Hundreds attend rally in support of inter-faith marriage ban

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As reported in Mizzima News a rally was held in Naypyidaw supporting the draft law which aims to ban inter-faith marriage between Buddhist women and non-Buddhist men. It was organised by the ‘Myanmar Organization for the Protection of Nation and Religion’.

The draft law states that ‘a non-Buddhist man who wants to marry a Buddhist woman must first convert to Buddhism’ and that ‘any non-Buddhist man who fails to comply with the law to be liable to 10 years’ imprisonment.’

U Wirathu was reported a commenting that without such a law there would be no security for the Myanmar race and Buddhism.

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