“The European Union revoked its economic and political sanctions against Burma on Monday,” reports Erica Kinetz for the Associated Press. She continues: Australia revoked its travel and financial sanctions in June 2012. […]
Not Just a Wife, But a Slave; Not Just a Slave, But an Advertisement Because Naghma, whose name means melody, was not chosen by the groom, she will most likely be treated […]
Cognitive dissonance aside, Buddhists — including monks — take up arms against Muslims in Burma while the government stands by. Global Post reports on another outbreak of sectarian violence in Burma this […]
Burma — from its president to its Nobel laureate — has failed to address Buddhist violence in its Rakhine state against Muslim Rohingyas. Does any religion in the world have a cleaner […]
A prominent Burma activist takes the Nobel laureate to task. Roland Watson, who runs Dictator Watch, is one of the most trenchant Burma and activists and observers. On October 27 he posted […]
The rights of Burma’s ethnic nationalities continue to be ignored.
“When I lie on the beach there naked, which I do sometimes, and I feel the wind coming over me and I see the stars up above and I am looking into […]
Burma’s three ethnic insurgencies are on full boil, but at a time when support from former benefactors Thailand and China has grown tepid.
Burma’s ruling junta’s response to pro-democracy protests might not be as brutal as in the past.
“In times like the present, men should utter nothing for which they would not willingly be responsible through time and eternity.” Who said it?