Thai Monk’s Social Media Presence Preaches Muslim Hate


Phra Apichart Punnajanto, the 30-year-old head preacher at Bangkok’s popular Marble Temple, tries to suppress a smile as he explains how very angry he is. The baby-faced monk pulls out documents, one after the other, and spreads them across the table. Next to him, a friend whom he has deputized to memorialize this interview snaps away…