Speaking at a rally in Rangoon, the Nobel Peace laureate also said that she would not seek revenge for the military’s past behaviour.
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.
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.
Government authorities say they will take appropriate steps to ensure the safety of foreigners and Burmese nationals working for aid agencies in Arakan state. Meanwhile IDPs are facing food shortages as the decrease in staff affects supply chains.
Spokesperson for Malteser International, Johannes Kaltenbach speaks to DVB about the violence that kicked off in Arakan state on Wednesday, forcing 71 aid workers to evacuate.
The head coach of the Burmese men’s football team says he did not realise Monday’s match against Indonesia was head-to-head.
Three people described what happened when their village was burned during the riots in Oakkan township on Tuesday.
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