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New Thailand Hotline Targets Misbehaving Monks

With Thailand’s military government firmly in control after May’s bloodless coup, authorities are carrying out plans they say are aimed at restoring discipline, morality and patriotism to all Thais. The measures include a crackdown on illegal gambling, education reforms to promote students’ moral development, and a new 24-hour phone hotline for citizens to report misbehaving monks. Officials say it’s a move to restore the country’s image of Buddhism, tarnished by recent high profile...

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