BREAKING – Breakthrough in Letpadan student negotiations

Student protestors have been allowed to pass through police lines in Letpadan where they have been embroiled in a week-long standoff with police. Following talks on Tuesday morning, the education activists are to march a short distance to a highway intersection where they plan to take a ride to Rangoon. Students say they say they plan to end their protest at Shwedagon Pagoda or the Rangoon University campus.