Sangha Leader Calls for United Opposition By SIMON ROUGHNEEN A revered monk in exile calls for religious leaders of all faiths to help raise awareness of the plight of the Burmese people two years after the Saffron Revolution. INTERVIEW
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The photograph of a young student killed in the 88 pro-democracy demonstrations became an iconic image around the world of the Burmese junta’s brutality. Her father recalls that day.
NLD Applies for Meeting with Suu Kyi By KO HTWE The opposition party says its central committee must meet with Suu Kyi and Tin Oo to make “critical decisions.”
60 Suffer in Mystery Epidemic in Karen State By SAW YAN NAING An unknown epidemic has made 60 people including many schoolchildren ill and closed a school in a KNU-controlled area in Papun District in northern Karen State.