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    Bits and Pieces Paid Member

    Is that a lama behind the camera? More movies from Bhutan. Will sanctions on Burma be enough? asks Mike Nizza. Prime Minister Steven Harper of Canada met with the Dalai Lama and got China all worked up. A technical overview of the internet shutdown in Burma. Opinion from the Bangkok Post: The status quo in Burma cannot continue. More »
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    Bamiyan Buddhas Back? Paid Member

    Op-Ed columnist Roger Cohen of the New York Times looks into the rebuilding of the Buddhas of Bamiyan. Tricycle took a quick look at this story over a year ago. Don't forget, Buddhas are still being destroyed in central Asia -- In fact, Buddhas being dynamited serve as a kind of barometer of Islamist power in a particular region. - Philip Ryan, Web Editor More »
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    One Monk Emerges Paid Member

    Ashin Kovida, a Burmese monk described as one of the main organizers of the protests, escapes to Thailand and is interviewed. More »
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    Burma, China, Mongolia, India, Sri Lanka, Thailand Paid Member

    Danny Fisher has a good round-up of the sad / hopeful goings-on in Burma. And Tricycle's own Jeff Wilson gives us a statement on Burma from the Buddhist Churches of America. U.N. Envoy to Burma Ibrahim Gambari says the talks between opposition leader Aung Sann Suu Kyi and the Rangoon regime make him hopeful, but "much more is needed" to bring about real results. And meanwhile Burmese government forces are back out on the street in force and surrounding "holy sites" in order to forestall more action by Burma's monks. More »
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    Aung San Suu Kyi meets with Government Official Paid Member

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    Great piece about some guys on a mission to meet the Dalai Lama. A blogger in San Diego reports on the fires there. BURMA: Normalcy / Normality in Burma from the Penguin Blog. Plus, the Burmese regime agrees to an earlier visit by U.N. envoy Ibrahim Gambari. Australia imposes new sanctions on Myanmar. Is the willingness of the junta to deal more openly with the U.N. More »