Travel Warning: Surge of violence in Burma, travelers use caution

Posted on May 1, 2013 • Filed under: Asia, Asia Pacific, Conflicts, Tourist Warning

According to, “Rioters attacked a mosque and Muslim businesses in central Burma on Tuesday, police said, the closest a series of sectarian clashes pitting Muslims against majority Buddhists has come to the commercial capital Rangoon. Roaming gangs armed with bricks smashed the mosque’s windows and looted dozens of shops after a Muslim woman collided with a Buddhist monk while walking in the street, angering residents, a police statement said” Read Article

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