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Human Rights Observers: 25 Buddhists get up to 15 years for roles in deadly Myanmar riot

Human Rights Observers: 25 Buddhists get up to 15 years for roles in deadly Myanmar riot

July 11, YANGON, Myanmar — Twenty-five Buddhists were sentenced to as many as 15 years in prison for murder and other crimes during a night of rioting, burning and killing in central Myanmar, following weeks in which it seemed only Muslims were being punished for sectarian violence aimed primarily at members of their own religion. […]

July 11, 2013 | By More