Sunday, August 9, 2020   

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Breaking News: Rohingyas’ Shops at Maungdaw Municipal Market on Fire
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The resolution called for the government to provide equal access to citizenship, to free political prisoners, and to crackdown on Buddhist violence against the Rohingya and other Muslims in the southeast Asian country.




Unity Walk celebrates all faiths in remembrance of 9/11
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A microphone reverberated with the deep and sonorous Muslim call to prayer shortly before 2 p.m. Sunday. “Allaaaaaah — uh — Akbar!” An entire congregation bowed its head in prayer — a Jewish synagogue filled with Muslims, Jews, Christians, Buddhists, Sikhs, Hare Krishnas, Mormons, Pentecostals, Greek Orthodox, Baha’i and others.




The hardline Buddhists targeting Sri Lanka’s Muslims
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After a series of attacks on mosques, wild rumours about animal slaughter and an attempt to outlaw the halal system of classification, the BBC’s Charles Haviland investigates how Sri Lanka’s Muslim minority is being targeted by hardline Buddhists.




Deadly clashes in Burma between Buddhists and Muslims
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(Guardian)

Burma‘s president has declared a state of emergency after two days of sectarian violence in a central town that has killed at least 20 people.




‘Near total destruction’ of Myanmar City’s Muslim Quarter
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SITTWE, Myanmar – A human rights group expressed concern for the safety of thousands of Muslims on Saturday after revealing satellite images of a once-thriving coastal community reduced to ashes during a week of violence in western Myanmar.




Buddhist Monks In Sri Lanka Say Mosque Must Go
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The Sri Lankan government has ordered a mosque be relocated after Buddhist monks threatened to demolish it because they said the 50-year-old structure had been built illegally in an area sacred to Buddhists.