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A Mosque Damaged by unknown group in Yangon

A Mosque Damaged by unknown group in Yangon

News June 16, 2012 at 10:12 pm 0 comments

Share Waqf Jame Mosque, Koatkine Mosque in Bahan Township at Gabaaye Pagoda Road and an antique shop located next to the mosque had been damaged by an unidentified group wearing black dresses today at 2:30 in the early morning. It is a famous old mosque frequently visited by international diplomatsRead More

Emergency Rule In Rakhine May Be Lifted Soon, Says Myanmar Envoy

News June 11, 2012 at 10:00 pm 0 comments

Share— BERNAMA KUALA LUMPUR, June 11 (Bernama) — The emergency rule imposed on the Rakhine Region of Myanmar following clashes between Buddhists and Muslims last Friday is expected to be lifted in a few more days, Myanmar Ambassador to Malaysia U Tin Latt said. “Our President has declared a periodRead More

Ten Myanmar Muslims were killed by Rakhine people in Western Myanmar

Ten Myanmar Muslims were killed by Rakhine people in Western Myanmar

News June 4, 2012 at 2:19 pm 0 comments

ShareEthnic Arakan, also known as Rakhine, killed ten Myanmar Muslims in barbaric and in-human manner yesterday in a sectarian attack. While a group of Myanmar Muslims were traveling back to Yangon from Arakan State on a bus, at Taung-kout, a small town of 300 residents, local ethnic Arakan had stoppedRead More

Time to Justice for racial abuses

Time to Justice for racial abuses

Myanmar News June 4, 2012 at 10:32 am 0 comments

ShareThe Quran requires a Muslim to obey and be loyal to those in his charge. Prophet Muhammad (sa) added “You should listen to and obey your ruler, even if you [despise him].” While national loyalty does not forbid dissent, that dissent must be expressed legally and peacefully — never violently.Read More

Mosque building halted in Burma’s Kachin state

Mosque building halted in Burma’s Kachin state

Myanmar News April 17, 2012 at 10:28 pm 0 comments

ShareConstruction of a Muslim mosque in Kachin state’s jade-rich Hpakant township in northern Burma ceased on April 12 when a group of monks and their supporters intervened and proceeded to dismantle the partially built structure. According to eyewitnesses a group of about 30 monks and dozens of their followers cameRead More