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Myanmar 1st census in decades bars minority Muslims from identifying themselves as ‘Rohingya’
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YANGON, MYANMAR – Enumerators fanned out across Myanmar on Sunday for a census that has been widely criticized for stoking religious and ethnic tensions, after the government denied members of a long-persecuted Muslim minority the right to identify themselves as “Rohingya.”




Kevin Carroll backs leader of violent racist campaign against Rohingya Muslims
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With “Tommy” now safely locked up, beginning an 18-month prison sentence for his part in a £162,000 mortgage fraud, it is perhaps time to turn our attention to Carroll – who, just like Lennon, was presented by Quilliam as a man that had renounced his far-right, anti-Muslim past.




U.N.: Dozens of Muslims massacred by Buddhists in Burma
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The United Nations has confirmed that at least 48 Muslims appear to have been killed when Buddhist mobs attacked a village in an isolated corner of western Burma, a massacre that has been the vehemently denied by the government since it was first reported by The Associated Press just over a week ago.




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.




Myanmar Muslims hide amid deadly sectarian clashes
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BY KHIN MAUNG WIN

THANDWE, Myanmar (AP) — Terrified Muslim families hid in forests in western Myanmar on Wednesday, one day after fleeing a new round of deadly sectarian violence that erupted even as the president toured the divided region.




Dalai Lama to Burmese Monks: ‘Enough Anti-Muslim Violence’
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Yangon ( AsiaNews / Agencies) – The Dalai Lama has appealed to Burmese Buddhist Monks asking them to act according to the principles of the Buddha, avoiding violence or targeted attacks against the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar.




Burmese Muslims building new mosque in Fort Wayne
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By Ellie Bogue of The News-Sentinel

There is a new mosque going up on the south side of Fort Wayne. It’s the first time since the mid-1970s, either inside or outside of Burma that a new Burmese Muslim mosque is being built.




1,000-strong Burmese Buddhist mob burns Muslim homes and shops
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Fresh sectarian violence struck north-western Burma yesterday when a 1,000-strong Buddhist mob burned down dozens of Muslim homes and shops following rumours that a young woman had been sexually assaulted by a Muslim man, the police said.




Massacre Of Muslims In Myanmar Ignored
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By TODD PITMAN Associated Press

MEIKHTILA, Myanmar — Their bones are scattered in blackened patches of earth across a hillside overlooking the wrecked Islamic boarding school they once called home.




Special Report: Myanmar gives official blessing to anti-Muslim monks
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Now Reuters has filed a special report detailing the “official blessing” bestowed on anti-Muslim monks by state authorities. It is a must read and I am afraid that the tide of religious chauvinism and hatred is not far from reaching a crescendo that will witness a horrific genocide.