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
Stand with the Burmese protestors.
Click here to sign an easy, useful
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
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.
SELECT2007 SAFFRON REVOLUTION
HEADLINES AND MEDIA CUTTINGS
(NYT) "Months After Protest,
Myanmar Junta is in Control."
(Guardian) "The human cost
of junta's repression"
(NYT) "Tell a joke and you disappear"
(CNN) Suu Kyi freed for possible talks
(NYT) Myanmar's Monks and Junta:
Fragile Coexistence is Shattered
(NYT) India Agrees to Help Sides
Reconcile in Myanmar
Burma's New Generation Political Activists
(NYT) In Myanmar, Fear is Ever-Present
(AP:) Myanmar junta renews
pressure on monks
(Reuters:) "Myanmar talks possible;
protesters March in London"
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.
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
(AP:) "Government forces
seal off Buddhist monasteries,
locking monks inside, and shoot
tear gas to disperse demonstrators."
Monks report monastery invasion
by police; claim they were tied and
beaten. One monk tells ABC,
"They destroyed everything."
Laura Bush speaks up on Burma