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Buddhism’s Terrorist Monk

It may seem like a contradiction in terms, but it’s based on a terrifying reality. His name is Wirathu, and he’s a monk in Myanmar, who leads an extremist Buddhist movement that aims to segregate - and perhaps eliminate - the country’s Muslim minority.

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