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    Burma Urged to Prosecute Perpetrators of Sectarian Unresti
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    April 01, 2013 6:29 PM
    Burma is being urged to hold accountable those responsible for sectarian violence in March, mainly targeted at Muslims, that left at least 43 people dead, dozens injured, and thousands homeless. The attacks shook Muslim communities and raised concerns about sectarian unrest spreading. VOA's Daniel Schearf reports from Bangkok.

    Burma Urged to Prosecute Perpetrators of Sectarian Unrest

    Published April 01, 2013

    Burma is being urged to hold accountable those responsible for sectarian violence in March, mainly targeted at Muslims, that left at least 43 people dead, dozens injured, and thousands homeless. The attacks shook Muslim communities and raised concerns about sectarian unrest spreading. VOA's Daniel Schearf reports from Bangkok.


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