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Crimes Against Whose Humanity The UN, pressed by its Islamic members, is now talking of prosecuting Burmese leaders for ';crimes against humanity'; because of the continued poor treatment of Burmese Moslems and especially the Rohingya.
Mohd Azmi Abdul Hamid said the memorandum urged the Myanmar government to act against Buddhist extremists who oppressed Muslims. "The Myanmar government must act against the Buddhist extremists," he told reporters after putting the memorandum in the
The discovery of four bodies brought the death toll from the latest clashes up to at least five.
Hundreds of Muslim homes have been burnt to the ground in Sagaing region after being attacked by Buddhist mobs. In just over a year more than 200 people, mostly Muslims, have been killed and many more displaced as unrest has spread from Rakhine state
Police in Myanmar say they have restored order after a riot during which homes and shops, largely Muslim-owned, were burned to the ground in the country's northwest. Members of a 1,000-strong Buddhist mob torched dozens of homes and shops in Htan
At least 12 people have been arrested after a renewed bout of religious violence in Myanmar's northern Sagaing region in which dozens of homes were set ablaze. The Ministry of Information said the sectarian unrest in a central village of Kanbalu
Hundreds of people made homeless by Myanmar's latest eruption of religious violence were sheltering in a school Monday, a local MP said, after mobs torched the homes and shops of local Muslims. Around 1,000 anti-Muslim rioters rampaged through
Alleged Muslims' sex attack on Buddhist woman causes Myanmar riots Protesters set fire to shops and houses in Myanmar's Sagaing region after learning a Buddhist woman was sexually assaulted by Muslim men, authorities said. Several people, including a
Myanmar (AP) A tense calm returned Monday to a Myanmar town that was ripped apart by sectarian violence, leaving hundreds homeless after Buddhist mobs tore through the small, winding streets torching Muslim-owned houses and stores. Some waved sticks
Myanmar (AP) A tense calm returned Monday to a town in northwestern Myanmar that was ripped apart by sectarian violence that left hundreds homeless after Buddhist mobs tore through the small winding streets, torching Muslim-owned houses and business.