[Buddha-l] Insight into Anti-Muslim Violence in Sri Lanka
vasubandhu at earthlink.net
Tue Sep 10 20:09:20 MDT 2013
> Violence gets the news coverage, while attempts at peacemaking get
> So, has anyone seen this - the "Buddhist-Muslim commitment to Action and
> the Dusit Declaration"?
> More here:
Yes, Sally, there are attempts at bridging gaps, e.g., by my old friend
Imtiyaz Yusuf who currently teaches at Mahidol University in Thailand and
has published on and organized conferences on Buddhist-Muslim dialogue. For
background on the S. Thailand situation as of 2007, for instance, see his
You can google him for more recent work.
It is not the media that is ignoring these efforts, which have been active
for many years. It is the actors in the region themselves who tend to find
such optimisms unrealistic, aside from entertaining a certain international
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