One major date is likely to be Aug 8, the numerically auspicious 08-08-08 and 20th anniversary of an “8-8-88” student uprising crushed by the army with the loss of an estimated 3,000 lives.Of course, Eight-eight-eighty-eight also marks the opening of the Beijing Olympic Games.
Friday, July 4, 2008
A small bomb recently went off in the Rangoon headquarters of USDA, the political-wing of the ruling junta. Reuters reports that secret police are gearing up for Burma's date with destiny:
Posted by Jotman on Friday, July 04, 2008