Around 70 education activists who were arrested during the police crackdown on protestors in Letpadan arrive in court for their third pre-trial hearing.
Police in Letpadan have reacted with force against up to 200 students and their supporters after tensions boiled over at the protest site.
Student negotiators achieved an apparent breakthrough on Tuesday morning, as a deal was proposed to allow them to carry on towards Rangoon.
A candlelight demonstration was held in Pegu for Daw Nyo, whose health is deteriorating in prison.
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Efforts are underway on the Rangoon River by a local team to find and recover the Great Bell of Dhammazedi, which sank 400 years ago.