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  • Apr 19, 2014
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Anti-muslim attack

Murder of British soldier brings fear of backlash at Muslims

Fears of a backlash against Muslims in Britain have intensified after dozens of Islamophobic incidents were reported in the wake of the grotesque murder of soldier Lee Rigby. The Tell Mama hotline for recording Islamophobic crimes detailed 38 incidents overnight on Wednesday, including attacks on three mosques. More were reported on Thursday.

Saturday, 25 May, 2013, 4:21am

Three jailed over shop row that sparked sectarian riots in Myanmar

A Muslim businessman, his wife and an employee have been jailed after an altercation at their gold shop led to anti-Muslim riots in which at least 43 people died in Myanmar last month. Shop owner Tun Tun Oo, his wife Myint Myint Aye and an employee, Nyi Nyi, were each jailed for 14 years for assault and theft after an argument with a customer turned violent, said the state-run Kyemon newspaper.

13 Apr 2013 - 4:34am

Sri Lanka boosts security after anti-Muslim attack

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.

30 Mar 2013 - 2:46am