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Islamophobia gaining ground in Myanmar

Ashin Wirathu is the most vocal advocator of the 969 movement that encourages Buddhists to only shop at Buddhist owned shops with stickers to identify them. Wirathu claims there is a growing threat of Muslims trying to convert Myanmar to Islam by marrying with Buddhist women. Not all the head monks at Mae Soe Yein monastery support Wirathu's views on Islam.

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Ashin Wirathu is the most vocal advocator of  the 969 movement that encourages Buddhists to only shop at Buddhist owned shops with stickers to identify them. Wirathu claims there is a growing threat of Muslims trying to convert Myanmar to Islam by marrying with Buddhist women. Not all the head monks at Mae Soe Yein monastery support Wirathu's views on Islam.