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Bangladesh Muslims Torch Buddhist Shrines, Police Say

posted on October 2, 2012

Farid Ahmed of CNN reports that, in response to a picture posted on Facebook of a burned Quran, some Muslims in Bangladesh attacked Buddhist shrines in that country.  According to Ahmed, “the protestors chanted anti-Buddhist slogans, blaming the burning of the Muslim holy book on a Buddhist boy.” In Bangladesh, Muslims make up ninety percent of the population, far outnumbering Buddhists who compose less than one percent of the Bangladeshi population.

Read at CNN