A war of words is being fought largely over social media, between Ma-Ba-Tha and the NLD, highlighting tensions in the lead up to the general election.
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Controversial nationalist monk Wirathu appears to have penned a surprising environmental call to action, set to a hip hop beat. Written while serving time in prison, the song “Heart of[…]
Buddhist monk Wirathu has said he stands by his comments following his criticism of UN Rapporteur Yanghee Lee in derogatory terms on Friday. In an interview with AFP, the divisive[…]
Wirathu, a Buddhist monk notorious for anti-Muslim hate speech, led a crowd of protesters in Mandalay on Wednesday.
NLD’s Win Tin meets nationalist monk Wirathu in Mandalay to discuss the NLD’s aim to amend Article 59(f) of the constitution
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.
Muslim candidates have been disproportionately disqualified from running in the 8 November election in a selection process that “lacked credibility”, according to American election monitors the Carter Center.
The under-pressure developers of a controversial housing and commercial district in Rangoon say the government supports continuing the project.