They’re known for preaching peace, kindness and love, but a radical breed of anti-Islamic Buddhist monk is wreaking havoc in Myanmar, resulting is lynch-mob killings and the forced removal of more than 150,000 Muslims from their homes.
Mass boycotts of Muslim-owned stores and anti-Islamic riots have plagued Myanmar’s transition to democracy after decades years of military rule, according to the New York Times. Up to 250 Muslims have been killed and countless others injured in the riots – the most violent of which occurred in the central city of Meiktila in March. . .