Press Burma On Releasing Political Prisoners
Would you really want to belong to a club that counts Burma on its list of members? Every country belongs to the United Nations. Outside of that corrupted organization, your options are pretty open. Time to ratchet up the pressure on this human-rights trampling junta:
Burma has long been a millstone around ASEAN’s neck that won’t be removed by making Burma the chair in 2014. ASEAN needs to set clear benchmarks for reform and closely monitor progress.
- Elaine Pearson, deputy Asia director at Human Rights Watch