Posts Tagged ‘Religious unrest’

Order restored after religious unrest in Myanmar

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

Authorities restored order in Myanmar’s northern Sagaing region on Sunday after a Buddhist mob set fire to nearly two dozen Muslim-owned buildings and attacked rescue workers in the latest widening of sectarian violence in the former military-run state. Reuters news agency reported that about 1,000 Buddhists, some carrying sticks and swords, attacked Muslim villagers in Read more

NZ Muslim, Jewish and Christian leaders condemn The Innocence of Muslims and violence

Friday, September 21st, 2012

Christian, Muslim and Jewish faith leaders spoke out on Wednesday to condemn unreservedly ‘The Innocence of Muslims’ and the violence that has led to tragic deaths around the world. The joint statement was issued by Archbishop John Dew (Catholic), Archbishops David Moxon and Brown Turei (Anglican), Bishops Justin Duckworth and Richard Randerson (Anglican), Federation of Islamic Associations Read more