The closure of the Islamic schools and subsequent imprisonment of Muslims involved in their operation has been described as “clear religious discrimination, and blatant violation of freedom of religion” by…
A senior US official says he’s “encouraged” by the efforts of Burma’s new government to resolve religious tensions in Arakan State, but others are less impressed.
The US State Department reports that government practices show that there exists apparent state-sanctioned religious discrimination and violence throughout the country.
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While hundreds of political prisoners have been freed this year, Asian Human Rights Commission is calling for the release of the leader of a religious sect