Tuesday, October 2, 2007

Burma or Myanmar ?

The America news media refers to the Southeast Asian nation as Myanmar, while the press in the rest of the world usually refers to that nation as Burma. Calling that nation Myanmar is a tacit method of showing support for the military junta in Rangoon. While referring to that nation as Burma, shows respect for the elected parliament and support for democracy. Which the Stalinist news media in America will not do

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