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Protest in Mandalay ,Taunggoke continues and Gambari meets Aung San Suu Kyi

30 September: UN Envoy Ibrahim Gambari today met detained Burmese pro-democracy icon and opposition leader Noble Laureate Daw Aung San Suu Kyi in Rangoon.

United Nation General secretary's special envoy Gambari met the Burmese Nobel Peace Laureate for ninety minutes at the State guest house in Rangoon.

The UN envoy, who led a three-member delegation, met the Burmese opposition leader on his return from Nay Pyi Taw after a meeting with Burma's military officials on Sunday.
Four monks and over 800 civilians today held a protest march in Arakan State's Taunggoke town.
In Mandalay sporadic and brief demonstration took place by students at the intersection of 75th Street and 35th Street and again at the intersection of 77th Street and 35th Street. Students on motorcycles came holding a red flag and staged a brief demonstration. There were about 100 motorbikes and the students were between 20 to 25 years of age. We saw them on the 35th Street. But they were quick and dispersed im…

Fourth straight day of defying military - Protestors beaten

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Fourth straight day of defying military - Protestors beaten
September 29, 2007Protest in Yangon Mizzma News (www.mizzima.com)(Burmese Standard Time)

5:30 p.m.

Mr. Gambari, UN Secretary-General's special adviser on Burma, has reportedly arrived in Nay Pyi taw to talk with the junta leaders.5:20 p.m.

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 …

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