Myanmar Journalist Network is to be evicted from its Yangon office — news that comes just a day after they had scheduled to host a press conference called by a group of anti-Wirathu Buddhist monks.
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The firebrand nationalist monk U Wirathu headlined a rally on Wednesday at which he spoke in dire terms of the “marauding” threat posed by Muslims in western Burma, labelled international aid groups operating there “terrorists,” and thwarted Buddhist authorities’ attempts to rein in his public profile.
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.