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Friday, January 24, 2003

According to a BBC report, two Amnesty International investigators will spend 10 days in Burma, meeting government officials + representatives of other relevant organisations.

They are also expected to meet the leader of the opposition, Aung San Suu Kyi, and representatives of many of the country's ethnic groups.

Amnesty are liable to be wary of giving the government a PR coup and it will be interesting to see whether this inspection will herald the return of meaningful reform + democracy ...