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.
Ashin Uttara, a British monk arrested and disrobed in June, lodged an appeal at Rangoon High Court on Monday alongside four fellow clerics.
A mosque, a home and a shop were vandalised as mob violence broke out again in central Burma on Saturday.
Locals at the site of the Latpadaung copper mine were not invited to participate in the reconsecration of a hallowed pagoda.
Buddhist monk Rakkha Wuntha was in jail for his political beliefs. Now he’s marching all the way from Mandalay to Arakan state in support of the remaining political prisoners.
Seven Muslim men, including a minor, were sentenced to jail on Tuesday for the murder of a monk, whose death allegedly sparked a wave of religious riots across central Burma[…]
Muslim residents living on the outskirts of Rangoon fear for their safety after one man was killed in a fresh outbreak of anti-Muslim violence in Oakkan township on Tuesday.
Feb 11, 2009 (DVB), While pagodas damaged by Cyclone Nargis in May last year remain in disrepair, the military regime has spent millions of dollars on building a replica of[…]
Jan 5, 2009 (DVB), The first Burmese Buddhist monastery in Finland was officially consecrated in Kuopio on 3 January.by five monks led by Penang abbot U Pannya Wuntha and abbot[…]
Feb 28, 2008 (DVB), The Burmese government's newly-approved referendum law has banned monks and prisoners from voting, and made campaigning against the referendum punishable by up to three years in[…]
Feb 18, 2008 (DVB), Local authorities in Pwint Phyu township, Magwe division, cancelled a Dhamma talk by a Mandalay abbot on Saturday and told him to leave the town, local[…]