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Aung San Suu Kyi back to home confinement

  Aung San Suu Kyi, Burmese Human Rights Activist, was found guilty of violating the terms of her house arrest by a military court Tuesday. The court sentenced Suu Kyi to a year-and-a-half of house arrest. On May 3, John William Yettaw, a 53-year-old former military serviceman from Falcon, Missouri, illegally entered Suu Kyi’s home and stayed there for two days. This presence violated Suu Kyi’s house arrest and she has been sentenced to ...

The (new) blood diamonds: it ain’t a movie…

Just before the week-end, and after 10 days the Sama Gazette has been online, we thought it was time to talk about serious things. We know an expert in serious topics (initials are M and D, ring a bell?) so the bar is set high. This is also our first post in the Raison d’être category and we want to talk about an article we read just a few days ago on the Boston Globe: The new blood diamonds by John Prendergast. He is co-founder of the project ...

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