Hunting the Junta

Burma's military rulers are notorious for using brute force. Now a human-rights report accuses them of using that force against the country's ethnic-minority populations. Released last week, "Dying Alive: A Legal Assessment of Human Rights in Burma" is 600 pages long and was three years in the making. The author is British human-rights researcher Guy Horton, who was inspired to do the study by his friend, British academic Michael Aris, the late husband of pro-democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi. Produced with funds from the Dutch government and non profit organizations, the report draws on material collected from Horton's own trips...

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