Buddha statue, Nha Trang

Burma’s Military Unveils Massive Buddha Statue in Bid to Garner Support Amid Civil War

Amid the ongoing civil war in Burma (Myanmar) and what UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has described as the ethnic cleansing of its minority Muslim Rohingya

Religious Intolerance in Myanmar

Along the Bay of Bengal and wrapping around the Andaman Sea is the Republic of the Union of Myanmar. It is home to 54

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, photo by Claude Truong-Ngoc CC

WRN News From the Web: Fairness for All? Muslims Excluded, Genocide Charges, Jehovah’s Witness “Extremism,” Mennonites, Catholic Voter Poll, NJ Bill Would Dump Religious Exemption for Vaccinations

Myanmar Leader Rejects Genocide Charge A 2017 crackdown in Myanmar against the country’s Rohingya Muslim minority allegedly included mass killings, rapes and arson and

The Latest Religious Freedom Report Provides Dire Review

The Latest Religious Freedom Report Provides Dire Review

Oppression isn't just striking Muslims The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom has issued its latest report about religious freedom in the United

UN Accuses Myanmar of Genocide Against Rohingya Muslims

UN Accuses Myanmar of Genocide Against Rohingya Muslims

It was done to stop the further distribution of hate A report released by United Nations investigators has described in chilling detail how Myanmar

Annual Report on Religious Freedom Released

Annual Report on Religious Freedom Released

U.S. ally Saudi Arabia is included in the persecuted countries list. Sam Brownback, the U.S. ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom informed reporters on May

Pope Francis Visits Bangladesh

Pope Francis Continues World Tour With Bangladesh

Via video screenshot Bangladesh Was Next Stop After Controversial Visit To Myanmar Pope Francis landed in Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh, yesterday. He

Pope Disappoints Human Rights Advocates

Pope Francis Disappoints Human Rights Advocates In Myanmar

Pope Francis Avoided Using the Term Rohingya Pope Francis did not utter the word 'Rohingya' by name during any point of an important speech

Rex Tillerson Myanmar

U.S. Declares Myanmar is Doing Ethnic Cleansing Against Rohingya

More than 600,000 Rohingyas have fled Myanmar. The United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson termed military operations by the Myanmarese armed forces against

Rohingya fleeing

New Flood of Rohingya Muslims Fleeing Ethnic Cleansing

Rohingya refugees are crossing over to Bangladesh. Rohingya Muslims in the thousands crossed over from Myanmar to Bangladesh[/tweetit] on October 9. They were fleeing