Myanmar has waged “a campaign of ethnic cleansing” against Rohingya Muslims, a leading rights watchdog said on Monday, citing evidence of mass graves and forced displacement.
The New York-based rights watchdog released satellite images which it said showed more than 800 buildings which were destroyed in the central town of Meikhtila, leaving several charred areas where...
Two years after a repressive junta ceded power, Myanmar is grappling with a surge in religious extremism that experts trace to anti-Muslim “provocateurs” including radical Buddhist monks.
Myanmar President Thein Sein on Thursday vowed a tough response to religious extremists after a wave of deadly Buddhist-Muslim violence in the former army-ruled nation.
Myanmar declared a state of emergency on Friday for a riot-hit town where 20 people have been killed in Buddhist-Muslim violence that has sparked fears of spreading unrest.