After muslims genocide,Myanmar Christians forced to convert to Buddhism.

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    After ethnic cleansing against muslims ,Myanmar Christians forced to convert to Buddhism.

    BANGKOK: Christian students from Myanmar’s Chin ethnic minority have been forced to convert to Buddhism, shave their heads and wear monastic robes, a rights group said Wednesday.

    The Chin, a mainly Christian group in the poor and remote west of the predominantly Buddhist country, face harassment for the link between their faith and British colonial rule, according to the Chin Human Rights Organization (CHRO).

    “President Thein Sein’s government claims that religious freedom is protected by law but in reality Buddhism is treated as the de facto state religion”, said Salai Ling, Program Director of the CHRO.

    Rachel Fleming, another member of the group, said Christianity does not fit with the national view that “to be Burmese, you should be Buddhist”.

    Chin students are also frequently targeted for enrollment in schools run by Myanmar’s military which convert them to Buddhism, she said, adding that Christian students are beaten for failing to recite Buddhist scriptures.
    Myanmar Christians forced to convert to Buddhism: Rights group – The Express Tribune
     
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    Mebbe he can deal with the persecution of Christians in Burma...
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    The oppression of the Muslim minority in Burma has been going on for a while now, but don't expect many comments on this board.

    It is very important for some extremists to blame all violence on Islam - violence against Islam is thus best ignored.
     
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