One Rohingya Muslim man was killed and six wounded when they were attacked by a mob of Arakanese Buddhists in the capital of Burma’s troubled northwestern Arakan State on Tuesday,…
When neighbours came out, the attackers reportedly shot a gun into the air five times to warn them off, then ran away.
An NLD member, speaking on condition of anonymity outside Ko Ni’s home, said he remembered him as gracious and important man.
“There are still political prisoners behind bars despite the election of a civilian government,” said Ashin Sandar Thiri, a spokesman for the monks.
The proposal to dismiss the three foreigners was rejected by a vote of 250 objections, 148 in support, and one abstention.
Arakanese Buddhist nationalists express anger at the government’s suggestion to the UN that sessions avoid using either of the terms “Rohingya” or “Bengali”.