Phra Shine Waradhammo, a 52-year-old Buddhist monk, says he was called “garbage” by outraged conservatives. Photo: Thomson Reuters Foundation Phra Shine Waradhammo, a 52-year-old Buddhist monk, says he was called “garbage” by outraged conservatives. Photo: Thomson Reuters Foundation
Phra Shine Waradhammo, a 52-year-old Buddhist monk, says he was called “garbage” by outraged conservatives. Photo: Thomson Reuters Foundation
Thailand

‘Hungry ghost in saffron robe’: Thai monk faces online backlash over abortion rights stance

  • LGBT-supporting Buddhist says he was called ‘hungry ghost in saffron robe’ after holding sign that read, ‘Stop Condemning Abortion’
  • His protest came after parliament passed law allowing abortion in first trimester, which abortion-rights activists said didn’t go far enough

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Phra Shine Waradhammo, a 52-year-old Buddhist monk, says he was called “garbage” by outraged conservatives. Photo: Thomson Reuters Foundation Phra Shine Waradhammo, a 52-year-old Buddhist monk, says he was called “garbage” by outraged conservatives. Photo: Thomson Reuters Foundation
Phra Shine Waradhammo, a 52-year-old Buddhist monk, says he was called “garbage” by outraged conservatives. Photo: Thomson Reuters Foundation
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