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22 April 2013 Last updated at 13:55

What is behind Burma's wave of violence?Ashin Wirathu

Following communal riots than killed more than 40 in Burma in March, the BBC's Jonathan Head visits the town where it all began to examine the causes of the violence.


An ethnic Rakhine man holds homemade weapons as he stands in front of a house that was burnt during fighting between Buddhist Rakhine and Muslim Rohingya communities in Sittwe 10 June, 2012Q&A: Communal violence

The BBC looks at what lies behind the religious and ethnic tensions that have bubbled to the surface in Myanmar, also known as Burma.

Delegates of National League for Democracy (NLD) vote during the first- ever party conference at the Royal Rose Hall in Rangoon, Burma on 9 March 2013Will opposition party adapt?

The BBC's Jonah Fisher examines whether Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy can adapt to the challenges of a new political era.

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