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Latest update : 2013-03-06

Burma: open for business (part 2)

Former general Thein Sein is working hard to make Burma the poster-child for political and economic reform. Since the end of outright military rule in 2011, the West has moved to ease sanctions despite ongoing international concern over the government’s violent treatment of its ethnic minorities. Annette Young and her panel discuss if the West been too quick to reward the Burmese government.

  • Jean-Michel LACOMBE. Former French Ambassador to Burma (2003-2007). Professor at Sciences Po Paris;
  • Ah NOH. Burmese activist, Kachin Women's Association (from New York);
  • David CAMROUX. Specialist in South-East Asia, Sciences Po Paris (CERI) (from London).

Produced by Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel, Diaraye Bah.

Watch the first part here.

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