The Updater
Saffron Revolution news, links, and other resources.
By no means complete.


Select ongoing coverage

The Economist's coverage was
excellent. So is the
Guardian UK's,
and also the
Independent's.

Buddhist Channel
continues to do an amazing job, too. Visit them!

The 
World/Asia section of paper of record, the New York Times.

How you can help

Sign the US Campaign for
Burma's
petition

Stand with the Burmese protestors.
Click here to sign an easy, useful
online petition.


Write a letter to your Chinese
embassy to encourage China
to put conflict-resolving pressure
on the Myanmar junta. China and
Burma are tight, so China may be
one of our best hopes for some
kind of end -- and hopefully a
peaceful one.



Tricycle
's Philip Ryan has been
doing an excellent job of helping
people to understand
what else
they can do
.
 


Are you an artist? Have a website or blog?
You may be interested in the
Horse's
Burma is important
Project
. It's an easy way
to spread the word.

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SELECT2007 SAFFRON REVOLUTION
HEADLINES AND MEDIA CUTTINGS

12/07/07
 (NYT) "Months After Protest,
Myanmar Junta is  in Contro
l."


10/30/07

 (Guardian) "The human cost
of junta's repression
"


10/25/07

 (NYT) "Tell a joke and you disappear"

10/25/07
 (CNN) Suu Kyi freed for possible talks


10/24/07

 (NYT) 
Myanmar's Monks and Junta:
Fragile Coexistence is Shattered


10/24/07

 (NYT) India Agrees to Help Sides
Reconcile in Myanmar


10/18/07
 Burma's New Generation Political Activists


10/17/07

 (NYT) In Myanmar, Fear is Ever-Present


10/08/07

 (AP:)
Myanmar junta renews
pressure on monks


10/06/07

 (Reuters:) "
Myanmar talks possible;
protesters March in London
"

10/02/07 (UK)

Guardian
: Monks vanish as Burmese
troops step up presence.
Daily Mail: Thousands  dead
in monk massacre. But is this story untrue?
Since its original posting,
it seems to
have been replaced
.

10/01/07
UN envoy to meet Burmese leader
after delay
.Gambari to tell top genera
that killings must stop. Exiles fear for
the fate of 1,400 protestorrs

(Guardian)

9/30/07
 (AP:) "Government forces
seal off Buddhist monasteries,
locking monks  inside, and shoot
tear gas  to disperse demonstrators."

9/28/07
Monks report monastery invasion
by police; claim they were tied and
beaten. One monk tells ABC,
"They destroyed everything."

9/27/07
Laura Bush speaks up on Burma

Select articles/items

Cool video: Burma conflict through the eyes of Second Life (via Precious Metal)

Al Gore vs. Burma's Monks:
Handicapping the Nobels


Author Seth Harwood shouts out the Burma is Important Project on his podcast  (At 40:30 or so.) 

A "Burma is important" post from Dreaming of Danzan Ravjaa

Saffron Revolution Worldwide:

Source of stencil images for worldwide campaign in support of Burma's marching monks. E-mail a photo of your stenciled or printed monks and it will appear there.


Beyond the Conflict: A History of Burma in Pictures
(Slate)

Stallone, filming new Rambo film in Burma, witnesses horrors and
speaks up.

NYT:
What Makes a Monk Mad

Laura Bush speaks up on Burma

Sept 27 ABCNews video

 

 

Free Burma. Free Tibet. Free all beings.

 

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