November 20, 2010

A Glimmer of Hope for Myanmar

Japan Times, Japan Times

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Democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi has been released from house arrest. That does not mean she is free. Rather, it means that the military junta that rules Myanmar is stepping up efforts to rehabilitate its international image without really changing its repressive habits. That charade must be exposed and Myanmar pressed to undertake real democratic reform if it is to return to the community of nations.

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TAGGED: Burma, Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi


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