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Myanmar Police Trap Student Protesters in Monastery

Riot police in Myanmar have blocked hundreds of students protesters inside a monastery to prevent them from continuing a march to Yangon. The students, who set off from Mandalay last month to protest a new education reform law, had spent more than a week at the monastery in Letpadan after successful talks with the government last month. But Monday, student leader Thiha Win Tin told VOA's Burmese service that his group awoke to a large police presence as they prepared to resume...

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