‘Ultraman Buddha’ art in Thailand prompts police complaint

BANGKOK (Reuters) – A group of Buddhist hardliners in Thailand filed a police complaint against a young female artist on Wednesday over paintings that depict images of the Buddha... Read more »

Trump meets Chinese Uighur, other religious persecution victims at White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump, who has made religious freedom a centerpiece of his foreign policy, met on Wednesday with victims of religious persecution from countries including... Read more »

Factbox: Reactions to release of Reuters journalists from Myanmar prison

(Reuters) – Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act, walked free from prison on Tuesday... Read more »

Thailand’s king to greet subjects in coronation parade

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand’s newly crowned King Maha Vajiralongkorn will greet his subjects on Sunday in a royal procession, a day after completing ornate rituals to become the country’s... Read more »

Jailed Reuters reporters, U.S. border photographers win Pulitzer Prizes

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Reuters won two Pulitzer Prizes on Monday, one for revealing the massacre of 10 Muslim Rohingya men by Buddhist villagers and Myanmar security forces, and... Read more »

Texas bans all clergy from death chamber after court stays Buddhist’s execution

(Reuters) – Texas will bar clergy of all faiths from accompanying inmates into the death chamber after the U.S. Supreme Court stayed an execution because the state did not... Read more »

Supreme Court stays Texas execution to allow for Buddhist advisor

(Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court blocked the scheduled execution of a Texas inmate on Thursday, ordering the state to grant his request to allow a Buddhist spiritual adviser... Read more »

China warns Tibetans not to be taken in ahead of Dalai Lama anniversary

BEIJING (Reuters) – The people of Tibet should not be taken in by the Dalai Lama’s lies and clearly understand the importance of Communist Party rule in the region,... Read more »

Myanmar prepares for first Rohingya returnees, but U.N. warns against rushing

YANGON/COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) – Myanmar officials said on Sunday the country was ready to receive more than 2,000 Rohingya Muslims sheltering in Bangladesh on Nov. 15, the first... Read more »

Exclusive: ‘Can’t eat, can’t sleep’ – Rohingya on Myanmar repatriation list

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) – For Nurul Amin, a Rohingya Muslim living in a refugee camp in Bangladesh, the days since learning he and his family were among a... Read more »