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Myanmar junta makes more arrests

Myanmar junta makes more arrests

Aung Hla Tun AFP

YANGON (Reuters) – Myanmar’s junta arrested more people under the cover of darkness on Wednesday despite a crescendo of international outrage during keenly watched U.N. mission to bring an end to a bloody restriction on protests.

At least eight truckloads of prisoners were hauled out of downtown Yangon, the former Burma’s biggest city and centre of monk-led protests against decades of military rule and deepening economic hardship, witnesses said.

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