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Rohingya are being destroyed, ‘full security and protection’ most urgent

The Buddhist Channel, 18 November 2016

Arakan, Myanmar -- Arakan Rohingya National Organisation strongly condemns the mass killing and torture murder, rape, plundering and wholesome destruction of Rohingya people and their properties, homes and villages in Northern Arakan since 9 October.


Climate change, water rights deeply interlinked globally: Buddhist leader

IANS, Nov 14, 2016

New Delhi, India -- Climate change and water rights are deeply inter-connected, globally. Seasons seem to be inverting in the Himalayas where you see snow in summer and entire villages that have existed for generations have had to relocate because of water-pattern changes.


Cristiano Ronaldo accused of offending Buddhists with 'disrespectful' Instagram post

by Callum Davis, The Telegraph, 20 October 2016

Madrid, Spain -- When you've got nearly 80 million followers on Instagram, chances are your posts will offend someone.


Why Mainstream Media Continue To Boycott Buddhist/Dalits Events And Gatherings

by Ravikiran Shinde, Counter Currents, October 14, 2016

Nagpur, India -- Dr. Ambedkar in his speech delivered on Oct 13, 1935, in Yewala, in Nashik district had thundered that although he was born as a Hindu, he would not die as one. He advised the Depressed Classes to abandon all agitation for temple-entry privileges; instead, he advised that they should leave Hinduism entirely and embrace some another religion.


Gender Equality Gathers Momentum Among Asian Buddhists

By Kalinga Seneviratne, IDN-INPS, Oct 2, 2016

BANGKOK, Thailand --The first ASEAN Buddhist Conference held on September 22-23 at Nakhonpathom Rajabhat University, about 100 km from Bangkok, brought together Buddhist Bhikkunis (nuns), Bhikkus (monks) and lay Buddhists from across Asia in a bid to form alliances to empower the increasing community of Bhikkunis in Asia.


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