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Child soldiering down to outright genocide Burmese military the Tatmadaw had done it all Many momentous events of Burma were explained in this book from the fall of Ne Win How to Study Poker Volume 2: A Proven Playbook For Increasing Your Poker Skills Through Dedicated Daily Study regime the failed ascendancy of Aung San Suu Kyi the Saffron Revolution the Cyclone Nargisight to the military egime s efforts to implement reform in kind of disciplined democracy What amazes me are the in kind of disciplined democracy What amazes me are the of Tatmadaw what they lacked in administrative competence they covered it with an amazing sense of political survival managing of Tatmadaw what they lacked in administrative competence they covered it with an amazing sense of political survival managing own safety and its even independence from the new civilian government of Aung San Suu Kyi which started with so many promises yet ended up bending its knees to the whims of the military the solid proof being Suu Kyi s eluctance to stood against the ethnic persecution of the Rohingyas and other minority ethnic groups which was promoted by The Case of the Socialist Witchdoctor and Other Stories African Writers Series radical xenophobic buddhists and military Myeaction after eading this book would be a feeling of numbness which is caused by being angry again and again at the Tatmadaw s atrocities and the world s ignorance of it while being amazed by its own ability to get away with Tly esearched and full of brand new accounts of the courage and determination of the Burmese people Burma a nation at the crossroads explains the country's conflicted history as well as its contemporary struggle for justice Burma stands poised for freedom or for further Fuga dal Natale repression No one can be sure This fascinating and accessible book describes what iseally happening inside this beautiful secretive and potentially prosperous countr.

Benedict Rogers ô 8 REVIEW

Archbishop Desmond Tutu calls this An important introduction to Burma comprehensive vivid and powerful I agree on all counts Having ecently travelled through the country I was looking for information on its history on what led to the crossroads it now finds itself at Benedict Rogers doesn t disappoint its history on what led to the crossroads it now finds itself at Benedict Rogers doesn t disappoint incredibly informative in a way that is easy to digest it s also impossible to Tinkle Tall Tales No 2 read his account of those suffering in Burma without feeling moved It has ignited in me a want to discover about a country I knew so little about only a few weeks ago If that isn t testament to its uality as an introductory text I don t know what is wellesearched on history of Burma understand its politic deeply also fun to The Shadows Between Us read I thought the book provided a fantastic summary to the post independent struggles faced by the country I enjoyed Rogers storytelling techniue of moving through the events and struggles chronologically HeartbreakingCan t help but feel Rogers is exaggerating slightly but he makes no pretense about where he stands and his work is incredibly important for documenting and giving voice to the events and people. For than 50 years Burma has beenuled by A Succession Of Military Regimes succession of military History Etched in Stone regimesank among the most oppressive dictatorships in the world Accused of crimes against humanity they have brutally mistreated their people Yet in the last couple of years and in spite of sham elections the pace of change has been breathtaking Much is now hoped for However Burma is one of the most ethnically diverse nations in SE Asia there are oughly seven Burma By Benedict RogersOf BurmaA necessary book and a well written oneMy only other thought as I contemplate this now is the extent to which the groups are incredibly fractured misunderstanding dismissive of one another eg do the Karen support the Rohingya Were the monks protesting during the Saffron Revolution at all sympathetic or aware of the plight of the Shan To what extent are the Buddhist Burman ethnic minorities privileged than the non Based on conversations with my uncle who is working in Burma it seems the situation is currently just as dire as ever with very little leadership calling for a unified or federalist state Certainly the treatment of the Rohingya is absolutely deplorable and a human El rey de las latas rights nightmare The well touted benefits of social media for democraticevolution it seems can be just as easily Turned To The Cause Of Persecution And to the cause of persecution and Buron rule This is a book about a long suffering country named Burma or Myanmar For most of its life Burma is under the iron grip of militaryule which is painfully inept at No Safe Place ruling yet succeeding in holding on to power through sheer brutality and utteruthlessness From forced labour and. Ajor ethnic groups living along its borders They have a long history of conflict with the government and have been cruelly treated by the current egime Their future affects the country as a whole as Benedict Rogers explains Drawing heavily on his many fact finding visits both the country as a whole as Benedict Rogers explains Drawing heavily on his many fact finding visits both Burma and along its frontiers he gives a uniue appraisal of the current ethnic situation and its implications for the nation as a whole Wide anging exper. ,