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Burma Protesters Test Police Limits - TIME


Boston GlobeBurma Protesters Test Police LimitsTIMEThe demonstrators at Sule pagoda said they were marking the September 2007 crackdown on protests led by Buddhist monks that brought as many as 100000 people onto the streets of Yangon until the army quashed them with deadly force. ...Hundreds march ...>

Amnesty: Most casualties in Thai south civilian - Boston Globe


BBC NewsAmnesty: Most casualties in Thai south civilianBoston GlobeIn this photo taken June 17, 2011, a Thai soldier, right, provides security for Buddhist monks, taking up morning alms in Pattani province, southern Thailand. Amnesty International is calling on Muslim guerrillas in Thailand's so ...>

Amnesty condemns Thailand rebels - BBC News


BBC NewsAmnesty condemns Thailand rebelsBBC NewsMore 4500 people have died since predominantly Muslim ethnic Malay fighters reignited their war against the Buddhist Thai state in 2004. Amnesty spent nine months interviewing witnesses and survivors of attacks as well as members of the Thai security . ...>

CHINA: Teenaged Tibetan monks fire up protests - Los Angeles Times


The West AustralianCHINA: Teenaged Tibetan monks fire up protestsLos Angeles TimesREPORTING FROM BEIJING -- Two teenaged Buddhist monks set themselves on fire on Monday near a remote monastery in Sichuan province that has become the new epicenter for the long-running protest over Chinese policies to ...>

Where to experience Buddhist hell in Thailand - CNNGo.com


CNNGo.comWhere to experience Buddhist hell in ThailandCNNGo.comSuitable for framing, these illustrations of punishments in hell can be purchased at shops selling Buddhist supplies, alongside prayer books, posters, and DVDs featuring spiritual lectures and chants. A naked man is pushed with a spear i ...>

Buddhist monastery sues Walnut for discrimination - Los Angeles Times


Buddhist monastery sues Walnut for discriminationLos Angeles TimesA Buddhist monastery is suing Walnut, saying officials in the San Gabriel Valley city were discriminatory in denying plans for a Zen center, and then turning around and approving an even larger Catholic church. The Chung Tai Zen Cente ...>

Activists Demand Details of 2007 Rangoon Crackdown - Voice of America


Activists Demand Details of 2007 Rangoon CrackdownVoice of AmericaSeptember 26, 2011 Activists Demand Details of 2007 Rangoon Crackdown VOA News A leading Burmese exile group is demanding a full government accounting for more than 1600 pro-democracy demonstrators -- many of them Buddhist monks --- w ...>

2 monks try to self-immolate in China - Montreal Gazette


UNPO2 monks try to self-immolate in ChinaMontreal GazetteBEIJING - Two young monks set themselves on fire Monday in an attempted self-immolation at a restive Tibetan Buddhist monastery in southwestern China, rights groups said, adding the pair survived. The monks from the Kirti monastery in Sichuan ...>

2 Tibetan monks burn themselves amid Dalai Lama feud - USA Today


NEWS.com.au2 Tibetan monks burn themselves amid Dalai Lama feudUSA TodayBEIJING (AP) – Two Tibetan monks set themselves on fire Monday in a protest over China's tight rein over Buddhist practices, a rights group said as the Chinese government reiterated it will choose the next Dalai Lama. By A ...>

More tragic sacrificies by self-immolation in Tibet - Examiner.com


More tragic sacrificies by self-immolation in TibetExaminer.comThere is a lot of grieving among Buddhists in Syracuse today upon learning that two more Buddhist monks have set themselves on fire in protest of conditions in Tibet. And this news has Syracuse Buddhists perplexed more than ever about th ...>

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