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September 2007
Vol. I Issue. 16; 28 September 2007
Over 1, 00,000 people took part in Yangon protest - 28 September 2007
Politics
September 24: Over 10,000 Buddhist monks and more than 1, 00,000 civilians today took to the streets in the largest protest in two decades, in Yangon.
 
 
Vol. I Issue. 16; 28 September 2007
Suu Kyi greets monks at her house - 28 September 2007
Politics
September 22: Detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, came out of her house, where she is under house arrest, to pay respect to protesting monks who marched in front of her home on Yangon's University Avenue today afternoon, witnesses said.
 
 
Vol. I Issue. 16; 28 September 2007
Police bar second visit by monks to Suu Kyi's house - 28 September 2007
Politics
September 23: Armed riot police backed by fire engines prevented a large crowd of monks and demonstrators from again approaching the Yangon home of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi today.
 
 
Vol. I Issue. 16; 28 September 2007
Monks issue call for public to join demonstrations - 28 September 2007
Politics
September 21: Burmese Buddhist monks called on students and civilians to join hands with them in public protests against the military regime which has ruled the country for almost 20 years.
 
 
Vol. I Issue. 16; 28 September 2007
Soldiers set up security in Yangon - 28 September 2007
Politics
September 21: The Burmese military government has increased security at several locations around Yangon in recent days, according to sources in Yangon.
 
 
Vol. I Issue. 16; 28 September 2007
Junta imposes curfew, bans public gatherings - 28 September 2007
Politics
September 26: The military junta on September 25 bans gathering of more than five people in a place and declares curfew in two major cities Yangon and Mandalay, according to a police source in Yangon.
 
 
Vol. I Issue. 16; 28 September 2007
Junta warns protesting monks - 28 September 2007
Politics
September 25: The military government issued the country's Buddhist clergy a veiled threat of reprisals after barefoot monks led some 100,000 people on the biggest pro-democracy march the country has seen in nearly two decades.
 
 
Vol. I Issue. 16; 28 September 2007
Junta faces rebuke at UN General Assembly - 28 September 2007
External Relations
September 23: As protests intensify against the military generals in Myanmar, world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly are expected to push the ruling junta to adopt democratic reforms.
 
 
Vol. I Issue. 16; 28 September 2007
Bush to announce fresh sanctions on the junta - 28 September 2007
External Relations
September 25: US president George W Bush to impose new sanctions on the Burmese military junta and its financial supporters as renewed support to peaceful pro-democracy protesters, a senior white house official said on 24 September.
 
 
Vol. I Issue. 16; 28 September 2007
China nudges Myanmar on protests - 28 September 2007
External Relations
Beijing: China has gently urged Myanmar's military rulers to ease the strife that has seen tens of thousands take to the streets in protest, diplomats said on September 25, even as Beijing said publicly it would stick to a hands-off approach toward its neighbour.
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