LETTERS | Abim condemns violence against Muslims in Burma
The Muslim Youth Movement of Malaysia (Abim) unequivocally and strongly condemn the recent violence attacks against innocent Burmese Muslim civilians in Mandalay.
The following are the sequence of events causing the violence and oppression in Mandalay to date:
On June 25, 2014, a famous online news portal called Thit Htoo Lwin spread false allegations of rape of a Buddhist woman by two Muslim brothers. The Muslim men in question owned a well-to-do café called Sun Café. Since then the Buddhist mob has been showing up at Sun Cafe and Muslim homes and businesses in the area, striking fear into the hearts of the Muslim population, damaging and looting property and setting fire to mosques.
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