Buddhist Terrorism


Hollywood and popular culture paints an image of Buddhist monks etc. as peace loving, spiritual, enlightened and so forth. However, the Buddhists of Burma are anything but that. In the case of these particular buddhists, the reality belies the perception. A state sponsored genocide of innocents is being perpetrated in Burma/Myanmar.

‘Mass graves’ for Myanmar’s Rohingya

The eye-opening attitude is encapsulated in expressions such as these about the Rohingya Muslims who are being massacred,

An educated Rakhine woman, visiting Maungdaw from the US where she has lived for 20 years, spoke bitterly when asked if the human rights she enjoys should be granted to Rohingya to ease tension between the communities.

“Human rights are for human being only. Are Rohingya humans?” she told Al Jazeera.

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