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Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Why the Khadr fetish?

Why the Khadr fetish?: "Take Burma, a brutal country that just extended the illegal house arrest of democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi, the Nobel Peace Prize winner. The CBA recently sponsored a tourist junket to Burma, full of sightseeing and shopping. Suu Kyi has specifically called for a tourism boycott, saying in a 1999 interview 'to suggest that there's anything new that tourists can teach the people of Burma about their own situation is not simply patronizing, it's also racist.'"

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