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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
Riots swept through Stockholm’s Suburbs for the fifth straight night

Riots swept through Stockholm’s Suburbs for the fifth straight night

May 24, AP – The riots, which have shattered Sweden’s image abroad as a peaceful and egalitarian nation, have sparked a debate about the assimilation of immigrants, who make up about 15 percent of the population. More than a dozen cars were torched and schools, shops and a police station were set ablaze as riots […]

May 24, 2013 | By More