I noticed that World Hum had some news on the first deaths to result from the current uprising in Burma/Myanmar against the authoritarian regime.

Related links: 

***   BBC World News Myanmar update on YouTube.

***   “Finding George Orwell in Burma” book review. 

***   “Exercising possibility: a morning in Burma” by Rolf Potts on Vagablogging.  

***   Burma (Myanmar) Blog

***   “The Ice Maker of Burma” by Matthew Van Saun on BootsnAll.

****    Lonely Planet‘s Myanmar guide, with a discussion of the regime and travel to the region.