“Members of a 1,000-strong Buddhist mob torched dozens of homes and shops in northwestern Burma following rumors that a Muslim man tried to sexually assault a young woman, officials and witnesses said, as the country was once again gripped by sectarian violence”, reports The Telegraph.
“The rioters, who sang the country’s national anthem as they rampaged, dispersed after security forces arrived early Sunday, shooting into the air. No injuries were reported.”
The Huffington Post reports, “Signs posted at a Spring Branch, Texas, shopping center earlier this week that called for ‘No Muslim parking’ shocked worshippers on their way to services at a nearby mosque.”
Read all about it here: ‘No Muslim Parking’ Signs Prompt Outrage At Westview Shopping Center In Texas
With Syria’s population struggling just to stay alive, the education system has fallen apart. Mac William Bishop of the New York Times visits volunteers who run unofficial schools for Syrian refugees.
Here’s a video about the fight for Syrian schools.
In Muslim majority countries, Ramadan causes havoc with the work schedule — business just shut down or are open limited hours (often after sunset).
What about in North America? How do you handle Ramadan in the workplace — especially when most of your co-workers are not Muslim?
(See: How to Conduct Business in the Middle East).