Prominent Student Leader and Activists Arrive at Buthidaung Prison

Buthidaung: Prominent former student leader Ko Thay Kwe, three monks, and one politician arrived at Buthidaung prison 80 miles north of Arakan State’s capital, Sittwe, from Rangoon recently, said a source close to the prison authority.
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Ban will not visit Burma, despite calls by former world leaders

United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday said he will not visit Burma despite a petition by over 110 former world leaders to visit and press Burma’s military junta to free all political prisoners before the end of this year.