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17 more Hindu bodies found as Myanmar unearths mass graves: govt

NEWS DESK: Searchers on Monday found 17 more Hindu bodies in mass graves in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, the government said, a day after 28 corpses were exhumed in what the army says is evidence of a massacre by Muslim Rohingya militants, reported AFP. Northern Rakhine has been ravaged by communal violence since Rohingya insurgents staged…

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Rohingya Muslims blockaded amid fresh tensions in Myanmar’s Rakhine: residents

YANGON: Hundreds of Rohingya Muslims have been blockaded inside their area by their Buddhist neighbors in a western Myanmar village, residents say, as religious tensions in troubled Rakhine state spread to a more ethnically mixed part of the region, reported Reuters. Monitors and aid workers worry that violence that has until now been largely confined…

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