Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Burma Marches For Freedom


By Manuwant Choudhary

More than 10,000 Buddhist monks and a lakh protestors march on the streets of Burma ...what started off as a protest against fuel price hike is now a protest for freedom..even as monks distribute photos of detained opposition leader Aun San Suu Kyi, despite threats from the military junta.
BBC Reports one monk telling AP, "Do not tolerate the military rule any longer."
Is this a fight to the finish?
Even as the German government has come out in full support of the peaceful protests and America plans further sanctions against the military regime..India is silent.
Yes, no Indian media organisation thinks it fit to even ask our Congress leaders why they support the military regime in Burma.
But that may be because our foreign minister Pranab Mukherjee is busy talking to China on the sidelines of the UN Assembly and basically anyone who is willing to support India on the 123 Agreement.
What a price to pay? Nuclear engery in exchange for values like freedom!

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