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Posts Tagged ‘Association for the Protection of Race and Religion’ (2 found)

Burma’s Ma Ba Tha Receives Long Overdue Admonishment

MBT-complaintThe ultranationalist Buddhist organization, the Ma Ba Tha also known as the Association of the Protection of Race and Religion, has received considerable pressure during the past two weeks […]

July 18, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Thousands in Mandalay Rally for Faith Laws

30 Oct 2014 Photo By IrrawaddyMANDALAY — Thousands of Buddhist monks, nuns and laypeople marched through downtown Mandalay on Thursday afternoon to demand that the government take action on a set of highly controversial and currently stagnant interfaith bills.

Organized by the upper Burma chapter of the Association for the Protection of Race and Religion, locally referred to as the Ma Ba Tha, the rally was joined by sympathizers from several nearby townships including Sagaing, Myingyun and Mandalay’s immediate surrounds […]

October 30, 2014  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤