Buddhism

Four Muslims Shot Dead in Thai South: Police

December 3, 2007

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Associated Foreign Press

http://afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5jb4mVsFss9vtxY5Wz18nu91fvxHA

Four Muslim men, including a village chief, were shot dead by suspected rebels in separate attacks in Thailand's insurgency-torn south, police said Sunday.

The latest attacks followed last week's gruesome killings of a Muslim military informant and two Buddhist men in the region, which has been rocked by...

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Development Eludes Bangladeshi Buddhist Tribals

December 2, 2007

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Earth Times

Wire Service: IANS

http://www.earthtimes.org/articles/show/151734.html

Major problems confronting Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) in Bangladesh, home to the country's Buddhist tribals, remain unresolved ten years after a peace treaty led to their surrender.

Ethnic minority leaders in general have blamed it on lack of political will by successive governments, who have...

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Karma Police Hunt for Thieves Who Made off with Valuable Ornaments

November 29, 2007

Author: SIMON WROE

Source: Camden New Journal

http://www.thecnj.com/camden/2007/112907/news112907_19.html

BUDDHA burglars have struck at a Kentish Town garden centre for the second time this year, uprooting 10 of the pot-bellied gods from their meditation. Ignoring the possibility of bad karma, the thieves stole the Balinese stone statues, most worth several hundred pounds, from the Boma Garden Centre in Islip Street on Sunday night. Their...

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