Saturday, October 13, 2007

Military Junta Forces People to March , Or Else

Source: CNN

Ma Nilar Thein, one of the 88-generation student leaders, told CNN that many people living in the outskirts of Rangoon were forced to march in this morning's pro-government rally, or face steep fines.

For the full report, please click here.

1. While CNN said that it cannot independently verify the news, there have already been similar reports about people being coerced to participate in government rallies during Mr Ibrahim Gambari's visit to Burma.
2. Ma Nilar Thein has been in the news last month for being forced to go into hiding for her involvement in demonstrations. As her husband is currently being detained as well, the couple's 4 month old daughter has been being looked after by her grandmother.


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