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Burma’s Political Prisoners and U.S. Sanctions

Categories: Asia,Burma,Business/Economics,Civil/Human Rights

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R42363.pdf

Reviews U.S. sanctions against Burma and Burma’s promises to release all political prisoners by the end of 2013.   Confusion reigns as to whether political prisoners are being released or whether political opponents of the regime continue to be arrested.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists