The nationalist monks opened a Rangoon school that teaches students how to become ‘decent citizens’ who protect Burma’s majority race and Buddhist religion.
Nationalism is a powerful force in Burma, but is it a positive one?
About 400 Buddhist monks and civilians marched against Time Magazine after it dubbed radical Buddhist monk Wirathu, ‘The Face of Buddhist Terror’ on its front cover. The article documented the[…]
Burma’s most notorious monk, Wirathu, has spoken out about Time magazine’s July issue which features his photo and the headline: “The Face of Buddhist terror” on the cover.
About 200 senior Buddhist monks met at a monastery in Rangoon to discuss ways to end violence between Buddhists and Muslims in Burma. The monks drafted a law that proposed[…]