PHOTOS: Life Before Myanmar Violence

College graduates in Maiktila, Myanmar leaving a beauty salon. Image by Geoffrey Hiller. Used with permission

College graduates in Maiktila, Myanmar. Riots erupted last week which affected the peaceful image of the town. Image by Geoffrey Hiller. Used with permission

Photo-blogger Geoffrey Hiller posts photos on the daily life in Meiktila, in the center of Myanmar between Naypyidaw and Mandalay. The town was peaceful with coexistence of Buddhists, Hindus and Muslims until violence spread between Muslims and Buddhists in recent times.

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