Saturday, May 10, 2008

Burmese Cyclone protest at Burma Embassy "Let Aid Experts In"

From Indymedia:

Appalled yet hardly surprised at the junta's callous indifference to the deaths of up to 100,000 citizens and 1.5 million more destitute, the Burmese community protested passionately at their embassy on May 9th for aid experts and aid to be allowed into Burma. Whilst getting away as always with giving the international community the run-around, this time playing games over frustrating aid shipments - the brutal junta has been more preoccupied with rigging its military biased constitution referendum for May 10th.

Whilst international aid agencies desperately try to get the aid experts into Burma, the BBC say the junta's visa staff have gone on a 3 day holiday.

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