Religious Strife

The Latest: Amnesty decries burnings targeting Rohingya

Sep 14, 2017

The Latest:UK says suffering of Rohingya an 'abomination'.

The Latest: UN chief says ethnic cleansing against Rohingyas

Sep 13, 2017

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says ethnic cleansing is taking place in Myanmar against the Rohingya Muslim minority and he is urging government authorities to suspend military action and end the violence.

Report: Iran detains Islamic State group leader near Tehran

Sep 13, 2017

Iranian news outlet reports that authorities have arrested a leader of the Islamic State extremist group

Bangladesh leader visits Rohingya refugees, assures help

Sep 13, 2017

Bangladesh leader demands Myanmar take back Rohingya refugees, says she will not 'tolerate injustice'

Police: Afghan man assaulted in Germany for wearing crucifix

Sep 12, 2017

Berlin police say an Afghan man was attacked in the German capital by two assailants who yanked a crucifix necklace off of him and demanded to know why he had become a Christian

Bangladesh slams Myanmar for 'atrocities' against Rohingya

Sep 12, 2017

Bangladesh slams Myanmar for 'atrocities' against Rohingya, demands they be allowed to return

The Latest: Bangladesh lambasts Myanmar for 'atrocities'

Sep 12, 2017

The Bangladeshi leader lambasts Myanmar for "atrocities" drove hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims across the border in recent weeks

'Proof' of Rohingya-set fires in Myanmar fails inspection

Sep 12, 2017

A Buddhist abbot told reporters he had photographic proof that Rohingya Muslims had burned their own village in Myanmar, but the images were of two Hindus the journalists had met only hours before

Myanmar accused of laying mines, causing Rohingya injuries

Sep 11, 2017

Myanmar's military has been accused of planting land mines in the path of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in its western Rakhine state

The Latest: Holocaust Museum 'horrified' by Myanmar attacks

Sep 9, 2017

The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum says it's horrified by the ongoing attacks on Rohingya civilians and is calling on Myamar's government to cease its military operations.