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  • Name of Muslim Group in Myanmar Goes Unspoken

    Name of Muslim Group in Myanmar Goes Unspoken

    Myanmar's downtrodden Rohingya Muslims have been denied citizenship, targeted in deadly sectarian violence and corralled into dirty camps without aid. To heap on the indignity, Myanmar's government is pressuring foreign officials not to speak the gro...

  • UN Myanmar Envoy Worried Over Displaced Muslims

    UN Myanmar Envoy Worried Over Displaced Muslims

    The new UN human rights envoy for Myanmar expressed serious concern about the conditions in camps for more than 100,000 mostly minority Muslims displaced by violence led by Buddhist extremists, and warned that the country's human rights situation may...

  • Myanmar Leader Warns Media Over Religious Violence

    Myanmar Leader Warns Media Over Religious Violence

    Myanmar's reformist president has warned that newly-won media freedoms could be curtailed if stability is threatened by religious bloodshed shaking the former military-ruled country.

  • Myanmar Police Arrest Five as Calm Returns to Mandalay After Riots

    Myanmar Police Arrest Five as Calm Returns to Mandalay After Riots

    Police in Mandalay, Myanmar's second-biggest city, said they had arrested another five people after sectarian violence in which a Buddhist and a Muslim died, but an overnight curfew and a heavy security presence appeared to have restored calm on Frid...

  • Two Killed in Sectarian Violence in Myanmar's Second-Largest City

    Two Killed in Sectarian Violence in Myanmar's Second-Largest City

    Two men were killed in a second night of rioting in Mandalay, Myanmar's second-largest city, a security official said on Thursday, the latest flare-up in two years of sectarian unrest between Buddhists and Muslims that threatens fledgling reforms.

  • Two Dead in Buddhist-Muslim Unrest in Myanmar: Police

    Two Dead in Buddhist-Muslim Unrest in Myanmar: Police

    Two people have been killed during Buddhist-Muslim violence in Myanmar's second-largest city of Mandalay, police said on Thursday.

  • US says Asia's rights record poor in 2013

    US says Asia's rights record poor in 2013

    From China's crackdown on activists to flawed elections in Cambodia and widespread violence against Muslims in Myanmar, Asia's human rights record in 2013 remained poor, US officials said Thursday.

  • Suu Kyi fears Myanmar unrest could deter investors

    Suu Kyi fears Myanmar unrest could deter investors

    Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi warned on Saturday that communal violence and weak "rule of law" could scare off investors despite the country's rapid pace of political and economic reform.

  • Muslims celebrate Eid across the world amid bomb blasts, threat of violence

    Muslims celebrate Eid across the world amid bomb blasts, threat of violence

    Muslims marked the Eid-ul-Fitr festival on Thursday with feasts and prayers, even as bombings killed dozens of people in Asia and the threat of fresh violence loomed in the Middle East.

  • Indonesia Buddhist temple blast protests violence against Myanmar Muslims: Government

    Indonesia Buddhist temple blast protests violence against Myanmar Muslims: Government

    A small bomb exploded at a Buddhist temple in Indonesia's capital, slightly injuring three people, in protest against violence against Rohingya Muslims in Buddhist-majority Myanmar, a government official said.

  • Myanmar bans Time's 'Buddhist Terror' cover story

    Myanmar late on Tuesday banned a controversial Time magazine cover story on Buddhist-Muslim religious violence "to prevent further conflict", according to a government spokesman, after days of angry reaction to the article.

  • Time magazine 'Buddhist Terror' headline irks this country

    Time magazine 'Buddhist Terror' headline irks this country

    Myanmar has reacted angrily to a Time magazine cover story on a prominent radical monk accused of fuelling anti-Muslim violence, accompanied by the headline "The Face of Buddhist Terror".

  • Mosque, orphanage burned in new Myanmar violence

    Mosque, orphanage burned in new Myanmar violence

    Hundreds of Buddhist men on motorcycles waved iron rods and bamboo poles and threw rocks in a northeastern Myanmar town on Wednesday, a day after a mosque and a Muslim orphanage were torched in a new wave of violence targeting the religious minority....

  • Muslims and Buddhists clash in northern Myanmar

    Muslims and Buddhists clash in northern Myanmar

    Muslims and Buddhists clashed in Myanmar's northern city of Lashio on Tuesday, witnesses said, as a wave of sectarian violence reached a mountainous region near China's border.

  • Two-child limit for Muslims in parts of Myanmar

    Two-child limit for Muslims in parts of Myanmar

    Authorities in Myanmar's western Rakhine state have introduced a two-child limit for Muslim Rohingya families in an effort to ease tensions with the Rohingya's Buddhist neighbors after a spate of deadly sectarian violence, an official said on Saturda...

  • US President Barack Obama urges Myanmar to stop violence against Muslims

    US President Barack Obama urges Myanmar to stop violence against Muslims

    President Barack Obama urged the president of Myanmar on Monday to take steps to halt violence against Muslims in his country and move ahead with economic and political reforms.

  • Myanmar on alert as Bay of Bengal cyclone grows

    Myanmar's authorities were on alert on Saturday as a cyclone threatened to hit the west of the country where around 140,000 people displaced by communal violence languish in flood-prone camps.

  • Myanmar violence: houses torched, 10 injured

    Myanmar violence: houses torched, 10 injured

    Buddhist mobs hurling bricks overran a pair of mosques and set hundreds of homes ablaze in central Myanmar on Tuesday, injuring at least 10 people in the latest anti-Muslim violence to shake the Southeast Asian nation.

  • European Union lifts Myanmar sanctions despite human rights concerns

    European Union lifts Myanmar sanctions despite human rights concerns

    The European Union agreed on Monday to lift all sanctions on Myanmar, except for an arms embargo, despite a Human Rights Watch report which accused authorities of complicity in the mass killing of Muslims in the west of the country last year.

  • Myanmar court jails Muslim shop owners after anti-Muslim riots

    A Muslim businessman, his wife and an employee have been sentenced to prison after an altercation at their gold shop led to anti-Muslim riots in which at least 43 people were killed in Myanmar last month.

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