It was a peaceful protest and police also stayed away from these monks. There was no sign of trouble. On Saturday, monks were allowed to pass the house of detained democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi, who emerged to show her support. It was the first time the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate has been seen in public since her house arrest in 2003.
The Burma is under military rule since 1962. Since the recent raise in fule prices, people are showing strong protest against the military junta. But, anything can happen there under the military rule.
Meanwhile, US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice denounced the 'brutal' regime and said: 'The Burmese people deserve better. They deserve to be able to live in freedom.' Link