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Originally posted by John Percival Hackworth
I would like to express my admiration for these monks, these nuns, and all of their supporters.
I would also like to say how pleased I am to read a story in which, in this era of religious tension around the world, religion is being used for GOOD.
After days of mounting protests against Myanmar's military government, there were unconfirmed reports that Than Shwe's family has fled the country on September 27th 2007. A chartered Air Bagan flight carrying eight special passengers landed in Vientiane, Laos, at 6pm (local time). Air Bagan is owned by Than Shwe's right hand business tycoon Tay Za.