Buddhist-Muslim couple fled Myanmar to live together

  • 20 Jun 2016

He was a Rohingya Muslim whose family ran a fleet of boats in Myanmar’s troubled Rakhine state. She was a Buddhist shopkeeper living in a village next to his. In a region riven by ethnic and religious tension, their union was not just rare but downright dangerous. They fled their homeland, to begin a long and treacherous journey that eventually brought them to Thailand early this year