Burma’s electoral commission has ordered a political party to expel six of its senior members for listing their ethnicity as “Rohingya” in their official biographies
Thousands of Muslims, who were uprooted during religious riots in central Burma’s Meikhtila in March, have begun to return home despite ongoing hostility and fears for their safety
About seven thousand Muslims and Buddhists who were displaced by the violence in Meikhtila have returned to their homes. But despite their return, the community remains divided.
Activists have accused the government of playing political games after more than 20 prisoners were released ahead of Thein Sein’s trip to the White House next week
Displaced residents start to pack up to return home after they were evacuated due to Cyclone Mahasen.