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What Libyan and Other Jasmine Revolutionaries Owe Burma

March 3, 2011

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Part one of a series written by a guest blogger: ‘Burma leads the world!’ – not a common headline. And yet, this should be the sub-heading behind every newspaper cover story of the Middle East uprisings taking place right now. Why? The (non-violent) revolution handbook used in each of these settings was originally written to […]

Why the Burmese President-Elect’s ‘Release’ should Concern Everyone

December 6, 2010

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From a guest blogger: The Nobel laureate Aung Sann Suu Kyi, ‘The Lady’ as she is known in Burma, was released at 5.00pm on 13 November 2010. The numerological significance of the moment cannot be missed by anyone who knows the vital significance of such matters in a country whose rulers are obsessed with them: […]