Burma Junta Drops Curfew
At first I thought that this was good news, but it's more likely that the ruling junta simply thinks that they've squashed the protest to the point where they don't need the military manpower to patrol the streets. No concessions have been made, nor any move towards democratization.
Myanmar lifted a curfew Saturday and ended a ban on assembly imposed during a deadly crackdown on pro-democracy protests.
The move is the latest sign the military rulers are confident they have fully crushed the largest demonstrations in two decades.
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