An interview by Dr Dave Webster of Dr Paul Fuller, about the 969 Movement in Burma.
Although thr 969 is led by Buddhist monks, their Anti-Islamic and Nationalist attitudes don’t represent all Burmese Buddhism. Dr Fuller explored this in a recent post on his blog HERE.
If you want to see the words of the monk Wirathu: there is an English translation with the speech below:
There is also a good piece at the Buddhist Peace Fellowship site about Wirathu and the 969 : HERE
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In this video, Dr Dave Webster talks to Justin Whitaker – author of the influential American Buddhist Perspective blog and Dr Paul Fuller, who blogs about Buddhism, about more ‘militant’ forms of Buddhism – and Western responses:
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An interview with Dr Paul Fuller about proposed Interfaith Marriage Laws in Burma, preventing marriages between Buddhist women and Muslim men, unless the men convert to Buddhism:
Dr Fuller gives the background to this issue on his blog: http://drpaulfuller.wordpress.com/2014/05/16/on-buddhist-monks-proposing-interfaith-marriage-laws/
There is another interesting perspective from that of Women’s Rights groups here: http://womennewsnetwork.net/2014/05/07/myanmar-womens-rights-groups-oppose-interfaith-marriage-act/