Protesters agree to negotiate with statue committee for one month, suspend rallies at park housing monument to Gen. Aung San
Following 10 fresh arrests of protesters in Loikaw, a Karenni State lawmaker had urged for discussion and understanding.
Police shut down protest camp near park housing statue in Karenni State capital
Party’s Central Executive Committee finds that L Phaung Sho’s use of Catholic church land violated its internal rules.
After unsuccessful meetings, state gov’t withdraws from leading role in building statue; local organizations will form new committee.
Demonstrators, police injured as authorities prevent march from reaching city park