Where are Burma’s Monks?

Nearly two weeks after barefoot monks first captured the world’s imagination by leading tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters through the streets of Rangoon, the ruling junta's brutal purge of clergy and activists appears to have cleared the streets of dissent and left monasteries strangely vacant. The only marchers on the capital's streets are pro-government propagandists holding signs that say "We Favor Stability" and "Violent Protesters Are Our Enemy."

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