Miss Tibet

The Reverend Danny Fisher has the news: Thaung Htun responds to the Guardian‘s hit piece condemning Aung San Suu Kyi’s “failure to react” to the recent crises in Burma.

The foreign minister of the Netherlands speaks out against Burma’s recent rash of prison sentences, and Doctors Without Borders issues an AIDS alert for the country.

Meanwhile in China, the government claims it released more than 1,000 people detained during the rioting. There seems to be no reason to doubt this, considering how many people were arrested.

Two items to read after your tofurkey: India’s delicate relationship with China, and Miss Tibet. Only two contestants entered this year.

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