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US Calls on Burma to Stop Violence on Muslims

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power has urged Burma to intervene in Rakhine State to stop violence between Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims. Power's comments followed a briefing to the U.N. Security Council Thursday on the crisis in the country also known as Myanmar. Burma emerged from a half-century of military rule in 2011, but its transition to democracy has been marred by sectarian violence in Rakhine where Rohingya Muslims have fled attacks by the majority...

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