Dr Nyo Tun offers an insight into the harsh realities of Burma’s ‘mental culture’, using the recent Wirathu – Win Tin debate as a basis.
Influenced by nationalist Buddhist monks and focused on subjugating the Rohingya Muslim community, the new bills may include laws on changing faith; interfaith marriage; monogamy; and population control.
A group of youth activists distributed t-shirts and stickers promoting religious harmony on Friday, as part of a grassroots campaign to counter the growing threat of Buddhist extremism
A contentious monk, known as Wirathu, who has led numerous vocal campaigns against Muslims living in Burma, was handed a “freedom of religion” award in Mandalay on Sunday night
How the fourth estate can help fight racism, ethnic violence and intolerance in Burma