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Burma Aid Corruption

The US Must Do More for Burma

Jared Genser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jared Genser

The Burmese regime has urged that humanitarian aid not be "politicized," but its using the aftermath of Cyclone Nargis to tighten its grip on power while excluding to help its own people.

Local Corruption Hampering Burma Recovery Efforts

Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hanna Ingber Win

In the midst of a massive humanitarian crisis in Burma local government officials have been selling aid and bribing residents in order to turn a profit, according to sources in Rangoon.