Weeks before elections in Myanmar, the complaint, filed Oct. 1 in Manhattan federal court, accuses Thein Sein and top officials of “hate crimes and discrimination amounting to genocide.”
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NAYPYIDAW (Reuters) Myanmar’s president signed into law a fourth controversial bill championed by radical Buddhists but decried by rights groups as aimed at discriminating against local Muslims.
(RNS) Thousands of Rohingya have left Myanmar this spring and at least hundreds are now stranded at sea. Who are these Rohingya and what are they running from? Let us ‘splain …
As ethno-religious conflicts and extremism hinder Myanmar’s democratic reforms, faith leaders across the country emphasize the need for interfaith dialogue and religious tolerance.
YANGON, Myanmar (RNS) Remaining silent on one of today’s gravest humanitarian crises risks fully compromising Aung San Suu Kyi’s credibility and status as an internationally respected stateswoman.
(RNS) At the end of a three-day tour, the Saudi-based Organization of Islamic Cooperation told Buddhist-majority Myanmar to repeal “laws restricting fundamental freedoms” after more than 240 Muslims were killed by Buddhist mobs during the past year.