Saffron-clad monks have been instrumental in anti-Muslim riots in Burma and Sri Lanka, and have their eyes on sowing discord further afield.
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At least three people have been killed and more than 80 people injured in overnight mob attacks led by Sinhala Buddhist monks in two coastal Sri Lankan towns, according to medics.
Extremist Buddhist monks storm interfaith meeting, hurl death threats at Muslims and other Buddhist Monks.
The radical Buddhist group BBS is coming to the defense of a principal who forced students to worship her and also banned their dress.
Hate groups in Sri Lanka have made the attire of Muslim women a key target in their onslaught against Muslims.
A group of hardline Buddhist monks is rallying Sri Lankans against what they say is a pernicious threat: Muslims.
Extremist Buddhist group to increase anti-Muslim campaign.
A Buddhist mob has attacked a mosque in the Grandpass area of the Sri Lankan capital, Colombo, leaving at least five people injured.
Bodu Bola Sena sows the seeds for extremism and violence against Muslim Sri Lankans.
Anti-Muslim conspiracy theories in Sri Lanka fueling Islamophobic violence.
After a series of attacks on mosques, wild rumours about animal slaughter and an attempt to outlaw the halal system of classification, the BBC’s Charles Haviland investigates how Sri Lanka’s Muslim minority is being targeted by hardline Buddhists.
Mosques and Muslim shops targeted.
Shop owners warned to “close their shops by March 31 or face death.”