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Byline: Nicole Fritz
Smart steps towards reversing the legacy of Myanmar vote NICOLE FRITZ LAST week, Minister for International Relations and Co-operation Maite Nkoana-Mashabane condemned the trial of Myanmar's Nobel laureate, Aung San Suu Kyi, and called for her unconditional release. Then this week, the minister's deputy, Ebrahim Ebrahim, met the Myanmar ambassador to convey the government's concern and mooted the idea of sending a delegation to facilitate negotiations between political parties.
Many will see in these actions a welcome change in SA's policy towards Myanmar and will hope that this bodes well for the weight given human rights considerations in SA's …