~The New Orleans Levee
Independent police monitor named in New Orleans
Suu Kyi Sentence Stirs World Outrage~Wae Moe, Irrawaddy
~The decision by the generals who run Burma to extend Aung San Suu Kyi's incarceration by 18 months has abruptly snuffed out the dim hope that the regime was becoming more sensitive to international pressure for democratic reform.
World leaders have expressed outrage over this sentence and the European Union plans tougher sanctions against the Burmese regime.
~See also: Burma News Ladder