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Byline: The Nation.
Defending Burma's generals requires twisted logic
I disagree with Mr Fernando Pelegrin, of Khon Kaen, who holds that "Burma election a step in the right direction" (Opinion, November 9). He does not see how "all the pre-election condemnation can be helpful in any way". But the junta so fears one unarmed woman that they have put her under house arrest for over a decade now, without being charged or brought to trial, and made it illegal for her to stand for election. The junta has not allowed the opposition anywhere near the freedom of speech, assembly and movement necessary for them to carry their message to the electorate, nor do they allow …