Six Muslims Charged With Death of Buddhist Monk During Outbreak of Religious Violence in Burma

Of the 43 people who died during the rioting a vast majority were Muslim


Burmese officials have charged six Muslim men over the death of a Buddhist monk during an outbreak of religious violence in March.

The men face death sentences for the monk's murder in Meiktila. The rioting saw at least 43 people—almost all of them Muslim—killed.