Saturday, June 07, 2003

On the Road to Mandalay

... "We are going to work very hard to get Burma in ASEAN," Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad told the Bernama national news agency.

-- Deutsche Presse-Agentur 23 April, 1997


"[O]n the basis of consensus and non-interference in each other's internal affairs... we recognise that the latest changes in Myanmar are Myanmar's internal affairs and external parties should not interfere,"

-- BBC 4 October, 2000



"Until we have a system that guarantees (the) rule of law and basic democratic institutions, no amount of aid or foreign investment will benefit our people."
Aung San Suu Kyi,
General Secretary
National League for Democracy, Burma
Drawing:  Christopher Robinson