SRI LANKA - Radical Buddhists continue their violent attacks against Muslims [AN]


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According to early reports, four people are dead, 91 injured, including a week-old baby. A mosque is destroyed, and scores of homes and shops are looted or torched. “We condemn the violence against our Muslim brothers,” Christian religious leaders tell AsiaNews.

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Here in the US, there is a popular stereotype of Buddhists as gentle and pacific. News stories such as this help to remind us that some followers of a religion act at odds with the best values of their faith.


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I am one of those who did believe that Buddhists were pacifists.


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Buddhists get violent? Who know?


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