Wirathu founded a nationalist organisation that was accused of inciting violence against Muslims. Photo: AP Wirathu founded a nationalist organisation that was accused of inciting violence against Muslims. Photo: AP
Wirathu founded a nationalist organisation that was accused of inciting violence against Muslims. Photo: AP
Myanmar

Wirathu, the Myanmar monk labelled ‘the face of Buddhist terror’, released from prison after charges dropped

  • Wirathu became prominent in 2012 after deadly riots broke out between Buddhists and ethnic minority Rohingya Muslims
  • Wirathu and his supporters were also successful in lobbying for laws making interfaith marriages difficult

Topic |   Myanmar
Wirathu founded a nationalist organisation that was accused of inciting violence against Muslims. Photo: AP Wirathu founded a nationalist organisation that was accused of inciting violence against Muslims. Photo: AP
Wirathu founded a nationalist organisation that was accused of inciting violence against Muslims. Photo: AP
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