Ashin Wirathu, a high-profile leader of the Myanmar Buddhist organisation known as Ma Ba Tha. Photo: AP

Anti-Muslim Buddhist monk Ashin Wirathu in Myanmar says Trump ‘similar to me’

Shunned by Myanmar’s new government and its Buddhist hierarchy, the nationalist monk blamed for whipping up at times bloody anti-Muslim fervour says he feels vindicated by US voters who elected Donald Trump to be president

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Ashin Wirathu, a high-profile leader of the Myanmar Buddhist organisation known as Ma Ba Tha. Photo: AP
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