Bodu Bala Sena (BBS, the Buddhist Strength Force), a nationalistI now will be distracted trying to think of a cool name for a group of radical armed atheists. I mean if the Buddhists are now being thugs, the atheists can't be far behind...
Buddhist group with a notorious reputation, is being blamed for the
incident. Galagodaaththe Gnanasara Thera, the group's leader, gave a
speech around the time of the riots in which he claimed that the
Sinhalese Buddhist population was under serious threat from the Muslims.
This instigated further violence by large mobs, which attacked mosques
and burned down shops and houses in Muslim neighbourhoods.
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Not long now and the atheists will be joining in too
Surge of radical Buddhism in South Asia