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Myanmar Muslim Buddhist Clashes

Enraged Buddhists Burn Mosque And Muslim Orphanage In Myanmar

AP | TODD PITMAN | Posted 07.29.2013 | World

LASHIO, Myanmar — It was a terrifying sight: hundreds of angry, armed men on motorcycles advancing up a dusty street with no one to stop them. ...

Who Are the Rohingya Muslims, And Why Should We Care?

Engy Abdelkader | Posted 07.19.2013 | Religion
Engy Abdelkader

The U.N. has long characterized the Rohingya Muslims, a religious and ethnic minority community numbering approximately 1 million in Myanmar, as one of the world's most persecuted minorities.

Myanmar Clashes Leave Dozens Dead, Hundreds Of Homes Torched

AP | KHIN MAUNG WIN | Posted 12.26.2012 | World

SITTWE, Myanmar — Myanmar authorities on Friday revised downward the death toll from this week's ethnic violence in the country's west after war...

Monks Gone Wild: When Buddhism Derails In Myanmar

Andrew Lam | Posted 10.02.2012 | Religion
Andrew Lam

"Teach this triple truth to all: A generous heart, kind speech and a life of service and compassion renew humanity," the historical Buddha once said. One wonders what he would say now as innocent blood is shed in his name.

62 Dead In Myanmar's Clashes

AP | Posted 06.21.2012 | World

YANGON, Myanmar -- The official death toll for this month's communal clashes in western Myanmar rose to 62 on Thursday as Bangladesh's security forces...

Both Sides Suffer In Myanmar Clashes

AP | Posted 06.14.2012 | World

YANGON, Myanmar -- The communal violence that swept through a western Myanmar state over the past week killed 29 people and inflicted similar damage o...

Myanmar Residents Flee Deadly Violence

AP | Posted 08.12.2012 | World

SITTWE, Myanmar — People fled their burning homes and Myanmar's security forces struggled to contain communal violence Tuesday in a western regi...