THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING
Globe Editorial

The UN's silence on Burma

August 31, 2007

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PRO-DEMOCRACY activists, students, Buddhist monks, and citizens who are simply fed up with the ruling military junta in Burma have been staging impromptu protests since Aug. 19, when the cancellation of fuel subsidies sent prices soaring. The burden is unbearable for many of the 90 percent of Burma’s population living at or below the poverty line. The regime has responded ... (Full article: 455 words)

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