October 5, 2007

Start Economc Boycott of Burma

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The Junta’s Accomplices
By George Monbiot. Published in the Guardian, Posted October 2, 2007

If you want to support democracy in Burma, phone Gary Player and the other western businessmen propping up the generals.
If, like me, you have been shaking your head over the crushing of the protests, wondering what on earth you can do, I suggest you get on the phone to these companies, demanding, politely, that they cut their ties. I sense that it wouldn’t take much more pressure to persuade them to pull out. By itself, this won’t bring down the regime. But it will cut its sources of income, and allow us to focus on confronting the reality of Chinese investment, rather than the excuse.


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