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Burma: Thousands Dead


"Thousands of protesters are dead and the bodies of hundreds of executed monks have been dumped in the jungle, a former intelligence officer for Burma's ruling junta has revealed.

The most senior official to defect so far, Hla Win, said: "Many more people have been killed in recent days than you've heard about. The bodies can be counted in several thousand." "

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When I first saw this, I was pretty disturbed. I was aware of the protests, but I didn't know about the violent reprisal from the Junta. Has anyone else been following this? Any thoughts about whether there will be a response from the international community?