Asia

  • Muslims cry after losing their homes in recent violence in Thapyuchai village, outside of Thandwe, Rakhine state, western Burma, Oct. 2, 2013.
  • Blackened pillars stand among debris of a burnt building in Thandwe, Rakhine State, western Burma, Oct. 2, 2013.
  • A journalist walks amongst the remains of houses at Shwe Lay village, outside of Thandwe in Rakhine state, western Burma, Oct. 2, 2013.
  • A soldier stands guard near Muslim homes at Shwe Lay village, outside of Thandwe in the Rakhine state, western Burma, Oct. 2, 2013.
  • Vehicles drive on a road as Buddhist flags are displayed outside a religious building in Thandwe, Rakhine State, western Burma, Oct. 2, 2013.
  • Two injured Rakhine men sit in a car as they prepare to go to hospital in Thandwe, Rakhine State, western Burma, Oct. 1, 2013.
  • Police set barricades as they provide security in Thandwe, Rakhine State, western Burma, Oct. 1, 2013.

Anti-Muslim Violence in Burma's Rakhine State

Published October 02, 2013


You May Like

Hezbollah Chief Says Does Not Want War But Ready for One

VOA's Jerusalem correspondent reports that with an Israeli election looming and Hezbollah's involvement in Syria, neither side appears interested in a wider conflict More

Multimedia VOA SPECIAL REPORT: Despite Danger, Best US Minds Battle Deadly Virus

Scientists at America's premier biological research center race in military confinement to find effective drugs, speedier tests and a safe vaccine amid the deadliest outbreak of Ebola in history More

Kurdish Poet Battles to Defend Language, Culture

Kawa Nemir's work is an example of what he sees as an irreversible cultural and political assertiveness among Kurds in Turkey More