Filed under: International Response, Interview, Media, Uncategorized | Tags: burma project, Divya, maureen aung-thwin, military junta, open society institute, uptown radio
In the most recent radio broadcast of “Uptown Radio” – Columbia Journalism School‘s radio program , host Annie Lok and reporter Michelle Stockman interviewed Maureen Aung-Thwin, a Burmese expert at Open Society Institute.
Aung-Thwin commented, among other things, on the military junta’s paranoia of letting in foreign aid workers who might be posing as journalists to expose the state of affairs inside.
Below is the introduction to the broadcast.
Intro: In the aftermath of a cyclone that killed tens of thousands of lives in Myanmar, the military government is still refusing to let foreign aid workers in to help. Host Annie Lok spoke with Maureen Aung-Thwin, the director of the Burma Project at the Open Society about the government’s isolationism.
Listen to the full interview here.
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