Burma news, 10/20/07 October 20, 2007Posted by Philip Ryan in News.
The White House orders sanctions on Burma, which means freezing the U.S.-held assets for some members of the junta and tightening the restrictions on exporting/importing certain products to/from Burma. Does that include oil? Now Congress needs to follow this up.
And Panties for Peace: as a sign of protest, women are sending panties to the junta:
The group, Lanna Action for Burma, says the country’s superstitious generals, especially junta leader Gen. Than Shwe, also believe that contact with women’s underwear saps them of power.
– Philip Ryan, Web Editor