Buddha portrayals stir anger in Thailand

Religious tolerance may be one of country's biggest assets, but some want law on use of image for commercial purposes.

    Buddhist activists in Thailand are calling on the government to legislate against the apparent misuse of the Buddha's image for commercial purposes. It follows what they say is the rise in insulting portrayals of the Buddha, including in Thailand's flourishing tattoo parlours.

    Al Jazeera's Rob McBride reports from Bangkok.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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