UN concerned at Muslim-Buddhist clashes in Myanmar

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UNITED NATIONS  — The U.N. General Assembly has unanimously adopted a resolution welcoming positive changes in Myanmar but expressing serious concern at an upsurge of sectarian violence between Muslims and Buddhists in Rakhine state.

The resolution adopted by the 193-member world body late Monday urges government action to improve the situation of the Rohingya Muslim minority “and to protect all their human rights, including their right to a nationality.”

There is widespread resentment of the Rohingya community, whom many in Myanmar regard as illegal immigrants from Bangladesh out to steal their land.

The resolution noted substantial efforts by Myanmar’s government towards political reform, democratization, national reconciliation and improvements in human rights. But it said there were still “systematic violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms.”

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  • koolkid_inthehouse

    Muslim are blood thirsty

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/2DG3R2AAQZDON2KH45T3YC5DOA del pillar

    Lack of love (forgiveness) and belief in one Holy and Apostolic Church will certainly create misunderstanding that will always results in hate and when hate exists you can be sure that there will be a lot of jealousy that something worse will happen as expected.

  • bugoybanggers

    Hayaan na lang nating mag bahay bahay muna ang mga KULTO natin, tingnan natin ang galing nila na makombinsi ang mga BUDDHIST o MUSLIM na pa-convert sa kanilang grupo. Mga INC, Baptist, Mormon, Born again Christian kuno, Methodista, mga Alive alive.. larga na kayo sa Burma at ipakita ninyo na magaling kayo at saulado ninyo ang Bibliya. Malaya kayo sa lugar na iyan, mag pakahirap naman kayo hindi hanggang PILIPINAS at mga Katoliko lang ang kaya ninyong linlangin. Larga!

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