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Rioing between Buddhists and Muslims has occurred in Myanmar
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Obama hails Burma leader on US visit

Obama hails Burma leader on US visit | Conflict in Myanmar 2013 | Scoop.it
President Barack Obama praises the leadership of Burma's Thein Sein after historic White House talks, but urges his visitor to halt violence against Muslims.
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'No water for him. Let him die': Horrifying moment Burmese Buddhists set fire to Muslim man in riots which left 43 dead

'No water for him. Let him die': Horrifying moment Burmese Buddhists set fire to Muslim man in riots which left 43 dead | Conflict in Myanmar 2013 | Scoop.it
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT: The video was largely filmed by police in the town of Meiktila, Burma during intense bloodshed between Buddhists and Muslim last month.
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Myanmar jails seven Muslims for up to 28 years for rioting | Egypt Independent

Myanmar jails seven Muslims for up to 28 years for rioting | Egypt Independent | Conflict in Myanmar 2013 | Scoop.it
YANGON – On Tuesday, Myanmar sentenced seven Muslims to prison terms ranging from two to 28 years in connection to religious violence in March that left dozens of people dead, a justice official said.
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Myanmar’s Ethnic Minorities Grow Pessimistic About Peace

Myanmar’s Ethnic Minorities Grow Pessimistic About Peace | Conflict in Myanmar 2013 | Scoop.it
Deadly rioting between Buddhists and Muslims has further underlined how ethnic and religious fissures in Myanmar pose serious impediments to democratic change.
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Fresh clashes rock central Myanmar

Fresh clashes rock central Myanmar | Conflict in Myanmar 2013 | Scoop.it
YAMETHIN, Myanmar (AFP) - Dozens of houses and a mosque have been torched as communal violence spread in central Myanmar, officials said Sunday, defying authorities’ efforts to quell deadly clashes between Buddhists and Muslims.Fresh violence on Saturday...
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At least 10 dead after Myanmar riot - Australia Network News - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

At least 10 dead after Myanmar riot - Australia Network News - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Conflict in Myanmar 2013 | Scoop.it
Clashes between Buddhists and Muslims have killed at least 10 people in central Myanmar.
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More than 10 killed as rioting rocks Meikhtila for second day: MP | Democratic Voice of Burma

More than 10 killed as rioting rocks Meikhtila for second day: MP | Democratic Voice of Burma | Conflict in Myanmar 2013 | Scoop.it
At least 13 people have been killed as sectarian riots kicked off for the second day in central Burma’s Meikhtila township
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Gold shop dispute triggers religious-tinged riot in central Myanmar that left mosque burned

Gold shop dispute triggers religious-tinged riot in central Myanmar that left mosque burned | Conflict in Myanmar 2013 | Scoop.it
A dispute between a Muslim gold shop owner and customers in central Myanmar has led to rioting in which several buildings were burned and at least five people were injured.
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Buddhist-Muslim riot breaks out in Meiktila - Mizzima News

Mizzima News Buddhist-Muslim riot breaks out in Meiktila Mizzima News Two people died and several mosques were destroyed in central Myanmar, police said Thursday, in the worst riots since Buddhist-Muslim clashes rocked western Rakhine state last...

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7 Muslims Sentenced to Prison for Myanmar Violence

7 Muslims Sentenced to Prison for Myanmar Violence | Conflict in Myanmar 2013 | Scoop.it
A prominent Muslim questioned why Muslims had been prosecuted when human rights groups agreed that most of the violence had been carried out by Buddhists.
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Chua Wei Ling's curator insight, July 2, 2013 11:11 AM

This article have point out the unfair treatment between different race.i think that everyone should have their rights to voice out their opinion. Everyone should be treated equally.

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State of emergency declared in Burmese town of Meikhtila after mob riots leave 20 dead

State of emergency declared in Burmese town of Meikhtila after mob riots leave 20 dead | Conflict in Myanmar 2013 | Scoop.it
MOBS set fire to Muslim homes and mosques in frenzied sectarian rioting in a town in central Burma, leaving at least 20 people dead.
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Burma’s Spring Turns Deadly as Riots Shake the Town of Meiktila

Burma’s Spring Turns Deadly as Riots Shake the Town of Meiktila | Conflict in Myanmar 2013 | Scoop.it
Is Burma going backwards? At least 20 have died in clashes between Buddhists and Muslims in the town of Meiktila, shaking the country’s fragile progress. Peter Popham reports.
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UN envoy surveys riot-hit Myanmar town

UN envoy surveys riot-hit Myanmar town | Conflict in Myanmar 2013 | Scoop.it
MEIKTILA, Myanmar: A United Nations envoy yesterday surveyed the charred ruins of homes and met some of those displaced by deadly riots in Myanmar, as Buddhist and Muslim leaders urged an end to th...
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5 dead in central Myanmar religious rioting | The Jakarta Post

5 dead in central Myanmar religious rioting | The Jakarta Post | Conflict in Myanmar 2013 | Scoop.it
At least five people have died and a mosque has been burned in two days of rioting in a central Myanmar town triggered by an argument between a ...
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Curfew in Myanmar town after 10 killed in riots

Curfew in Myanmar town after 10 killed in riots | Conflict in Myanmar 2013 | Scoop.it
YANGON (Reuters) - A central Myanmar town declared a curfew for a second night on Thursday after clashes killed 10 people, including a Buddhist monk, and injured at least 20, authorities said.Riots erupted...
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Residents shocked at religious attack | Democratic Voice of Burma

Residents shocked at religious attack | Democratic Voice of Burma | Conflict in Myanmar 2013 | Scoop.it
Residents in Thaketa township are stunned after an angry mob attacked a local Muslim school and several businesses on Monday night. Locals say people get along well with each other and religion is usually not an issue.
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Mosques torched in deadly Myanmar riots

Mosques torched in deadly Myanmar riots | Conflict in Myanmar 2013 | Scoop.it
Fighting erupts with at least five people reported killed and three mosques burned down in central Meiktila town.
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At least ten dead in Myanmar riots: MP

The unrest comes amid tensions between Muslims and Buddhists in Myanmar, where communal conflict has left at least 180 people dead since June 2012.
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