Buddhist billboard


(Photo: 2Bangkok.com)

Buddhist billboard - April 5, 2007
For about a month, these billboards, designed to influence public opinion over the constitution, have been on display around Bangkok.
This one reads: Buddhists, let's support the new constitution to
1. name Buddhism as the state religion
2. specify that His Majesty must a Buddhist upholder of all religions
Note the mega bridge and outer ring road bridges in the distance.


State religion 'like suicide' - The Nation, May 5, 2007
Making Buddhism the national religion in Thailand's new constitution would be like "committing a double suicide", well-known Indonesian journalist Goenawan Mohamed said in Bangkok yesterday...

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