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Burmese, Like Cubans, Are Fighting for Real Democracy

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 12.23.2014 | World
Yoani Sanchez

A few years ago, when I was overcome with despair about the situation of my country, I thought about those who were in worse shape with regards to the lack of freedoms. Two nations invariably came to mind: North Korea and Burma.

PEN/ Academy of American Poets / Burroughs in Sartasota

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The annual PEN World Voices Festival gears up in New York, with visiting literati arriving despite volcanic ash and house arrests from repressive gove...

Nick Kristof Sneaks Into Burma To Report On Human Rights Abuses

International Herald Tribune | Nicholas D. Kristof | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MYAWADDY, Myanmar: Before entering Myanmar from Thailand, you scrub your bags of any hint that you might be engaged in some pernicious evil, such as e...