Skip to comments.Suu Kyi greets Burma protesters
Posted on 09/22/2007 1:21:23 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has greeted Buddhist monks protesting against the military junta. Apparently unable to hold her tears, Aung San Suu Kyi came out of the house she has been detained in since 2003 as the monks were let through a roadblock.
At least 2,000 monks are staging a sixth day of protests through the streets of the main city of Rangoon.
Up to 10,000 marched through Mandalay with protests also taking place in five townships across Burma.
(snip) The area around University Avenue where Ms Suu Kyi's house is located has been closed to traffic since the wave of protests began.
But in what appears to be an unprecedented move, the guards allowed the monks to walk past the home.
Witnesses said Ms Suu Kyi walked out with two other women and cried as she watched the monks and prayed with them but did not speak
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It’s only getting hot, and more hot. Let us watch the Dominoes in the South East Asia!
I saw a headline on Yahoo news service that said as many as 20,000 marched today. Which I suppose is yesterday there now. I do wish the marchers well.
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