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Arrest warrant issued for ultranationalist Myanmese monk

MANDALAY (UCAN): On July 9, the Western District Court in commercial hub Yangon, Myanmar, ruled that ultranationalist Buddhist monk, U Wirathu, must come out of hiding within a month to face a charge of sedition. It ordered that an arrest warrant be posted at his monastery in the northern city of Mandalay.
 
U Wirathu was accused of sedition for making speeches in May that attacked Myanmar’s state counselor, Aung San Suu Kyi.
 

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