Myanmar Buddhists seek tougher action against Rohingya
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Myanmar Buddhists seek tougher action against Rohingya

  BANGKOK (AP) — Several hundred Buddhist nationalists, including monks, rallied in Myanmar’s largest city on Wednesday to urge stronger action against insurgents from the Muslim Rohingya minority for attacks on police last week. The attacks in Rakhine state in western Myanmar have spiraled into chaotic violence, with more than 100 dead and villages torched. … Continue reading

Buddhist monks lead commemoration of 1976 Thai massacre
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Buddhist monks lead commemoration of 1976 Thai massacre

BANGKOK (AP) — Buddhist monks, survivors, mourners and activists gathered Thursday, October 6,2016 to mark the 40th anniversary of one of the darkest days in Thailand’s history, when police killed scores of university students at a peaceful protest, and vigilantes defiled the dead. Students at Bangkok’s Thammasat University had been protesting the return from exile of … Continue reading