Buddhist Monks Demand Peace In Bangladesh (Video)

About 300 Buddhist monks from Bangladesh, Myanmar, Vietnam and Thailand demonstrated in Thailand have urged the United Nations to intervene in violence between local Muslims and Buddhists in Bangladesh.

They were holding up banners reading "No More Violence We Want Peace" and "Stop Muslim Terrorism on Bangladesh Buddhist". The monks were demanding U.N. intervention and protection for the Buddhist community in Bangladesh after a recent wave of violence in which monasteries, temples and houses were burnt.

The police said the attacks happened after Muslims saw a photo on Facebook of a burned Koran, allegedly posted by a young Buddhist. The online account has since been removed.

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