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Posts Tagged ‘Muslim’ (4 found)

Anti Muslim violence in Thuyethamain village on 23rd June 2016

A group of 11 people from Thuyethamain village sent a complaint letter to the Township Development Committee on 6 June, stating that they suspected that a warehouse under construction in the village was actually projected to be used as an Islamic school […]

July 19, 2016  •  By Burma Human Rights Network  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

End Impunity: A Call for Accountability for Crimes against Religious Minorities in Myanmar

On June 23, a violent group of people destroyed a mosque in Thaye Thamain village, Bago Region, and on July 1, a similar mob of people destroyed a Muslim prayer hall in Lone Khin village, Kachin State. In each of these cases, the authorities have failed to hold perpetrators accountable […]

July 5, 2016  •  By 19 Civil Society Organizations  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: Investigate Destruction of Religious Buildings

(Yangon, July 5, 2016) – The Government of Myanmar should conduct a formal investigation into the recent destruction of religious buildings in Kachin State and Bago Region, 19 nongovernmental organizations in Myanmar said today in a statement. The statement represents a collective show of support from Myanmar civil society for victims of religiously motivated violence in the country […]

July 5, 2016  •  By 19 Civil Society Organizations  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

CSOs Call For Investigation of Attacks on Muslim Places of Worship

RANGOON — Civil society organizations (CSOs) urged the government to investigate recent attacks on Muslim places of worship in Pegu Division and Kachin State, calling to protect the rights of religious minorities, according to a joint statement on Tuesday […]

July 5, 2016  •  By The Irrawaddy  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤