Saturday, September 29, 2007

5:30 PM Mandalay

mizzimaburmese: About 5000 people gathered to do demonstrations in Mandalay. Dictator's troops has locked up and guarding most monasteries, so that monks could not come out of their monasteries. People gathered at 80th, 84th, 35th, 33rd Streets, and then got together. 3 military trucks followed and tried to break up the crowd. They arrested 1 student who tried crossing the road in front of them. Military paid transportation cost, and forced monks from outside Mandalay to go back to their native towns. They kept guarding the homes of NLD Party leaders.