Tuesday, October 02, 2007

Scenes from the Saffron Revolution

By Michael J.W. Stickings

Our must-read of the day is from Der Spiegel: "Junta Takes Back Control in Burma."

There are no signs of protests in Yangon Monday as thousands of soldiers patrol the Burmese capital. Has the junta succeeded in quelling the Saffron Revolution?

"We will fight until we have achieved democracy," said representatives of the All Burma Monks Alliance, a leading force behind the protests.

It will be a long and bloody fight.

(Make sure to read the article in full. And see my recent posts on the situation in Burma here, here, and here.)

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