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Burma: hunted down

The first anniversary of the popular protests against fuel pricerises in Burma has come around. And the security forces are stepping uptheir game, rounding up pro-democracy activists.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Don't laugh!

Cartoons can convey a serious message in an accessible way which should be embraced, not scorned.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Tibet - hope at last

Suddenly, for the first time in many years, there's hope. As tension and protests mount in Tibet- and within Tibetan communities outside the country - there is a sense that atlast something is shifting, however fraught with perils that change may be. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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China cements its control over South Africa

The decision by the ANC-led South African Government to refuse entry to the Dalai Lama to attend a peace conference is evidence of the country’s movement away from its origins in the struggle against injustices..…

  • 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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Rax Interview with Jess Worth

"I think a lot of young people don't realise how powerful they are… I know that clever, strategic campaigning by young people can change things because I have seen it happen. So my advice would be 'just do it!'".…

  • 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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Burma: Seeing but not believing

Of all the images that have emerged from cyclone-hit Burma, the mostshocking for me were the most long distance ones. NASA releasedsatellite images of the country before and after the cyclone. The‘after' image is barely recognizable - the amount of the Irrawaddydelta in the south that is now blue instead of green is staggering.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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