Originally Posted by Direckshun
A scene from Burma's Saffron Revolution five years ago:
The revolution ended in a bloody suppression by the junta, as they ordered troops from the northern part of the country to come down and shoot on them until they stopped assembling. Sometimes the troops were drugged to desensitize them to their mission.
This protest, for what it's worth, pre-dated even the earliest events in the Middle East's Arab Spring by a solid couple of years.
Wow. That's ****ing horrible.