Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Sex Work after Cyclone

Desperation in Myanmar

In the wake of the devastation wrought by global warming (in the form of Cyclone Nargis) and the military junta's threadbare infrastructure, Burma is facing a worsening crisis. CNN reports.

Burma Indicts Dissident Comedian
(AP, 8/7/08) - A popular comedian who became one of the most prominent critics of Burma's military government has been formally charged with several political offenses. Zarganar, who had been leading a citizen effort to aid victims of Cyclone Nargis, has been indicted on five counts, including unlawful association and creating public unrest. More »

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