Monks Rise up in Myanmar Buddhist monks have been in the vanguard of the fight for democracy in Myanmar. Former Burmese political prisoner Augn Din and Buddhist scholar Robert Thurman discuss the role of Buddhist monks in political resistance.
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Monks Rise up in Myanmar

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Monks Rise up in Myanmar

Monks Rise up in Myanmar

Monks Rise up in Myanmar

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Buddhist monks have been in the vanguard of the fight for democracy in Myanmar, the Southeast Asian country also known as Burma. Former Burmese political prisoner Augn Din and Buddhist scholar Robert Thurman put the uprising into historical context, particularly the role Buddhist monks have played in political resistance.