i think it is time for the international community and the UN to seek justice for the people of Myanmar. the key actors in the military junta need to face prosecution under the International Criminal Court for the war crimes against humanity they have committed over the past 45 years and continue to commit today.
economic sanctions will not have the desired effect. they will instead tightening the strangled economy and further empoverish the country's traders and, subsequently, wider public.
i can't help but feel the time for diplomacy has passed. legal action must be taken before some superpower decides, in mainly its own interests, it will overstep the UN Security Council's authority and violently invade Myanmar.
http://ko-htike.blogspot.com/ (with direct news from Yangon)
http://www.cfob.org (Canadian Friends of Burma website with crucial info on how Canadian companies are operating and investing in Burmese natural resources side-by-side with the junta)
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=18203329336&ref=mf (regarding london march on Sunday, September 30th)
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=7418515238&ref=mf (for marches in Ottawa)