Sunday, September 30, 2007

Hope Waning in Burma - With Pictures

This is a good summation of all the reports and where events are at the moment.
clipped from

YANGON, Myanmar - Die-hard protesters waved the peacock flag of the crushed pro-democracy movement on a solitary march Saturday through the eerily quiet streets of Myanmar's largest city, where many dissidents said they were resigned to defeat without international intervention.

The top U.N. envoy on Myanmar, Ibrahim Gambari, arrived in the country but many protesters said they were nonetheless seeing a repeat of the global reaction to a 1988 pro-democracy uprising
But China, India and Russia do not seem prepared to go beyond words in their dealings with the junta, ruling out sanctions
The United Nations has compiled a lengthy record of failure in trying to broker reconciliation between the junta and Suu Kyi.
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