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Burma Rejects UN Resolution on Rohingya Muslims

Burma rejected on Thursday a U.N. resolution urging it to grant citizenship to the Rohingya, a stateless Muslim minority group, and accused the United Nations of impinging on its sovereignty. The U.N. General Assembly's human rights committee resolution, which passed on Tuesday, also called on Buddhist-majority Burma to curb an increase in violence against Muslims since military rule ended in March 2011. “Citizenship will not be granted to those who are not entitled to it under...

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