Obama's Inauguration Speech Censored In Burma

02/27/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Irrawaddy.org

The Burmese government's Press Scrutiny and Registration Division (PSRD) censored publication of a major part of US President Barack Obama's inauguration speech in the Rangoon-based weekly journal The Voice, according to journalists in the former capital.

Sources said that the censorship board decided not to allow the publishing of parts of Obama's inauguration speech that included sensitive political messages.

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