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Country profile: Burma

In less than five years, Burma has undergone widespread change. We explore its transformation in this month's 'Country Profile'.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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Keep talking about (and dancing for) Burma

In May, Aung San Suu Kyi’s appeal to ‘use your liberty to promote ours’ will be at the heart of Brighton Festival (UK) as she becomes Guest Director from afar. But how else can we use our freedom to support those denied it in Burma?.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Yah boo sucks!

Total’s CEO has a hissy fit.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Burma: Dizzying efficiency

Sometimes the urge to fling the nearest available projectile at thetelevision set can take some suppressing. I found myself strugglingwhen, during the course of a news item on Burma, the anchor mentionedthe military junta winning the country’s referendum on a new constitution. A strangulated ‘Aaaargghhh!’ emerged nonethless.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Burma’s referendum among ruins

I’ve been reading today’s edition of propaganda rag The New Light of Myanmar. Normally all the railing against ‘foreign stooges’ and exhortations to ‘national duty’ (iefollowing the diktats of the ruling generals) is good for a cynicalchuckle. But, as the song goes, that joke isn’t funny anymore.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Theatre of the absurd

Obama beats Superman to Nobel Peace Prize.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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‘This is just the beginning of Burma’s new beginning’

Democracy is within sight, Iris Gonzales is told, as she meets those who have reason to hope.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Lonely crusaders

'History is replete with the horrors of war, torture and barbaric brutality. Our only hope lies in our heroes, sung and unsung.'.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Aung San Suu Kyi - an icon's first hours of freedom

I felt a sudden surge of emotion watching the images of Aung San Suu Kyi’s release. I don’t know her, but I know how much she means to the vast majority of Burma’s people.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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What lies behind Europe’s murky oil deals with Azerbaijan?

EU politicians’ vested interests in the resource-rich country are supporting the regime’s suppression of human rights. Molly Scott Cato writes.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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