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Burma: ‘the people aren’t scared anymore’

Pride and optimism – change is in the air, says William Lloyd George on the eve of by-elections in Rangoon.

Filed in: Burma Politics

Poisoned hills

Burmese women expose military’s complicity in the opium trade

Filed in: Burma Drugs

City of whispers

Among Rangoon’s six million souls, a few have secret conversations with Dinyar Godrej.

Filed in: Burma

A Short History of Burma

Today over 80 per cent of Burma’s people are Buddhist and the country has the largest number of monks as a percentage of the total population.

Filed in: Burma

From a scorched land

Two survivors from Karen state, where the Burmese military has been laying villages to waste, tell their stories.

Filed in: Burma Refugees

Boycott Lonely Planet

Stop buying Lonely Planet books until BBC withdraws Burma edition.

Filed in: Burma

Daring to dream

Dinyar Godrej on what truly inspires.

Filed in: Burma India Israel Mali Palestine Philippines Social Change South Africa

Than Shwe

Sullen, unresponsive and boring he may be, but Than Shwe is Burma’s Number One, leader of one of the world’s most brutal regimes. The banality of evil has rarely been more apparent.

Filed in: Burma

  • September 1, 2005
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Burma

Filed in: Burma

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