Jul 22, 2013
Communal violence stirred up by bigotry and intolerance
Violent clashes between Buddhists and Muslims are unlikely to end unless the Myanmar government reins in the extremists that orchestrate them The move by Myanmar over the weekend to lift an emergency decree imposed in areas that have seen sectarian clashes between Buddhists and Muslims was welcome news.
Myanmar lifts emergency
Myanmar on Saturday lifted a state of emergency imposed four months ago in the Mandalay region to control sectarian violence that claimed at least 44 lives.
Myanmar lifts emergency in riot-hit district - Indiatalkies.com
Yangon, July 20: The Myanmar government Saturday announced lifting of the state of emergency in four riot-hit towns in Meikhtila district 120 days after the imposition, saying that peace and stability have been restored in the areas.