Monday, January 28, 2008

Burma Update

Burma dissident arrests 'ongoing'

Amnesty International has said Burma's military government have detained 96 pro-democracy activists since November, when it promised to stop such arrests.
The human-rights group said many had been trying to gather evidence of the suppression of last year's protests, in which at least 31 people were killed.
At least 1,850 activists are currently being detained, including 700 who were arrested after the protests, it added.

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