Sunday, October 14, 2007

Freedom Activists Arrested in Myanmar, Chevron Still Operates

The military junta arrested four leaders of Myanmar's democratic movement. They led the huge rallies in the capital city, until heavy handed dictators violently crushed the protests.

Meanwhile Chevron continues operating in the country, via its 28% of a Total SA field. While the French say Total will have to comply with any economic sanctions, America's leaders surrendered that possibility right off. So who has more courage in implementing democracy worldwide?

And Freedom's Watch continues on the same sideline as the Bush administration during last summer's war between two democracies, Israel and Lebanon. Silent and disengaged...