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False rape claim caused riots, says ministry

False rape claim caused riots, says ministry

A rape casebelievedto have sparked recent riots in central Burma's Mandalay was fabricated, according to an investigation carried out by the Ministry of Home Affairs. State media published the ministry's findings on Sunday, revealing what the ... DVB, 1 week ago

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Burmese President Warns Media After Mandalay Riots

Burmese President Thein Sein delivers a monthly radio address. (Photo: The President's Office) Burma's president has vowed to take action against instigators of last week's religious riots in Mandalay, while saying the misuse of newfound media ...
 Irrawaddy3 weeks ago Thein Sein warns press against endangering national security  DVB3 weeks ago President's Office claims Facebook will help monitor hate speech  DVB2 weeks ago Expect Skepticism as Thein Sein Pledges to Act Against Riot Instigators  Irrawaddy3 weeks ago

Myanmar Claims Facebook Partnership After Deadly Riots

A senior official in Myanmar, also known as Burma, says the country is partnering with the social media site Facebook to monitor Burmese language posts following concerns that a viral post sparked deadly sectarian clashes last week. The aide to ...
 VOA News2 weeks ago Facebook Problems Coincide With Curfew in Burma  Irrawaddy3 weeks ago

Mandalay riots reveal splintered community, complex agendas

It has become a depressingly familiar scene, repeated across disparate parts of Burma over the past year and a half: communities collapsing from within, neighbours attacking neighbours, a clash of existential narratives predicated on mutually ...
 DVB3 weeks ago

Monks helped defuse riot, not enflame it: ABMU

The All Burma Monks Union (ABMU) said at a press conference on Wednesday that Buddhist monks at the scene of riots in Mandalay on Tuesday night had helped diffuse the situation, not enflame it, and that the anti-Muslim violence had taken place ...
 DVB3 weeks ago

Guns, riots & tigers: Football's craziest tour

In it he described himself as a Serb-born Canadian immigrant who had trained at a famed Hungarian soccer academy and was a close friend of Ferenc Puskas, the Hungary and Real Madrid legend. But as the Manchester-born winger Mike Renshaw explains, ...
 BBC6 days ago

Burma Goes To School in Big D

DALLAS -- A distinctive group of 18 visitors at the George W. Bush Presidential Center this month were not the usual tourists in shorts and jogging shoes hoping to get their photo taken in the replica of the Oval Office. More than a third of them ...
 Huffington Post2 weeks ago

Ramadan Reflection Day 7: Prayers for the People of Burma's Concentration Camps

is blogging his reflections during the month of Ramadan for the fourth year in a row, featured daily on HuffPost Religion. For a complete record of his previous posts, visit his author page , and to follow along with the rest of his reflections, ...
 Huffington Post3 weeks ago

More than 360 arrested following Mandalay riots

As many as 362 people have been arrested in Mandalay following communal violence in the city last week. Police said that the majority of arrests have come from breaking a dusk-to-dawn curfew, which is still in place. Sixteen people have been ...
 DVB3 weeks ago Four more arrested in relation to Mandalay mob killings  DVB3 weeks ago Mandalay Police Arrest Five as Calm Returns After Riots  Irrawaddy3 weeks ago Once Again, Racial Tensions in Burma Turn Deadly  Time3 weeks ago

Of Violence And Visas

With riots breaking out in Sri Lanka against the Muslim minority, it is time to take stock of the regional situation of hate against minority groups. Its does not matter who the group is, none of the South Asian countries have set a good example of ...
 The Nation Pakistan1 month ago
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