A growing number of monks and religious leaders have come out in support of Burma’s controversial proposal to ban interfaith marriages, despite accusations that it would violate basic human and women’s rights
Over 100 Burmese migrants return to Burma from Malaysia, after clashes in Kuala Lumpur’s suburbs in the last month left at least four Burmese dead.
Buddhist mobs armed with sticks and machetes burned Muslim homes for a second day in Shan state’s Lashio on Wednesday, contradicting claims in state media that soldiers and police had[…]
Religious riots have erupted in Shan state’s Lashio, after a Buddhist woman was allegedly ‘torched’ by a Muslim man.
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.
Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Tuesday called on people around the world to practice religious tolerance.
The families of three people charged with instigating riots in Mandalay last week held a press conference claiming they were wrongly accused.
Muslim residents living on the outskirts of Rangoon fear for their safety after one man was killed in a fresh outbreak of anti-Muslim violence in Oakkan township on Tuesday.
Aung San Suu Kyi emphasized the need for security in Burma while speaking to members of the Japanese and foreign media on Wednesday.
Aung San Suu Kyi says there is no easy answer to the sectarian violence that has rocked Burma. Speaking to students at Tokyo University she called for a dialogue and[…]
The government said it would rebuild all of the houses that were destroyed during the Meikhtila riots. But once the new houses are built – can the two communities live[…]
Human Rights Watch (HRW) obtains before and after satellite images of Meikhtila, showing extensive damage to towns that were burned in sectarian violence between Buddhists and Muslims. HRW want the[…]