Government dept denies rumours it wants to sue the controversial Buddhist monk Wirathu after he called the UN Rapporteur Yanghee Lee a “whore.”
Wirathu, a Buddhist monk notorious for anti-Muslim hate speech, led a crowd of protesters in Mandalay on Wednesday.
Buddhist nationalists in Magwe division have become the latest to march in support of the controversial Interfaith Marriage Law.
The All Burma Monks’ Union say Buddhist monks at the scene of riots in Mandalay on Tuesday night had helped diffuse the situation, not enflame it.
Police officers are lining the streets of Mandalay after violence between Buddhists and Muslims broke out on Tuesday night.
NLD’s Win Tin meets nationalist monk Wirathu in Mandalay to discuss the NLD’s aim to amend Article 59(f) of the constitution
Religious leaders pledge to cooperate with each other to stop communal violence.
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.