Preaching Hate (13 images)

Anti-Muslim sentiment that has been increasing following the sectarian violence in Arakan state is threatening to de-stabilize Burma’s fragile reform process. Attacks on Muslim communities across the country started shortly after the formation of the Buddhist 969 movement late last year by a small group of extremist Buddhist monks. It’s most vocal advocator Ashin Wirathu preaches of a secret Muslim conspiracy to convert the country to Islam, even though Muslims only make up about...
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