In Burma, Junta Controls Burmese Generals Continue to Limit Democracy and Human Rights
Mya Maung. Mya Maung is a professor of finance at Boston College., The Christian Science Monitor
AS the year 1992 came to a close, the State Law and Order Council (SLORC) government of the Burmese generals continues to hold on to power. Responding to the Dec. 4 resolutions of the United Nations, the rapporteur of the UN Human Rights Commission, Prof. Yozo Yokota, was allowed to visit Burma on Dec. 7 for the second time to observe human rights conditions.
As before, his visit was allowed under strict restrictions, defying the UN's call for full cooperation with the rapporteur and a meeting with Aung San Suu Kyi and other detainees. The Burmese generals not only staunchly refused the UN's request for "the unconditional release of Aung San Suu Kyi," but also …
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Publication information: Article title: In Burma, Junta Controls Burmese Generals Continue to Limit Democracy and Human Rights. Contributors: Mya Maung. Mya Maung is a professor of finance at Boston College. - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: February 1, 1993. Page number: 19. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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