Buddhist monks at an alms offering at Wat Phra Dhammakaya in Pathum Thani, Thailand. Photo: Reuters

Thailand’s monks run amok, but will junta’s crackdown answer its prayers?

The military government, under pressure to hold elections and seeking a popular move, has launched a campaign to clean up the monkhood. But in stoking Buddhist nationalism, it is playing with fire

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Buddhist monks at an alms offering at Wat Phra Dhammakaya in Pathum Thani, Thailand. Photo: Reuters
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