Rohingya: a member of a Muslim people inhabiting western Myanmar (formerly Burma)
Arakan: the former name of the Rakhine State
Rakhine State: one of Myanmar’s 14 provinces or 7 states; prior to the most recent crisis, most of the Rohingya lived in Rakhine State
Vox’s video covers the basics and shows the long history of the conflict through the use of timelines and photos.
This short video from the UN is a good starting place for those learning about the Rohingya crisis, covering the most basic aspects of the issue.
Chris Scott’s article for Sky news has interviews, history, and pictures of the devastation.
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