Tag: Buddhist

Rape Against Rohingys Muslim Women In Burma

By Gchit Salam / IslamYc “The authority is using the tactic of rape as a weapon against Rohingyas Muslims in the State of Arakan (Burma/Myanmar). This has been going on from 2012 until the people were driven out from their land,” said an aid worker of Maungdaw whose name was not mentioned. Some cases of… Read More ›

Rohingya – Name Of Muslim Group In Myanmar Goes Unspoken

  By Matthew Pennington – KashmirDispatch.com Myanmar’s downtrodden Rohingya Muslims have been denied citizenship, targeted in deadly sectarian violence and corralled into dirty camps without aid. To heap on the indignity, Myanmar’s government is pressuring foreign officials not to speak the group’s name, and the tactic appears to be working. UN officials say they avoid… Read More ›

Dalai Lama Urges Buddhists To Stop Violence Against Muslims

  LEH, India: The Dalai Lama Sunday reiterated his plea to Buddhists in Myanmar and Sri Lanka to halt violence against Muslims, in a speech to tens of thousands of devotees to mark his 79th birthday. In front of the massive crowd that included Hollywood film star Richard Gere in northern India, the Dalai Lama… Read More ›

Video: Ethnic Cleansing Going On In Burma – NY Times columnist Nicholas Kristof’s Report

Te ethnic cleansing going on in Burma (also known as Myanmar) received little attention in the U.S. media until Nicholas Kristof, op-ed columnist for The New York Times, started writing about it earlier this month. A couple of weeks later he and Adam B. Ellick produced this video.   Source: Takepart.com

Fresh Anti-Muslim Violence Erupts In Sri Lanka

aa.com.tr By Dushiyanthini Kanagasabapathipillai COLOMBO, Sri Lanka   Buddhist mobs attacked mosques and stores owned by Muslims in different parts of Sri Lanka Muslim places of worship and shops in different parts of Sri Lanka have been attacked early Saturday morning, following week-long anti-Muslim violence that has killed three Muslims in the southwestern region of the country. Buddhist mobs attacked a mosque… Read More ›

Muslim Shops Torched By Extremist Buddhists

By www.colombotelegraph.com   Curfew has currently been declared in Aluthgama after protestors of the Bodu Bala Sena had attempted to stone the Darga Town muslim mosque erupting in a clash between the Muslims in the mosque and protesters, initial reports said. Several Muslim owned shops have been torched by the violent mobs. Risky Hardware store is currently in flames with… Read More ›

Muslim students help was appreciated by the city's Buddhist monks.

Muslims Clean Buddhist Temple

By OnIslam & News Agencies CENTRAL JAVA – Dozens of Muslim students in Central Java’s Magelang have participated in cleaning the world’s largest Buddhist temple that had been distorted with volcanic ash earlier this month. “Around 50 students from our boarding school spent their Friday holiday to clean Borobodur Temple of the Keluds ash together… Read More ›