Tour of shame for Thein Sein | Land Portal

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Julio 2013
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Myanmar's President Thein Sein travels to London and Paris this week, where he will meet British Prime Minister David Cameron and French President Francois Hollande. Now that decades-long European Union economic sanctions against Myanmar have been lifted - with the exception of an arms embargo - trade and investment are expected to dominate the agenda.

But the focus should not be on trade and investment alone. Western leaders have a responsibility to address ongoing human rights violations in Myanmar. For a start, they should pressure Thein Sein to bring an immediate end to abuses against Muslims..."

in Rakhine State and call separately for an independent, international investigation into ongoing abuses occurring there.

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Matthew Smith


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