According to a defence lawyer, no evidence was submitted in court that linked any of the accused to the charges of involvement with explosives or affiliation with an armed group.
Wirathu, a Buddhist monk notorious for anti-Muslim hate speech, led a crowd of protesters in Mandalay on Wednesday.
Buddhist nationalists in Magwe division have become the latest to march in support of the controversial Interfaith Marriage Law.
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.
A mosque, a home and a shop were vandalised as mob violence broke out again in central Burma on Saturday.
A programme to register stateless Muslim IDPs to determine whether they are eligible for citizenship is continuing at Myebon camp in Arakan State.
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.
At least thirteen children have been killed in a fire at an Islamic school in Botahtaung township, Rangoon in the early hours of Tuesday morning. Reports suggest the fire was[…]
Residents living on the outskirts of Burma’s capital say they are still worried about security after anti-Muslim violence over the weekend.