Muslim-American response to violent Burmese monks


Originally published in Journal Inquirer   This Muslim-American was appalled to read that Buddhist monks in Burma led by Ashin Wirathu, a priest who calls himself “the Burmese bin Laden,” are bent on exterminating the Rohingya ethnic minority explicitly because they are Muslims. It is well-known that the founder of Buddhism, Gautama Buddha, was a peacemaker. Little known, though, is that...