The small but
persistent protests that have shaken Burma
since late August may not be over after all, despite the arrests of key
activists and violence by thugs against protesters in Rang... Read More...
The arrests of key activists and violence against protesters in Rangoon and other Burmese
cities over the past two weeks have left the fragile opposition movement
increasingly isolated, bereft of ... Read More...
Photo by Ralf-André Lettau
sudden five-fold fuel and commodity prices and the continuing
deterioration of the country’s educational system, protests in
Burma appear to be spreading outside of Rangoon to other cities and
... Read More...
"I never wanted to be a refugee. I don't like to be, but I am; and I cannot help it," a slim, 30ish Burmese named Ko Thura (not his real name) told Asia Sentinel last week. One of nearly 50,... Read More...
Two years ago an
18-year old Karen girl named Zember, living in a refugee village
within sight of the Thai-Burma border, staged her own little personal
revolution. She removed the rings she had been adding around her neck
each year since she was seven ... Read More...
be a pariah in the eyes of most of the world but India
appears determined to enhance its strategic relationship with the country to
avoid conceding ground to China.
New Delhi is planning a spate... Read More...