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Anti-Muslim attacks continue despite Sri Lanka's state of emergency

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SHAFAQNA- uddhist mobs attacked mosques and businesses belonging to Sri Lanka's minority Muslims overnight, police said Wednesday, despite the imposition of a state of emergency to restore peace in the bitterly-divided island. Sri Lanka…

Pressure forces Muslims to stop prayers at schools near Yangon

SHAFAQNA - Hard-line Buddhist groups in Myanmar have escalated their anti-Muslim campaign ahead of the country's Nov. 8 elections, forcing Muslims near Yangon to halt sacred Friday prayers at local madrasas. Pressure from a Buddhist group…