Myanmar Buddhists protest raid on scandal-hit Thai temple

Myanmar Buddhist nationalists rallied outside the Thai embassy in Yangon on Friday to condemn the Thai government’s siege of the controversial Dhammakaya temple as officers search for an elderly monk accused of massive embezzlement. The sprawling Bangkok temple, which houses the headquarters of the breakaway Dhammakaya sect, was flooded last week with thousands of police and soldiers

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A Myanmar Buddhist monk known for scathing anti-Islam tirades has been barred from speaking at an event after the the murder of a top Muslim lawyer, a killing that has rattled a...

Myanmar Buddhist monk muzzled after Muslim lawyer’s murder

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Malaysia, Myanmar exchange hypocrisies at public protests

Diplomatic relations between two Asean member states grew choppy last month when Muslim-majority Malaysia summoned the Myanmar ambassador in response to reports of human rights...

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Burma’s interfaith community condemns Ohio State University attack

by Libby Hogan Interfaith organisations and youth groups in Burma have expressed sadness at the news of a violent attack in the USA on Monday when a Ohio State University student...

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‘Exorcist’ pleads guilty to murdering three children

A Myanmar ‘exorcist’ has pleaded guilty to murder charges after he beat three infant children to death and injured another in an attempt to rid them of evil spirits. “I lost...

‘Exorcist’ pleads guilty to murdering three children