Myanmar monk accused of inciting violence

Buddhist preacher and nationalist leader denies responsibility for attacks against Muslim minorities.

    A Buddhist preacher and leader of a group of monks has been accused of stirring up hatred against Muslims in Myanmar.

    Wirathu leads a nationalistic movement which believes Buddhism is under threat.

    Many in Myanmar say his words have led to the killing of hundreds of people.

    Al Jazeera's Wayne Hay reports from his monastery in the central city of Mandalay.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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