Arakanese Monks Arrested for Demonstration in Bangkok

Arakanese Monks Arrested for Demonstration in Bangkok - Narinjara News, September 14, 2007
... A monk who is a close associate of the two reported that they were arrested by Thai police 15 minutes after they staged the demonstration by holding posters in front of Burma's embassy in Bangkok.
Thai police first attempted to block them from staging the protest, but the monks persisted in their efforts. Shortly after, the Thai police rounded them up and took them to an unknown location, a witness said.
Thai police attempted to disrobe the monks to remove their respected status, but were advised by Thai monks to follow Buddhist religious principals. The two monks were sent to Bangkok's central jail for illegal foreigners...
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