"No one should be surprised that the regime cracked down; after all, that's what regimes do when faced with dissent. The effects of the protests may be much deeper and longer-lasting than the effects of the most recent round of terror against Burmese citizens."
-Cynthia Boaz and Shaazka Beyerle-
Read "Burma's Saffron Revolution: Goodbye, Generals." Also, to glean some of the back story on the current crisis in the country, read Aung San Suu Kyi's "Letters from Burma," a collection of fifty-two essays by the Nobel Peace Prize-winning Burmese human rights and democracy leader.