Muslims struggled to reach refugee camps and looked for safety elsewhere, as Burma tried to extinguish a week of sectarian chaos.
Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has spoken exclusively to ITV News' Julie Etchingham about her return to Europe.
Aung San Suu Kyi met with radio DJ Dave Lee Travis. She listened to his 'Jolly Good Radio Show' during her imprisonment
Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi today delivered a speech at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, as part of her five-day visit to the UK on her European tour.
The leader of Burma's pro-democracy movement had requested to spend a day at the military academy, a spokesman for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office confirmed earlier this month.
As well as giving a speech, she watched the cadets in training and chatted to the academy's members over a cup of tea.
EU Governments are expected to announce next week that they are to lift sanctions against Burma according to Reuters. It's understood that they will not lift an arms embargo against the country which recently held elections.
President Obama put his arm around Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on the latest stop in his tour of South East Asia.
He also met the country's president Thein Sein - the man who has begun gradually embracing reform.
Speaking at the home where Ms. Suu Kyi spent years under house arrest, Mr Obama said something was happening in the country that could not be reversed.
ITV News' International Editor Bill Neely reports:
Ms Suu Kyi said it was particularly poignant for her to meet the party as it was a Labour prime minister - Clement Attlee - whom her father met in London in 1947 to seal an agreement for Burmese independence.
Ed Miliband hailed Aung San Suu Kyi as "the most famous opposition leader in the world" as the Burmese pro-democracy campaigner opened Labour's new London headquarters today.
She unveiled a plaque at the office building before joining the Shadow Cabinet for its weekly meeting.
Delivering a historic address to a joint session of both Houses of Parliament, Aung San Suu Kyi said she was seeking practical help to address the problems still besetting her country.
The Nobel peace laureate received a standing ovation from MPs and peers in a packed Westminster Hall, and said the key to reform was the establishment of a strong parliamentary institution.
Aung San Suu Kyi received a standing ovation as entered Westminster Hall which was packed with MPS, Lords and guests.
Labour MP Jonathan Reynolds has tweeted the following picture of the programme ahead of Aung San Suu Kyi addressing both houses of Parliament this afternoon: