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I am Rohingya

by Christian Thomas Kohl, The Buddhist Channel, July 22, 2016


A pictorial reflection, in support of the stateless Rohingya community in Myanmar facing persecution from local Buddhists

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Rohingya treated like animals in Myanmar

by Christian Thomas Kohl, The Buddhist Channel, May 13, 2016

The government of Myanmar has a human right duty to defend the Buddhist population against terrorist attacks from all kind. No question. Every Buddhist can defend himself and his community against terrorism.

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Letter: Stop self-immolations

by Christian Thomas Kohl, Freiburg, Germany, The Buddhist Channel, March 17, 2016

I have heard about Dorjee Tsering, a student who died three days after setting himself on fire on Feb. 29 in Dehradun, India, while shouting “Free Tibet,” according to an advocacy group based in London.

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Letter: Prison Buddhist group feels ‘harassed’

by Shane Bell, inmate, South Dakota State Pententiary, Sioux Falls, The Argus Leader, November 1, 2015

I’m writing this letter to let you know that it is not only the Native American inmates that are being harassed and discriminated against when it comes to their practice of religious beliefs.

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Buddhist monastery an integral part of area rich in history

by Joanna Chau Wai-ki, Tseung Kwan O, SCMP, 22 June, 2015

Hong Kong -- I am a member of Po Yin Fat Yuen monastery concern group and refer to the report, "Monastery chief sets fire to arm in eviction dispute".

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Support Myanmar monks working towards peace and reconciliation

by Kelvin Liew Peng Chuan, The Buddhist Channel, May 27, 2015

I am called to write in to offer my take on the recent seemingly Buddhist-Muslim tension in Myanmar. It has taken a toll on the true image of Buddhism as a religion of liberation to that of sectarianism, which Buddhism was never at all from the very beginning.

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Regarding "West Misses Point - and Lesson - of Buddhist Anti-Muslim Sentiment"

by Visakha Kawasaki, Colombo, Sri Lanka, The Buddhist Channel, March 24, 2015

Imagine my dismay at finding the notorious Islamaphobe and provocateur
Raymond Ibrahim featured on the Buddhist Channel, "justifying" Buddhist violence against Muslims in Burma and southern Thailand (Ref: "West Misses Point - and Lesson - of Buddhist Anti-Muslim Sentiment")

 

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We need Bodhisattvas

by JH Low, Bangkok, Thailand, The Buddhist Channel, Jan 16, 2015

I write with regards to your op-ed "Je suis la parole juste" (I am right speech).

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Dharma Voices for Animals

by Bob Isaacson, President of Dharma Voices for Animals, Colombo, May 5, 2014

An excellent and informative article, ”Inland Fisheries and Buddhism,” published on the Buddhist Channel on April 12, 2014, discourages Buddhist participation in raising animals for food at Sri Lanka’s inland fisheries, fishing, and eating animal flesh.  A letter written in reply by NS entitled “Buddha allowed consumption of meat as long as it is not for lust” appeared on the Buddhist Channel website on April 20, 2014, and takes the position that the Buddha approved the raising of fish for food, fishing, and eating fish.

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Buddha allowed consumption of meat as long as it is not for lust

by NS, The Buddhist Channel, Sri Lanka, April 20, 2014

I refer to your article "Inland fisheries and Buddhism".

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