Burmese Looking Glass: A Human Rights Adventure and a


  • Paperback
  • 352 pages
  • Burmese Looking Glass: A Human Rights Adventure and a Jungle Revolution
  • Edith T. Mirante
  • English
  • 09 January 2019
  • 0871135701

10 thoughts on “Burmese Looking Glass: A Human Rights Adventure and a Jungle Revolution

  1. Mona Mona says:

    The author is an adventurous woman who feels compelled to gather evidence in order to document human rights abuses of the Burmese tribal rebels It is fascinating to follow her journeys back and forth across the border between Thailand and Burma Hardships don t faze her in her desire to document the abuse the use of agent orange chemicals Chemicals provided by the US government to the oppresive Ne Win regime for the purpose of eradicating poppy fields Instead, as the author learns, the chemi The author is an adventurous woman who feels compelled to gather evidence in order to document human rights abuses of the Burmese tribal rebels It is fascinating to follow her journeys back and forth across the border between Thailand and Burma Hardships don t faze her in her desire to document the abuse the use of agent orange chemicals Chemicals provided by the US government to the oppresive Ne Win regime for the purpose of eradicating poppy fields Instead, as the author learns, the chemicals are used indiscriminately on the rebels, their lands, and thus their livelihoods She describes the food, difficult traveling conditions and where she stays, but doesn t give details of how she manages to stay healthy in those primitive conditions even when drinking river water Badly blistered feet seem to be her only medical concern Love comes into the story, but she leaves the reader guessing just how serious until the end of the book The story is easiest to follow when she s describing her jail experiences which happen twice in the book She must possess an amazing spirit to get along with so many different groups while gaining their trust as she pursues her goal of helping the Burmese by telling the world of the abuses by the repressive Ne Win government


  2. Roberta Roberta says:

    Descriptive not analystical.


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About the Author: Edith T. Mirante

Edith Mirante is an American Glass: A PDF/EPUB ê artist and author of Burmese Looking Glass A Human Rights Adventure and a Jungle Revolution published in and Down the Rat Hole Adventures Underground on Burma s Frontiers published in Her most recent book, Down the Rat Hole, is about a hidden world of guerrilla warfare and jade trading, the Burmese Looking PDF/EPUB or AIDS pandemic, rainforest destruction in Burma western border among the Arakanese, the Chins and the Kachins She is also author of several reports about politics, human rights and environmental issues about the Chins among others The Chin Compendium , Ashes and Tears A report a bout Chin Burmese refugees in Guam , the Razor Edge Survival Looking Glass: A PDF Í Crisis for Refugees from Burma in Delhi, India and Mithuns Sacrificed To Greed The Forest Ox of Burma s Chins Her commentaries are regularly broadcast on the BBC World Service, she s lectured for Amnesty International and Greenpeace, her articles appear in New York Times, Asiaweek, and she s given evidence about Burma before the US Congress and the European Trade Commission and International Labor Organization Ms Mirante is founder and project director of Project Maje from.