The UN’s special rapporteur on human rights, Tomás Ojea Quintana, is met by a mob of protestors as he arrived in Meikhtila, the central Burmese town that was the center of deadly violence between Buddhists and Muslims in March.
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A village outside of Arakan’s capital Sittwe quickly became the latest focal point of sectarian violence over the weekend as armed police shot into a crowd of Rohingya protestors. Tensions[…]
UN special rapporteur on human rights Tomas Quintana arrived in Arakan state on Monday days after clashes between local police and Rohingya Muslims left at least seven people injured