A judge has sentenced a Rangoon resident to eight days in jail for public disorder after he entered a residential neighborhood and threatened to kill all Muslims in the vicinity.
“The government of Myanmar shall be made to taste what our Muslim brothers have tasted,” said the group.
Eye-witnesses said as many as 70 people attacked the houses, carrying weapons such as machetes, while some 400 by-standers watched.
At least 21 villages around Burma have declared themselves “no-go zones” for Muslims, report says.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo has sent his foreign minister to Burma to urge its government to halt violence against Rohingya Muslims, he said on Sunday after a petrol bomb was thrown at the Burmese Embassy in Jakarta.
Burma’s government said it has evacuated at least 4,000 non-Muslim villagers amid ongoing clashes in northwestern Arakan State, as thousands more Rohingya Muslims sought to flee across the border to Bangladesh on Sunday.