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September 24, 2008 | Megan Fowler | Tagged as: Myanmar
In the surprisingly orderly offices of an international aid agency in Burma, Dr. Thant Zin Myint (name changed to protect his identity) took a brief break from the relief and recovery work for communities afflicted by Cyclone Nargis.
September 17, 2008 | Megan Fowler | Tagged as: Congress, Myanmar, U.S. Administration, Neglected Crises
Just one month ago, Refugees International led its second mission inside Burma this year.
September 09, 2008 | Kenneth Bacon | Tagged as: Sudan, United Nations
The World Food Program’s warning that insecurity might force it to suspend food distributions in Darfur would be a tragedy for the people there—and for the credibility of the United Nations. Yet the UN Security Council doesn’t seem ready to act in a way that would increase the chances that the WFP can continue food deliveries to three million people in Darfur or to send a message that attacks against UN agencies in Darfur are simply unacceptable.