Dutch tourist Klaas Haijtema is sentenced to three months in a Burmese prison for violating the country’s strict religious laws.
Klaas Haijtema, 30, is alleged to have walked into a dharma hall during chanting, with his shoes on. He then pulled out the plug connected to the speaker.
A Rangoon monk initiated a project requesting donations of long hair which could then be made into wigs and hair extensions.
A group of men from a village in central Burma destroyed a mosque in the first serious outburst of inter-religious violence in months.
The Arakan National Party has condemned the Burmese government’s suggestion that the ethnic Rohingya be referred to as the “Muslim community in Arakan State”.
The count could bring much-needed security to undocumented refugees, but key questions regarding the methodology and goals of the process remain unanswered.