Violence against the Rohingya minority in Arakan state has fuelled a wider campaign of anti-Muslim hostility in Burma which threatens to derail the country’s fragile democratic reform process, a UN envoy has warned.
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Religious leaders pledge to cooperate with each other to stop communal violence.
The Buddhist nationalist movement known as 969 has spread rapidly throughout Burma but its founder, Sada Ma, insists the movement is one of peace.
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[...]
Seven people share their thoughts on the proposed draft marriage law that would see restrictions on interfaith marriages. The law demands that any Muslim man, who wants to marry a[...]
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.