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Rapunzel in her Tower

While they are flubbing the aftermath of Cyclone Nargis, and letting thousands of their countrymen starve and die, the leaders of Burma have taken the time to renew the house arrest order for the nation’s pro-democracy, duly elected leader, Aung San Suu Kyi. She has been locked in that house for the better part of two decades now. Her incarceration order apparently sunsetted recently. One wonders what consequences will apply to the junta, and when.

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