Overnight, monasteries in Burma were raided by government forces, and at least one and possibly as many as three or four of the protesters were killed during the crackdown. Read the details on BBC’s site and commentary on With Bowl and Robe.

Here’s some more background on the situation:

And Jim Carrey’s admiration for Aung San Suu Kyi:

Visit U.S. Campaign for Burma to send an email to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon asking him to push for UN Security Council action on Burma.