Aung San Suu Kyi and her government have begun to address Buddhist-led violence against Muslims after many months of silence.
Bettina WitteVeen’s art installation “When We Were Soldiers… once and young” runs from Sept 19 to Oct 24 at the Brooklyn Navy Yard Hospital.
On Friday, September 11, the New York Buddhist Church will rededicate its iconic statue of Shinran Shonin, the founder of the Jōdo Shinshū sect of Buddhism.
Michael Jerryson reports on the growing tension between Buddhists and Muslims, in which senior Buddhist monks actively incite violence and intolerance.
On August 6th, 250 people gathered at Los Alamos, where the atom bomb was invented, to bear witness.
In Thailand, a soldier and a Buddhist monk have been killed in a bomb attack that the military has attributed to religiously-motivated extremism.
With violence mounting, an election one year away, and President Obama visiting the country next week, the world is watching Burma.
This morning, hundreds of Western Buddhist teachers sent an open letter to the President, asking him to show concern for Burma’s Muslims.
A Buddhist-led protest march in southwestern Sri Lanka Sunday erupted into riots targeting the local Muslim population in three towns.
On February 27, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) was ordered to close all its long-established clinics in Myanmar/Burma. They were accused of giving preferential treatment to Muslim Rohingya people.