11 November 2013

From the archive: Ashin Wirathu

Ashin Wirathu (centre), the spiritual leader of Burma's Buddhist Nationalist anti-Muslim movement 969 group, takes a midday meal offered by regular citizens at Mosayein Monastery in central Mandalay. Wirathu, who was jailed in 2003 for inciting religious hatred, refers to himself as "the Burmese Bin Laden".

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