Myanmar Junta Arrests 81 More Opposition Party Members

September 16, 1998
YANGON, Myanmar Determined to crush opponents of military rule, Myanmar's government has arrested 81 more members of the pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi political party, the party said Tuesday. The government, meanwhile, strongly denied reports that 17 officers had been arrested for planning to open a dialogue with Suu Kyi and her colleagues, something military leaders have refused to do.