On-the-Ground Footage of Buddhist Monks Protest March
September 18, 2007
Buddhist monks peacefully walked the streets of Rangoon (Yangon), on September 18, 2007. They protested the military regime's recent crackdown on them because the monks demanded the junta implement efforts to relieve poverty in Burma. The monks refused to accept donations from military officials and perform religious rites for them.
Gold Beaters of Burma
Men rhythmically beat thin leafs of gold into bricks in Mandalay, Burma.
BBC Report on Buddhist Demonstrations
September 20, 2007
BBC World's Andrew Harding reports on the protests and talks to anonymous Burmese about the state of the country.