Friday, November 16, 2007

Monk Held After Monastery Raid

Source: Democratic Voice of Burma

A monk was beaten and taken from his monastery when government officials and supporters raided a monastery in New Dagon township yesterday, according to a local source.

Around 150 Union Solidarity and Development Association members, township Peace and Development Council officials and police officers raided Aung Dhamma Pala monastery in eastern New Dagon township, according to a local source close to the monastery.

One monk, U Sanda Wara, was beaten up and taken from the monastery, which was then ransacked by the officials.

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