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Myanmar court sentences Muslim man to 26 years jail

Myanmar court sentences Muslim man to 26 years jail

June 13, YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — The court sentenced 48-year-old Ne Win on Tuesday after he was convicted of attempted murder, causing serious injury and possession and use of illegal drugs, said National League for Democracy member Sai Myint Maung, who attended the trial. A Muslim man whose attack on a Buddhist woman set off […]

June 13, 2013 | By More
Radical Buddhist monks, prejudice fuel Myanmar violence

Radical Buddhist monks, prejudice fuel Myanmar violence

May 01, LASHIO, Myanmar (AP) — Instead, her wrath was reserved for minority Muslims she accused of igniting Myanmar’s latest round of sectarian unrest. “This happened because of the Muslims,” she declared, sifting through charred CDs in the ruins of her recording studio. When a huge mob of Buddhist thugs crawled on the roof of […]

June 1, 2013 | By More