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Executive Summary and Recommendations of the Final Report

By Inquiry Commission on the Sectarian Violence in Rakhine State  •  April 23, 2013

The 2012 sectarian conflicts led to the 192 deaths, 265 injured, and the destruction of 8,614 houses, turning an estimated 100,000 into internally displaced people (IDPs). The violence has affected not only the livelihoods and food security of these communities, but has also affected businesses throughout Rakhine State. Attacks and counter-attacks, killings and counter killings erupted between the Rakhines and Bengalis, leading to heightened fears, lack of physical security and the inability of communities to meet their basic essential needs. In particular, the violence has affected vulnerable groups such as women and children both physically and psychologically. The result was a breakdown in communication between the two sides. The earlier hatred and bitterness between the two sides – which had been created because of certain historical events– provided fertile ground for renewed tensions, mistrust and violence.

Download the English language executive summary and recommendations here.

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