Former Minister of Religious Affairs Hsan Hsint was found guilty of sedition and criminal breach of trust on Friday for mishandling a raid on Mahasantisukha Monastery.
A second attempt by the five Mahasantisukha monks to countersue the Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee in Rangoon has been rejected by a local court.
Religious Affairs Minister Hsan Hsint was removed from his position due to his “mishandling” of the Mahasantisukha Monastery raid and also faces charges.
A Buddhist monk who assisted in the raid on the Mahasantisukha Monastery say he was tricked into it.
Monks and staff residing at the Mahasantisukha Monastery are accused of violating religious property law and will face charges, the Ministry of Religious Affairs warned in a press conference on…
Rangoon’s Mahasantisukha Monastery is raided by Religious Affairs officials and riot police. The monastery is at the heart of a land dispute between the clergy and a renowned dissident abbot.