Opinion Just How Vicious Buddhist Killer Monks Can Be

Buddhism is perceived in the West as a peace-loving religion, but the horrific testimonies coming from Myanmar today are a salutary reminder that no group is immune from deteriorating into violence

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Last week, the German newspaper Die Zeit published a profile of the Buddhist monk Ashin Wirathu. One photograph showed him wearing a red robe, standing in front of a gilded shrine. The reporter, Erich Follath,...