Wednesday, November 07, 2007

Junta taking action against protesters

According to Time of India: "Myanmar's" ruling junta will "take action" against 91 people detained during pro-democracy protests whom it accuses of being involved in "violent and terrorist acts," state media reported on Wednesday.

At least 13 people are known to have been killed in the bloody crackdown but diplomats say the true toll is far higher.

The United Nations says there are another 1,100 political prisoners in Myanmar besides those involved in September's protests. (Full article)