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Suu Kyi still confined to home, tro (r)
Subject: Re: Suu Kyi still confined to home, troops guard junta's leader's home.
I dont know who wrote this article but next time better watch the
information you will write. Saya San is not a monk and the road for monk
named U Wisaya and that road is near the Shwedagon Pagoda but not Saya
If you maked mistake for simple information, who can tell all of your
massage is right. As I am out of my country, the only way to get the news
is burmanet. I thought you were a group annouse the true news.
I am sorry, maybe this mistake is typepo. But my sugest is becareful.
L T T C
On 15 Dec 1996 082903@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> From: Myo Aye <082903@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: Suu Kyi still confined to home, troops guard junta's leader's home.
> Suu Kyi still confined to home, troops guard junta's leader's home
> RANGOON, Burma (AP) -- Rather than ask the government for
> permission to
> leave, Burma's pro-democracy leader remained at her home
> surrounded by riot
> police Saturday and kept supporters waiting for her at a
> Rangoon junction.
> Aung San Suu Kyi has said she is being illegally confined.
> Officials from her
> political party say she refuses to give in to the
> government's demand that she
> ask permission to go out.
> For the past several weekends, she had met her supporters at
> the Saya San
> junction, named after a Buddhist monk who led a failed
> uprising against British
> rule during the 1930s. Three hundred of them waited in vain
> for her Saturday.
> Riot police have physically blocked the 1991 Nobel Peace
> Prize winner at her
> lakeside compound since last weekend, when university
> students took to the
> streets in the boldest display of civil dissent since Burma's
> 1988 democracy
> The students were demanding an end to police brutality, the
> right to form a
> students' union, and greater civil liberties. Some called for
> democracy in this
> land long ruled by military regimes.
> Four armored personnel carriers loaded with soldiers are now
> guarding the
> home of Gen. Than Shwe, the leader of the ruling junta.
> Five tanks also remained stationed by the Sule Pagoda in
> downtown Rangoon,
> a focal point for protests in 1988, and troops had sealed off
> a medical
> university where students had staged sit-ins this week.
> Several trains from Mandalay to Rangoon were delayed this
> week because
> troops were searching for students intending to join protests
> in the capital.
> [FOX, 14 December 1996].