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29 Sep 07, 18:50
Ko Hla: There will be a special news about Myanmar Military on DVB (Democratic Voice of Burma) tonight. Not only the people but also military personnel should listen to that news.
29 Sep 07, 18:46
Ko Hla: ** Sorry: Correction: Please read (Gen. Maung Aye gave command the military force to SHOOT to the people )
29 Sep 07, 18:44
Ko Hla: People are peacefully protesting in Mandalay and no report of shooting as well.
29 Sep 07, 18:43
Ko Hla: Ngwe-Kyar-Yan monastery, which was raided by SPDC in early morning Thursday, is in immediate cover-up. So that when the envoy from UN comes to check at it, the monastery will look like nothing has happened.
29 Sep 07, 18:42
Ko Hla: From Internal Source: Now, a split within Myanmar’s ruling junta has emerged. Several ministers such as Aung Thaung, Maung Thaung, Kyaw Hsan, Maung Oo and Thein Zaw are on Gen. Than Shwe side. Generals split between those who want to follow General Than Shwe and those who want to follow Gen. Maung Aye. According to a brigadier general, Gen. Maung Aye gave command the military force to short to the people who loot and destroy public’s properties. But Gen. Than Shwe followers do not agree with that command. That BG also suggests the protesters should not shout slogan against the entire military force.
NikNayman: A peaceful demonstrations is going on now at Mandalay. No shooting reported.
Attacked Monastery Urgently Being Repaired
Niknayman: We were recently reported that Ngwe Kyar Yan Monastery, which was raided, and attacked 2 days ago at South Okkalarpa, Yangon, is now urgently being repaired to eliminate evidences.
BetterMyanmar: Around 4:30 PM (Local Time in Myanmar), people who were demonstrating in downtown are dispersed because of heavy rain. 10 Police Officers came to the group's place and watched the protesters.
29 Sep 07, 19:32
Ko Hla: We would like to urge people around the world to request UN that UN special envoy Mr. Ibrahim Gambari to meet with the real people (NOT with the people arranged by the Junta) through hotline and email. Otherwise Mr. Gambari will only see skyful lies of Myanmar Junta.
29 Sep 07, 19:31
Ko Hla: Mr. Gambari MUST GO TO Yangon. People are dying and protesting at Yangon. Naypyidaw is a ghost town where only government officials and generals reside. Please… if someone from UN reading this message, contact Mr. Gambri NOW and insist that he must see Yangon. Help us!! Help Myanmar (Burma).
BetterMyanmar: From yesterday morning till now, Military cut off Internet. Burmese people can only view local websites. People from all over the world cannot access local websites. Burmese people cannot use web-mails either. Only Myanmar hosting sites can be viewed in Myanmar. Military isolated local database. No one from other countries can access local websites because of that. (DVB Radio)
BetterMyanmar: In North Okkalarpa, Ngwe Kyar Yan monastery, the day after yesterday, Military destroyed the monstery with Bulldozer. Yesterday, the military repaired in one day. Faked Monks are also placed in the monastery. Some monks who support SPDC are also placed in that monastery. (From DVB radio)
This repair is because of Mr. Gambari's visit to Myanmar. The military is also trying to lie media. (From DVB Radio)
BetterMyanmar: Today is 12th day of monks' demonstration.
Yesterday night, military raided other monasteries in other townships, but residents protected monks.
Yangon - Young students are very active in protests. The students' age ranged from 5th Standard to 10th Standard. Those students are protesting in different areas despite tight security in Yangon.
(Burmese Standard Time)
Monks detained inside monasteries in Mandalay
Security forces continue to guard all the monasteries in Mandalay and impose restrictions on movement of monks, effectively barring monks from protesting.
" The forces have cordoned off several monasteries including Ma Soe Yein and Mya Taung with barbed wires so that the monks cannot come out of the monasteries to protest. And fully armed soldiers guard the monasteries. Because of the blockade monks are heard shouting from inside," an eyewitness told Mizzima.
The eyewitness added that novices and young monks have been ordered to go back to their native places by police officials.
Another eyewitness said the Mandalay prisons director with two vehicles from the transport corporation department took several prisoners to a field in the foot of the Mandalay hill and asked a barber to shave off their heads.
The eyewitness added that the authorities are forcing the prisoners to act as monks to create confusion and misunderstanding among the monks as well as the public so that they lose faith in the Buddhist clergy.
Around 1 pm, Corner of A Naw Ya Htar Road and Shwe Bon Tine Road, Sule, Yangon - Approximately 10,000 or 20,000 are taking red flags and shouting "General Aung San didn't teach to kill people and monks." Soldiers are waiting in 3 lines. They are with guns. 2 PM - 2 trucks drove with high speed right into the students group. The group was dispersed. They are now trying to regrouop. In York Street and SUle, more security troops are placed. We need to use shortcut ways to go to the other places.
Protests will probably be ongoing till night. All protestors are civlians and students.
2:30 PM: People are ready to protest. Protests are happening everywhere.
2:30 PM: Shwe Bon Thar Street, Yangon - People are shouting and one student was dragged from going to the car. 4 or 5 people were arrested. People who are standing and watching were arrested. Even the people who were on bus were arrested and beaten. Military is trying to kill every protesters before Mr. Gambari arrives. The protests will never stop. People are waiting their chances to go out and protest. We don't want to hap...(message cut off /Raud)
Young people are so angry and participating in protests because the monks were killed and beaten.
Around 3PM, Pan Soe Dan Street, Yangon - 200 or 300 students and many civilians are protesting. I heard a gunshot. I don't know if it's rubber bullet. They also interfere civilians meeting with students. Military is now blocking the ways to get to Traders Hotel around 10 PM today while they usually block around 12 PM. All ways are blocked. Around 12 PM, there was heavy rain.
5PM, Yangon - Protesters were shot and arrested. Many monks were arrested. 300 Monks were arrested in Insein Prison. Those monks were tried to change back to human, but one of the head of monks refused. Monks were arrested beside Garage near GTI school. Yesterday, military ordered to take the robe of the monk who was with a gunshot in his leg. However, doctors cured the monk. The monk even said don't cure me if u are going to take off my robe.
Mr. Gambari will be taken to Nay Pyi Taw or Myit Kyee Nar.
Today, the military are restraint. There's a special weapon in the soldiers' hands.
"Col. Than Han and Aung Thaung created a violence group to kill people. The soldiers who are known as Army Division 77 and killed people are not actually from ARmy division 77" says an anonymous officer from Army Division 77.
Right now, Burmese people from other countries are afraid of Military's lies to Mr. Gambari.
Kyite Ka San Stadium (horse race track /Raud) in Yangon is a temporary prison for people who participated in protests.
GTI (Govt. Tech. Institute) is also a place to detain people who particpated in protests.
88 students have formed People's Army with other 8 groups.
(Author - Nay Min Htut Khaung From Myochitmyanmar's Blog- translation: "BetterMyanmar")
People are content with today's protests style. They group and disperse when they see Soldiers. Making soldiers fools.
(Author Nay Moe From Myochitmyanmar's blog- translation: "BetterMyanmar)
At 8pm, we will hit the "Kyay Si" (A traditional instrument to make a sound) to comemorate fallen Monks Heroes and people. This is also a sign of opposition against military. Please spread that news.
(Burmese Standard Time)
Mr. Gambari, UN Secretary-General's special adviser on Burma, has reportedly arrived in Nay Pyi taw to talk with the junta leaders.
Mr. Gambari and security in Rangoon
"Mr. Gambari has arrived in Rangoon. But we did not see him being escorted. We don't know where he has been taken. But in front of Traders Hotel people are being cleared. This morning the authorities also shifted the Sule bus stop to in front of Thamada Cinema. For those bus drivers who did not realize the route change, as soon as they stopped the bus, passengers coming out of the bus were beaten up by soldiers eyewitnesses told me. The soldiers began to clear since 11 or 12 today. At Sule bus stop there are about five to six army trucks. They are in a row. Now that the rain is starting to pour, and since the passengers were beaten up, there are very few people in sight," an observer told Mizzima.
"Markets like Theingyi markets have been declared closed for four days. On Sule street soldiers are constantly on guard so as not to allow anybody to come near. There are about 16 army trucks with about six or seven fire engines, and about two Dyna light truck used by Swan Arrshin and USDA members. It is like a military headquarter now, I even want to name it "Trader Military headquarters"," the observer added.
"People are so angry and they are asking govt. staffs and farmers to join revolution. Farmers do not have much benefits. Military took all the crops. Farmers also have feelings. People are asking the workers and govt staffs to join revolution. An arrested comedian "Zar Ga Nar" said that everyone needs to go up one step from only watching protests.
We want to ask Mr. Gambari to present real situations of Myanmar. Real situations mean people are being shot by soldiers with order of military junta. The military junta is making everyone to look each other as enemies.
We came out to the road because of very tight situation in economy and politics."
Leader of student's organization in Myanmar, Ko Kyaw Ko Ko said above words.
Magway, Myanmar - Today morning, University of Distant Education are all closed. It has been opened one week. The university is closed without reasons. Many students who come from other places are sad because the school is closed.