Thai Crackdown Targets Buddhist Monks Amid Accusations of Embezzlement and fraud
The Washington Post: “Thai crackdown targets Buddhist monks amid accusations of embezzlement and fraud”
The Washington Post
Thai crackdown targets Buddhist monks amid accusations of embezzlement and fraud
Lurid tales of monks involved in sex, drugs and stolen money have crowded the newspapers here for years, to the seeming indifference of governments. But Thailand’s ruling junta has stepped up its offensive to destroy what it sees as a rot that has long been allowed to fester in the upper echelons of Buddhism and corrode the country’s moral core.