Burma, Art, Literature, Political Economy through the eyes of a permanent exile.
"We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the oppressed. Sometimes we must interfere. . . There is so much injustice and suffering crying out for our attention . . . writers and poets, prisoners in so many lands governed by the left and by the right." Elie Wiesel, Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech, 1986, Oslo.
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Wednesday, March 20, 2013
15th century Mon-Burmese Queen Shin Saw Bu's crown at the Victoria and Albert Museum, UK