Monday, October 01, 2007

Burma protests

Last Updated: Monday, 1 October 2007, 22:23 GMT 23:23 UK
Burmese soldiers stand guard at a road block in downtown Rangoon
Thousands of Burmese monks are to be sent to prisons in the far north of the country, sources tell the BBC.









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Pro-democracy activists are at risk of being labelled 'terrorists' and thrown into prison, writes Andrew Harding.

ANALYSIS

The BBC's Jonathan Head examines whether Burma's military regime will crumble amid popular anger.
BACKGROUND

Monks play a powerful and prominent role in Burmese society, and 80-90% of the population is Buddhist.






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