Burma

US Embassy in Burma: Country Must Do More to Combat Anti-Muslim Violence

At least 5 Muslims dead in latest sectarian violence

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The United States is condemning a fresh round of deadly attacks against minority Muslims in western Burma and urging authorities to do more to address the long-standing sectarian tension there.

The U.S. Embassy in Rangoon's statement on Wednesday followed several days of violence that has killed at least five Muslims, including a 94-year-old woman, in Rakhine State.