"Video footage has emerged showing Burmese police standing by as Buddhist mobs wielding sticks and swords attack Muslims in Meikhtila -- where last month more than 40 people were killed and 12,000 displaced -- on the same day that the EU is expected to permanently lift all sanctions against the country."*
(Warning: video contains violent, disturbing scenes)
Religious tension is hitting a breaking point in Burma, where Buddhists (even monks) are clashing with Muslims in brutal, often fatal fights as police stand by. Is this horrible scene going to add fuel to the fire between different religions? Cenk Uygur breaks it down.
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