Less than a year ago, people around the world were outraged when the burmese junta brutally ended the largely nonviolent pro-democracy-protests headed by monks, the biggest since almost two decades. All of this seems to be forgotten, now that the focus of attention has moved to the general’s big brother in the north, the host of the Olympics.

This film documents the tragic events, people should have remembered, but obviously haven’t:

Inside Myanmar – The Crackdown – 10 Oct 07

“For this extended special news programme, Al Jazeera’s Tony Birtley went undercover in Myanmar to report exclusively on the people’s protests and resulting bloody crackdown by Myanmar’s military government, talking to the protesters, filming the bloody crackdown and gauging the mood of the nation.”

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