November 7, 2011

How Burma Can Show It's Really Changed

Fred Hiatt, Washington Post

AP Photo

Life in the new Burma:

Fifteen political prisoners who embarked on a hunger strike to protest their confinement have been denied water as punishment. Eight of them, according to Amnesty International, have been sent to cells built for dogs, which have no light, no mats or bedding, and insufficient space for humans to stand.

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TAGGED: Thein Sein, Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar, Burma


May 12, 2012
Why the U.S. Courts Bangladesh
Syed Chowdhury, Asia Times
Hillary Clinton this week highlighted the benefits that will flow to Bangladesh as a neighbor to reforming Myanmar. Her trip to Dhaka, rare for a US secretary of state and coinciding with a gift-bearing visit by India's finance... more ››