Myanmar Muslims face charges for the keeping of the Ramadan prayers

Authorities in Myanmar’s three Muslim men for the keeping of Ramadan, prayers in the street after the local school, where they used to worship was closed by a nationalist mob.have calculated

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The police brought the charges after about 50 Muslims to pray on Wednesday on a street in Yangon’s Thaketa township, the place is one of a growing number of attacks by Buddhist hardliners in the Islamic events.

Two in the proximity of the Islamic schools were closed, who complained at the end of April to the ultra-nationalists, that the local Muslims were illegally asked with you the implementation.

The authorities have said the closure is only temporary, but have no schedule for when they can be re-opened.

“We feel sorry. This month is important for us,” said local Muslim leader Zaw Min Latt, refers to the Holy month of Ramadan, which began last week.

“We have the schools, the prayer for decades. These restrictions were brought in after more than 60 years.”

The local authorities issued a statement that the prayer-meeting, threatened “the stability and the rule of law” in the predominantly Muslim neighbourhood in the East of the commercial capital of Myanmar.

A police official who asked not to be named, confirmed the indictment.

Two officers tried to stop, AFP journalists of the shooting, if you have visited one of the madrasahs on Friday.

“It is our mosque and our school. We don’t know when it re-opens,” Khin Soe, a local resident in his 50s, said as he pray to, in another part of the city.

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The case comes in the Myanmar government was talking to clamp down on hate after a surge in anti-Muslim actions of hard-liners from the Land of the Buddhist majority.

The religious tensions have also risen sharply, there is a group of the Rohingya Muslims on police posts in the Rakhine state attacked in October, sparking a bloody military action, which has drawn broad international condemnation.

Last week in Myanmar’s top Buddhist authority, the Ma-Ba-Tha forbidden one ultra-nationalist movement, in connection with the firebrand cleric Wirathu, who responded by simply changing their name.

The move came after the nationalists in this month, often with Muslims in other Muslim quarter in Yangon, after I hide the police to RAID a house in search of illegal Muslim Rohingya.