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Land Rights Activist Murdered in Burma

An opposition land rights activist in Burma, also known as Myanmar, has been shot and killed in a remote village in northern Shan State. Neighbors said Sai San Tun was taken away from his house late Wednesday by two men and gun shots were heard minutes later.  His body was found Thursday. Tin Maung Toe, another local member of the National League for Democracy, said the victim had been leading villagers in a campaign against land confiscation.   "At the beginning of...

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