Unconfirmed reports say that five monks and one woman protestor have been shot dead by the military in Rangoon.

Burma Protests

“Burmese security forces fired directly on protesting monks and other demonstrators in Rangoon on Wednesday, reportedly killing five monks and one woman in separate Rangoon clashes, according to unconfirmed reports…” More available from Irrawaddy News Magazine.

“Overnight, a popular Burmese film comedian, Zaganar, was arrested after giving an interview to the BBC in which he urged his colleagues to support the monks…” More available from BBCBurmese.com

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