Cases opened against 2 people involved in forced closure of 3 approved Muslim prayer sites in South Dagon.
Seventy-eight suspected rioters have been arrested, including three described as Sinhala Buddhists extremists investigated for similar crimes last year.
Hundreds of Pakistani Muslims fled the multi-ethnic port town of Negombo fearing for their safety after threats of revenge from locals.
Since President Xi Jinping took office six years ago, the government has tightened restrictions on religions seen as a challenge to the authority of the ruling Communist Party.
March 11, 1975, saw the passing of U Thein Maung. His campaign to force Westerners to respect local customs by removing their shoes at Buddhist pagodas opened a new front in the nationalist
If Myanmar is to rid itself of internal conflict, Burmans must recognize the daily institutionalized discrimination faced by ethnic groups.
The women, a law lecturer and a civil servant, said they trust the police, the state government and the democratic society of Kerala to keep them safe.
Group shut down more than 100 churches over past four months; Lahu group seeks clarification on regulations in Wa region
Thura U Aung Ko was ordered to keep gov’t policy in mind following backlash from Muslim groups
The preacher has been controversial because of his puritan brand of Islam–recommending the death penalty for homosexuals and those who abandon their faith.
Rumors say former Snr-Gen Than Shwe ordered the pagoda to be painted gold on his astrologer’s suggestion, following his visit there in 2010.
With the help of local authorities, the refugees said this year's religious festivities were bigger and brighter than in years past.
Conservative Hindu groups returned to an Indian hill temple to block women from entering for a second day, in defiance of a court ruling that says banning them is illegal.
Malaysia freed 11 ethnic Uighur Muslims who fled to the SE Asian nation after a Thai jailbreak last year because they did nothing wrong there, says Malaysian PM.
Firebrand monk says he will take up arms if Myanmar’s military leadership is charged at the International Criminal Court.