Myanmar Jails Trio for Two and a Half Years Over Bar Advert Deemed Insult to Buddhism

The sentence, handed to a New Zealander and two Burmese colleagues over a poster depicting Buddha wearing headphones, comes amid concern over rising Buddhist nationalism in the country.


The Burmese Muslims Who Are Refugees in Their Own Country

Violence between Buddhists and Muslims in Meiktila, Burma, led to thousands of people—mainly Muslims—being displaced and forced to live in crowded camps indefinitely. When we visited them, we were followed everywhere by the police.


Is Burma’s Anti-Muslim Violence Led by “Buddhist Neo-Nazis”?

“Buddhist neo-Nazi” sounds like a contradiction in terms, but Dr. Muang Zarni, a Burmese human rights activist, says that the 969 group, which is responsible for much of the anti-Muslim violence in the country, is using tactics and rhetoric right out...