Monday, November 19, 2007

The saffron moment, lightning in the darkest hour

May Ng
Mizzima News (

May Ng is a regional Director( NY Chapter) of Justice for Human Rights in Burma(J.H.B).

November 16, 2007 – The United Nations and its envoys have been busy with Burma since the day the Burmese government began cracking down on peaceful demonstrators. But six weeks later, with increasing government abuses and deteriorating living conditions, lives of the Burmese people have become worse.

The military continues its oppressive rule. Two more protest leaders from recent mass demonstrations, Su Su Nway and Ashin Gambira, a leader of the Burmese monks, were arrested, while Paulo Sergio Pinheiro, the U.N. independent rights investigator, was still in Burma.

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