in 2011 following a general election in 2010 and a nominally civilian government installed, though the military retains enormous influence.

In 2013, rights groups reported that Burmese authorities have begun ethnic cleansing the Rohingya minority in western Burma, resulting in hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing across the border to Bangladesh  and also to Thailand where they may be held in squalid conditions.



Baitulmaal in Burma

Baitulmaal is committed to helping the persecuted and help them have access to their basic needs, such as foods, medical care, clothing, shelter and more. Baitulmaal provides the Muslims Burmese with Ramadan or Udhiyah Food supplies and basic necessities. We partner with other organizations to help and  support refugees fleeing violence into neighboring Babgladesh. We pray that the situation will get better for the oppressed victims of violence. Learn more

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