TITLE

Troubling Travels

AUTHOR(S)
Zhou, Peter
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Harvard International Review;Winter2005, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Emphasizes the need to impose sanctions and limitations on the tourism industry of Myanmar to force its military junta, the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC) to put end to its human rights violations. Reason for the decision of the U.S., Japan and the European Union to impose economic sanctions on Myanmar; Role of the tourism industry in sustaining the country's economy; Actions taken by SPDC against the leaders of the opposition.
ACCESSION #
16091314

 

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