Myanmar police arrest Buddhist monk over US embassy protest
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Myanmar police arrest Buddhist monk over US embassy protest

YANGON: Myanmar police arrested on Sunday an ultra-nationalist Buddhist monk who has a history of stoking sentiment against Rohingya Muslims, the country s beleaguered minority, a Myanmar newspaper reported. Parmaukkha was held under an arrest warrant for his role in an unauthorised protest outside the US embassy in Yangon last year, according to The Voice s website. The monk was detained when he went to Dagon Myothit (North) police station in Myanmar s biggest city to apply for permission to protest outsid

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