Category - Ethnic tension

  • 19 Aug 2013

    Human Rights Watch (HRW), the globally respected human rights NGO, has described the treatment of the Rohingya people in n Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) as "ethnic cleansing".

  • 28 Oct 2012

    The deaths of people in ethnic clashes in Burma’s Rakhine state are a tragic loss of life and must be dealth with immediately, human rights groups say.

  • 16 Mar 2012

    In May 2009, Sri Lanka’s civil war came to an end. On 14 March 2012, Channel 4 broadcast Sri Lanka's Killing Fields: War Crimes Unpunished, a follow-up to an earlier documentary. This focused on the last few months of the armed conflict, when large numbers of civilians were killed or injured.

  • 15 Feb 2007

    More than 300,000 Lebanese people took part in a huge unity rally in Beirut, the country's capital, on 14 February 2007. They were there to mark the anniversary of the murder of parliamentarian Rafik Hariri, reports Independent Catholic News.