Southeast Asia | Buddhist extremism, despite a clampdown, spreads in Myanmar

Buddhist extremism, despite a clampdown, spreads in Myanmar

Ethno-nationalist monks have resisted a state bid to restrict their views and activities targeting Muslim and other religious minorities

Hpa-an, August 13, 2017 3:14 PM (UTC+8)
Supporters and monks belonging to the hardline Buddhist group Ma Ba Tha rally to the US embassy in Yangon on April 28, 2016.  
Photo: AFP/Romeo Gacad
Supporters and monks belonging to the hardline Buddhist group Ma Ba Tha rally to the US embassy in Yangon on April 28, 2016. Photo: AFP/Romeo Gacad
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