The majority of them live in western Myanmar's Rakhine State and cannot travel without special permission. An Associated Press reporter saw approximately 30 Buddhists, including monks, in the neighborhood. Some were armed with stones, as were many of.
HONG KONG — In the wake of vigilante attacks and brawls that have shaken Yangon, Myanmar 's largest and most cosmopolitan city, the country's religious authorities are ramping up a crackdown on hard-line Buddhist monks who have played increasingly.
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