7 Muslims Sentenced to Prison for Myanmar Violence
A prominent Muslim questioined why Muslims had been prosecuted when human rights groups agreed that most of the violence had been carried out by Buddhists.
Myanmar jails Muslims over religious violence
Seven defendants found guilty of Buddhist monk's murder, which sparked widespread sectarian violence in central region.
Obama Couples Praise for Burmese Leader With Warning Against Violence
President Obama encouraged the political and economic reforms in Myanmar, but warned the country’s visiting leader, President Thein Sein, that violence against minority Muslims had to stop.
Obama urges Myanmar to stop violence against Muslims
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama urged the president of Myanmar on Monday to halt violence against a Muslim minority but praised economic and political reforms in the formerly pariah nation that is emerging as a U.S. ally in China's backyard.
Boat capsizes off Myanmar; dozens feared dead
The passengers, who were fleeing an approaching storm, were Rohingya Muslims living in camps in low-lying areas because they were displaced by ethnic violence. NEW DELHI — At least 58 people were missing and feared dead Tuesday after a boat capsized off Myanmar while residents tried to flee an approaching cyclone, United Nations officials said.