A Muslim man was attacked by Buddhist nationalists after a neighbour heard him talking about religion and told the Ma Ba Tha.
Many displaced residents of the Meikhtila violence last March feel as though they have been forgotten.
The UN special rapporteur for human rights in Burma spoke to DVB about his latest mission to Burma, the attack of his convoy in Meikhtila and further reconciliation between Muslim and Buddhist communities.
The UN’s human rights envoy to Burma has slammed the government for failing to protect him during a tour of riot-hit Meikhtila.
Seven Muslim men, including a minor, were sentenced to jail on Tuesday for the murder of a monk, whose death allegedly sparked a wave of religious riots across central Burma[…]
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.