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Myanmar protests: will Singapore’s ‘truth telling’ make a difference as death toll rises?

In the aftermath of the Myanmar military’s violent crackdown on the 2007 Saffron Revolution mass protests, Singapore briefly found itself in the international spotlight alongside its ignominious Asean neighbour.With few outside players having leverage over the reclusive ruling generals, who at the time had been in power for nearly three decades, attention turned to the wealthy city state due to its status as Myanmar’s top source of investments.Rights groups had a litany of complaints:…


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