Paramilitary rangers in Narathiwat, Southern Thailand

Thai Muslims respond to threat

The Sheikhul Islam Office (SIO), known as the Office of the Chularatchamontri, has asked the premier to investigate and take action against a movement on social media led by a controversial monk for instigating hatred against Islam.

The SIO on Monday submitted to Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha via authorities a statement dated Nov 6 and issued apparently in response to media reports about the movement headed by Phra Apichart Punnajanto, a Buddhist monk instructor at Wat Benchamabophit in Bangkok.

Read more: Bangkok Post



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