Rakhine State Chief Minister Nyi Pu has cautioned that Muslim militancy is a continuing threat in the western state, where a military vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device last week, injuring at least five people.
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The firebrand nationalist monk U Wirathu headlined a rally on Wednesday at which he spoke in dire terms of the “marauding” threat posed by Muslims in western Burma, labelled international aid groups operating there “terrorists,” and thwarted Buddhist authorities’ attempts to rein in his public profile.
A convoy carrying Mandalay’s Chief Minister and other regional government officials was hit by a suspected IED on Friday evening.
July 16, 2009 (DVB), The number of people killed by landmines in Burma has increased in the last year while survivors face difficulties receiving adequate healthcare, said an anti-landmine campaign[…]
Sep 10, 2008 (DVB), Four National League for Democracy members in Yaynanchaung township were held and interrogated by local authorities for 24 hours, according to one of those questioned. Yaynanchaung[…]