The rejection of aid by Burmese government should be a sign and trigger that the Burmese government leaders should be charged with crimes against humanity.
They are knowingly killing people and no one can do anything about it. It is just sad.
The world community should do whatever they can to get these killers out of there.
Who can do that? China.
They are the only country that has a slimmer of influence over them. But will that happen? I doubt it.
You can see China’s influence on Sudan and their repression of Tibet. They could care less and also don’t care what happens to people, especially in countries where they carry a significant amount of
China wants to be a world power and influencer in the world, they should begin to act like it.
Right now, let’s hope the military junta comes to their senses and begins to let in aid to help the hundreds of thousands of people who need it.
ESPN – IOC’s Rogge employing ‘silent diplomacy’ with China-Tibet protests – Olympics
The pressure is beginning to build on China, but they are not relenting and are again telling lies to the world and their citizens.
“Beijing’s official death toll from the rioting is 22, but the Dalai Lama’s government-in-exile has said 99 Tibetans have been killed.” To me, China does not want to admit that they are the reason for this problem. The are trying to blame the Dalai Lama for this problem, but it is China’s intolerance to anything that challenges their belief.
This is why they Olympics should never had been awarded to them until they clean up their human rights abuses. They do not tolerate any dissent in their country, they jail and kidnap anyone who disagrees with them, and they encourage genocide in other countries (see Sudan and Darfur).
Even the Olympic organization was putting down protests today by not allowing protesters at the lighting of the Olympic Flame today in Greece.
China should get their act together soon or the games won’t go as smoothly as they want. The world will see that it is not all roses in a country that will see more dissent and controversy as the years go by.
U.S. Urges China to Help Curb Violence in Burma, Prepare for Transition – washingtonpost.com
This is an extremely said situation. The government is cracking down on monks? They are using guns and killing an unknown number of people. But even though people are dying, the peaceful protests seem to be working. In this article in the Washington Post, they discuss that division level commanders are refusing to participate in the crackdown.
Source: appears on Washington Post
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