About 300 monks and Buddhists rallied at the United Nations Building and parliament yesterday to protest against Muslims who burned down several Buddhist temples in Bangladesh.
More than 200 monks rally outside the United Nations building on Ratchadamnoen Nok Avenue to condemn the violence against Buddhists in Bangladesh yesterday. Thousands of rioters torched Buddhist temples and homes in southeastern Bangladesh on Sept 31 over a photo posted on Facebook deemed offensive to Islam. CHANAT KATANYU
The violence was triggered after a Buddhist man posted a photo of a burning Koran on the social network site Facebook.
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