“As a Buddhist, I condemn the Burmese government alongside the extremists and I stand with the Rohingya,” exclaim a number of Buddhists

Don’t judge a whole community by the actions of a few. We hear this time and time again in relation to different communities worldwide. The Muslim community is the biggest victim of this.

Currently, it’s the Buddhist community who is facing the fire as the government, military and local mobs of the Buddhist majority country of Burma been terrorising the Rohingya Muslims.

Here are Buddhists making a stance against the action of the Burmese government and army.

And when Dr. Craig Considine, a Muslim Sociologist tweeted this:

A Buddhist replied with this:

The Dalai Lama made it crystal clear:

So yes, the world should not blame all Buddhists for the evil crimes of the few heartless beings, rather account those who are responsible and not be stereotyping – same goes with Muslims and the minute who have gone to the extremes.

There are bad apples in every basket.

For those who want to help the Rohingya that have been escaping Burma into Banagldesh, please click here.

Written by Adeel Malik

Born in Hong Kong, grew up in Scotland and ethnically Pakistani, Adeel primes himself to be a multicultural individual who is an advent social media user for the purpose of learning and propagating Islam while is also a sports fan. Being an English teacher himself, he envisions a bright future for Muslims which he strongly believes can only be done with education.

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