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On the short road to discipline-flourishing democracy

Put aside an election called by despots as also revolutionary fantasies. We must look elsewhere for hope for Burma, argues Dinyar Godrej.…

  • Tue Jul 5 13:59:00 2016
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Burma’s Rohingya: the invisible people

The country’s democratic changes have yet to reach its ethnic minorities. Tina Burrett and Christopher Simons report. .…

  • Tue Jul 5 13:59:00 2016
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For their own good

Sophie Cousins reports on different approaches to tackling Burma’s drug addiction crisis.…

  • Mon Nov 7 09:31:10 2016
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Minorities report

Burma’s elections this November will be closely contested - but will the country’s ethnic minorities finally be heard? Tina Burrett reports.…

  • Tue Sep 6 08:47:09 2016
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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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Human rights award for Bo Kyi

Bo Kyi of the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (Burma) who featured in the Burma mag and subsequently on Radio New Internationalist has just won a Human Rights Defender Award from Human Rights Watch.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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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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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