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INSIDE NEWS- Students protest situa
- Subject: INSIDE NEWS- Students protest situa
- From: ausgeo@xxxxxxx
- Date: Thu, 12 Dec 1996 20:49:00
Subject: INSIDE NEWS- Students protest situation update.
Democratic Voice of Burma( SYDNEY )
Students protest situation update.
* Students continue to rally at the Institutes of Medicine. Attendants take
turns to speak to the people.
* Mass rally was held at Shwebontha(formerly Mogul) street.
* Posters are appearing at offices, calling on workers to support the
* Riot police and security forces have prevented monks from going on
their regular round of food in the early hours. People are also unable
to offer food to the monks.
* Students still remain at hostels in Rangoon Arts and Science
* The military junta has held certain teachers and regional officials
responsible for the latest round of student unrest, Teachers and
regional officials are being sacked.
* Electricity has been cut off in areas where students were active.
As a result there is no water supply and people cannot listen to
radio. Security personnel are deployed overnight in those areas.
* Being canceled for Rangoon city mayor's marathon will be held on
December 14, Students are planning to take advantage of the mass
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