Myanmar (Burma) has decided to release 450 prisoners on the eve of the historic visit of President Obama to Rangoon.
If President Obama doesn’t put his full weight behind further urgent reforms in Myanmar, this trip risks being an ill-timed Presidential pat on the back for a regime that has looked the other way...
In June 2012, a state of emergency was declared in Rakhine after 90 people were killed. But if reports are accurate, the current death toll has far surpassed that total.
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