Thursday, October 25, 2007

Amnesty International: Crackdown on Recent Protests

In response to over 100,000 people engaging in peaceful demontrations in recent days, security forces have begun a violent crackdown on the protests, led by 30,000 monks. The military government's forces clubbed and tear-gassed protesters, fired shots into the air, and arrested hundreds of the monks. Several people were reportedly shot to death.
» Read Amnesty's letter to the UN Security Council

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