Non-violent extremism : the case of Wirathu in Myanmar
Date of Issue2013
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
The controversial Buddhist monk Wirathu, putative leader of the Buddhist fundamentalist 969 movement in Myanmar, has fuelled Buddhist-Muslim violence in the past year. Liberal responses to let the marketplace of ideas drown his extremist rhetoric are unlikely to suffice.
RSIS Commentaries, 145-13
Nanyang Technological University