SEN News on Sunday: October 20 – 27, 2013

Religious violence in Myanmar


  • The LA Times (27/10/13) reports on the escalating tensions in Myanmar between the majority Buddhist and minority Muslim populations, which some fear may lead to further violence.
  • All Africa (23/10/13) reports on continued ethnic conflict in Mali following the recent national crisis, sparked by the ousting of the country’s president in March 2012.
  • APA News (22/10/13) further reports that Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a new bill which assigns responsibility to manage ethnic conflict to regional authorities.

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News compiled by Karen Seegobin.

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