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BURMA BULLETIN
ISSUE 26 – FEBRUARY 2009

KEY STORY
• SPDC sabotages Summit
• Rohingya to be deported
• Human rights “paper tiger”
• Dialogue with civil society
INSIDE BURMA
• SPDC obstructs aid
• New democracy campaigns
• 2010 election boycott
• SPDC reshuffle
• Opium poppy cultivation up
• UWSA-SPDC relations
• Youth denied
HUMAN RIGHTS
• Ojea Quintana’s visit
• Arrests
• New prison sentences
• Prison sentence reductions
• Mass release of prisoners
• Forced labor getting worse
DISPLACEMENT
• Burmese migrants workers
INTERNATIONAL
• Gambari returns to Burma
• US to review Burma policy
• Chinese flee Burma
ECONOMY
• Layoffs in Burma
• “Booming” kyat
• International trade
• Questionable tourism
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