HRW criticizes Myanmar bill on interfaith marriage
July 8, Naypyidaw: Human Rights Watch have accused the parliament of Myanmar for passing a bill in the parliament regulating the rights of Buddhist women to marry men from outside their community
This has resulted to religious tension, especially against Rohingya Muslims in western Myanmar, who have felt compelled to flee abroad.
The bill was related to a campaign by extremist Buddhist groups that have incited anti-Muslim hatred. The bill that was passed on Tuesday known as the Protection of Race and Religion Laws, which have been criticized as discriminatory by rights groups.
The Oslo Times