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November 9, 1990 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The military authorities in Myanmar appear to have crushed a potentially divisive boycott by Buddhist monks, while at the same time intensifying a crackdown on opposition politicians, according to diplomats in the country. The actions are taking place nearly six months after candidates of the National League for Democracy, the country's leading opposition group, won a landslide victory in parliamentary elections.
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November 9, 1990 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The military authorities in Myanmar appear to have crushed a potentially divisive boycott by Buddhist monks, while at the same time intensifying a crackdown on opposition politicians, according to diplomats in the country. The actions are taking place nearly six months after candidates of the National League for Democracy, the country's leading opposition group, won a landslide victory in parliamentary elections.
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October 21, 1990 | From Associated Press
Soldiers cordoned off Buddhist monasteries in Mandalay, Myanmar's second largest city, Saturday after the military government threatened to disband Buddhist organizations whose members are refusing to minister to soldiers. The government threat, carried on state radio, also said the offending Buddhists will be expelled from their orders because they have violated the rules of their religion by becoming politically involved.
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October 21, 1990 | From Associated Press
Soldiers cordoned off Buddhist monasteries in Mandalay, Myanmar's second largest city, Saturday after the military government threatened to disband Buddhist organizations whose members are refusing to minister to soldiers. The government threat, carried on state radio, also said the offending Buddhists will be expelled from their orders because they have violated the rules of their religion by becoming politically involved.
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