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  1. News - Asia - SRI LANKA

    Sri Lanka boosts security after anti-Muslim attack

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 03:39pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Colombo Hardliners from Sri Lanka's Sinhalese majority keep up attacks on ethnic, religious minorities Elite police commandos patrolled a suburb of the Sri Lankan capital on Friday after hundreds of rampaging Buddhist hardliners torched a Muslim-owned business in the latest in a series of mob attacks. At least three people were wounded when mobs ...

  2. News - Asia - SRI LANKA

    Eight key suspects held over recent anti-Muslim riots in Sri Lanka

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:51am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Colombo Eight seized over anti-Muslim riots Sri Lanka's police arrested key suspects involved in fuelling religious riots and looting, as minority Muslims expressed fears of more unrest ahead of Ramadan. Police said eight people directly linked to the June 15 anti-Muslim riots were arrested last week and recovered gems and jewellery looted from two ...

  3. News - World - FILM ANGER

    12 South Africans die in Kabul suicide bombing as film backlash continues

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kabul South Africans killed in deadliest attack yet in wave of protest and violence sparked by YouTube trailer for anti-Islamic film 12 die in Kabul suicide bombing A female bomber killed 12 people, including South Africans, in Kabul in the deadliest single attack claimed to avenge a US film that has sparked a week of deadly protests across the Muslim world. ...

  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    One dead after fresh Myanmar anti-Muslim riots, say police

    Posted May 01st 2013, 01:50pm by Agence France-Presse in Oakkan

    ... Agence France-Presse in Oakkan One person was killed and nine injured after mobs attacked mosques and burned homes in central Myanmar, authorities said on Wednesday, in the latest ... amid acute Buddhist-Muslim tensions following a series of attacks in March. “A man died in hospital of his injuries this morning,” a police official said. Authorities have arrested 18 people ...


    Police arrest two in new anti-Muslim unrest in Myanmar

    Posted May 04th 2013, 07:36pm by Agence France-Presse in Yangon

    ... a village near Hpakant township said. A renewed bout of anti-Muslim unrest in Oakkan, around 100 kilometres (60 miles) north of Yangon, on Tuesday left one dead and saw mosques and homes destroyed, ... the perpetrators of the “terrible destruction” accountable. “The recent anti-Muslim violence... has raised questions among many about whether this country’s historic spirit of tolerance and compassion ...

  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar monks say most oppose anti-Muslim campaign

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Fawthrop

    ... Anti-Muslim violence is opposed by the majority of Buddhist clergy, who in fact are at the forefront of humanitarian aid for victims, they insist The image of Myanmar's Buddhist clergy has undergone a battering in recent months, as saffron-robed monks incite discrimination and violence against Muslim communities. But while monks have been at the forefront of anti-Muslim ...

  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Anti-Muslim violence explodes onto streets in northern Myanmar

    Posted May 29th 2013, 04:15pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Lashio Tension high in northeast Myanmar after arson attacks following assault on Buddhist woman Buddhist mobs armed with sticks and machetes burned Muslim homes on Wednesday ... Rakhine attacks on Rohingya communities in October that New York-based Human Rights Watch said amounted to ethnic cleansing. The government calls the stateless Rohingya illegal “Bengali” ...

  8. News - World - ARAB UNREST

    California bank fraud convict linked to anti-Muslim video

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 02:10pm by Reuters in Cerritos, California

    ... Reuters in Cerritos, California Evidence mounted on Thursday that a Los Angeles-area man who served time in prison for bank fraud may have been involved in an anti-Muslim video that stoked ... killed on Tuesday in an attack on the US consulate and a safe house in Benghazi that US officials have said may have been planned. The attackers were part of a crowd blaming America for a film ...

  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US judge jails anti-Muslim filmmaker for a year

    Posted Nov 08th 2012, 03:00pm by AFP

    ... in September. The video was also linked to the September 11 attack on the US consulate in Benghazi in which US ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens and three other Americans were killed. In February 2009, ... an English-language version of it onto YouTube on July 2, followed by a version dubbed in Arabic on September 11, the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. “His deception actually caused real harm to people,” ...

  10. News - World - PROTESTS

    Anti-Islam movie leads to US$100,000 bounty on filmmaker's head

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:18pm by Agence France-Presse in Islamabad

    ... to be disseminated to the Western world.” He also warned against reprisal attacks on the Christian community. In east Jerusalem about 500 Palestinians, accompanied by a marching band, protested against both ...




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