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Bhutan’s Buddhist Monks Accused of Sexually Molesting Boys
Originally Posted: 06/21/2013 - 10:54am | Type: Blog

The South Asian nation of Bhutan has been rocked by a sexual abuse scandal in which young Buddhist monks molested by older monks fled their monastery and reported the abuse to journalists. ...

Bhutan Bans Religious Activities Ahead of Elections
Originally Posted: 10/16/2012 - 10:35am | Type: Blog

Political leaders in the tiny Buddhist nation of Bhutan have announced a nearly six-month ban on all public religious activities ahead of the upcoming elections, citing the Himalayan nation's constitution ...

Buddhist Bhutan Fails on its Own Happiness Index
Originally Posted: 03/07/2012 - 8:00am | Type: Blog

THIMPHU, Bhutan — In a country that prides itself on measuring quality of life in terms of "Gross National Happiness," this small Buddhist kingdom in the Himalayas seems to have a problem: at least h ...