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Wat Prot Bangkok raided (r)
- Subject: Wat Prot Bangkok raided (r)
- From: BURMAJAPAN@xxxxxxx
- Date: Tue, 28 Jan 1997 21:20:00
In a message dated 97-01-28 21:23:15 EST, you write:
>Subj: Re: Wat Prot Bangkok raided
>Date: 97-01-28 21:23:15 EST
>Reply-to: burmanet-l@xxxxxxxxxxx (Conference reg.burma)
>To: burmanet-l@xxxxxxxxxxx (Recipients of burmanet-l)
>Thai Immigration police raid Wat Prot , bangkok
> At 5:00 pm of January 28, 1997, about ten Thai immigration policemen
>with two trucks raided Wat Prot in Yanawa, Bangkok and arrested about 70 Mon
>including about 30 novices staying in the monastery. Most of the arrested
>people had lived in the Thai-Burma border for long time and currently
>studying at Thai Hugh Schools in Bangkok. There were about 40 students
>including Mon girls at the monastery at the time of raid. They all were
>charged with illegal entry to Thailand and later taken to immigration
>Detention Center in bangkok.
>Immigration police sealed off the monastery until mid-night and investigated
>every people. They searched all the rooms in the building and some rooms
>were locked after searching. The abbot of the monestery was also taken to
>immigration department for questioning.
> Wat Prot is the Mon monastery in Bangkok and a historic place where
>General Aung San and his thirty comrades formed Burma Independence Army and
>took blood oath in Bangkok.
How many of those girls will be processed into protestutes ??? Watch it
carefully. Challege the Thais.