Fifty-six people have been arrested for their alleged participation in riots that shook Burma’s second-largest city in early July, state media reported on Sunday. Identities of the accused and details[…]
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Police officers are lining the streets of Mandalay after violence between Buddhists and Muslims broke out on Tuesday night.
Four men were sentenced to ten years in prison with hard labour on Tuesday for the killing of a Muslim man during communal violence in Mandalay in early July.
On Monday, a curfew in Mandalay was lifted after 39 days in effect, but business as usual has not been restored in the central Burmese city.
Authorities in Mandalay relaxed the curfew imposed upon seven townships after last month’s riots by an hour. It previously lasted for six hours — from 9pm to 3am — but Mandalay[…]
UN Special Rapporteur has been presented with findings from an inquiry into Mandalay’s communal violence, as she visited the city on Wednesday.
Mandalay police and security forces have taken up positions at major intersections in the city as shops and businesses closed at 3:30pm on Friday amid threats of further riots. A[…]
The All Burma Monks’ Union say Buddhist monks at the scene of riots in Mandalay on Tuesday night had helped diffuse the situation, not enflame it.