Deaths in Myanmar Reported in Monk Revolution

The flames of freedom in Mynamar are being fueled primarily by internet reports, including blog posts. Now that some deaths are being reported it seems the monks will be getting some serious footing.

This from AP:

Violent crackdown launched in Myanmar

YANGON, Myanmar – Security forces shot and wounded three people, and beat and dragged away dozens of Buddhist monks Wednesday in the most violent crackdown against the protests that began last month, witnesses said. About 300 monks and activists were arrested, dissidents said.

Reports from exiled Myanmar journalists and activists in Thailand said security forces had shot and killed as many as five people in Myanmar’s biggest city, Yangon. The reports could not be independently confirmed by The Associated Press.

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Related: Revolution Blogging 101: Yangon bloggers outsmart Myanmar censors

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