“SPDC turns disaster into catastrophe”
describes how Burma’s military regime inflicted more injury
on its own people in the aftermath of cyclone Nargis.
Burma’s people suffered needlessly as the
SPDC obstructed aid and disaster relief teams from entering the
country. Much of the aid that did arrive, was appropriated by
the junta for its own use or sold to desperate survivors.
As before, the SPDC continues with the second
phase of its constitutional referendum while people are evicted
from the only shelter they have so that polling places can be
This briefer is a follow-up to “DISASTER”
(BN 2008/1042) available at http://www.altsean.org/Reports/Disaster.php