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GENOCIDE STUDIES MEDIA FILE: Burma/Myanmar

September 21, 2013

GENOCIDE STUDIES MEDIA FILE: Burma/Myanmar

“Buddhist monasteries associated with the fundamentalist movement, which calls itself 969, have opened community centers and a Sunday school program for children nationwide.” (Adam Dean/The New York Times)

Extremism Rises Among Myanmar Buddhists
By Thomas Fuller
The New York Times, June 20, 2013
“After a ritual prayer atoning for past sins, Ashin Wirathu, a Buddhist monk with a rock-star following in Myanmar, sat before an overflowing crowd of thousands of devotees and launched into a rant against what he called ‘the enemy’ — the country’s Muslim minority.