|“||You can be full of kindness and love, but you cannot sleep next to a mad dog.||„|
|~ Ashin Wirathu referring to Muslims|
Wirathu (born 10 July 1968 in Kyaukse, Mandalay Division, Burma) is a nationalist Burmese Buddhist monk, and the spiritual leader of the anti-Muslim movement in Burma. He has been accused of inspiring persecution of Muslims through his speeches.
He is linked to the 969 Movement, an Islamophobic organization in Myanmar, and is famous for his outspoken Islamophobic speeches and for urging violence against Muslims.