Radical Buddhists protest in Myanmar, denying boat people are Rohingya Muslims

May 27, 2015 9:34 AM

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Radical Buddhists protest in Myanmar, denying boat people are Rohingya Muslims

Myanmar's nationalist Buddhist monks shout slogans during a protest rally in Yangon, Myanmar, Wednesday, May 27, 2015. About 300 protesters, led by radical Buddhist monks, rallied claiming boat people washing onto Southeast Asian shores were not Rohingya Muslims, a religious minority the government and many others in the predominantly Buddhist nation say “do not exist.”(AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe) (The Associated Press)

Myanmar's Buddhist nationalists shout slogans during a protest rally in Yangon, Myanmar, Wednesday, May 27, 2015. About 300 protesters, led by radical Buddhist monks, rallied claiming boat people washing onto Southeast Asian shores were not Rohingya Muslims, a religious minority the government and m...

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