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FT.com: How to tear down Burma’s bamboo curtain

In Ramblings on October 8, 2007 by Cody McComas

“If there had been any doubt about the despotic nature of the military regime that has misruled Burma since 1988, these were erased last week with the killing of peaceful demonstrators, including venerated monks, and the arrest of thousands. The official death toll stands at an implausible 10, including Kenji Nagai, 50, a Japanese freelance photo-journalist who was gunned down while doing his job. Diplomatic sources place the death toll closer to 200, but the generals have erected a bamboo curtain around their gulag, cutting internet and telephone links in an effort to conceal their sins.”

FT.com “How to tear down Burma’s bamboo curtain.”

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