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US Official Calls for Myanmar to Increase Protections for Religious Minorities

The U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom says Myanmar is facing a serious challenge regarding equality of non-Buddhists in the country. Speaking with VOA in Yangon Sunday, David Saperstein said religious minorities face obstacles and challenges not imposed on the country's Buddhist majority. "The country made some real progress towards democracy. But in the area of religious freedom, of religious tensions, of minority religions not having equal rights...

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