Tuesday, October 02, 2007

Israeli military aid to Burmese regime: Jane's | World War 4 Report

Israeli military aid to Burmese regime: Jane's | World War 4 Report: "The Burmese junta currently shooting unarmed protestors received a cynical plea for restraint from the Israel government on Sept. 29. According to the Israeli paper Ha'aretz, the Israeli foreign ministry announced 'Israel is concerned by the situation in Myanmar, and urges the government to demonstrate restraint and refrain from harming demonstrators.' The article ended by pointing out that 'Israel denies selling weapons to Burma or Myanmar.' (Ha'aretz, Sept. 29)

Not true, according to a March 1, 2000 report in the authoritative British publication Jane's Intelligence Review by William Ashton. The article, titled 'Myanmar and Israel develop military pact,' details how Israeli companies and the Israeli government have been supplying and developing weapons for the Burmese regime, and sharing intelligence..."

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At 10/2/07, 10:09 AM, Anonymous Free Burma! said...

Free Burma!
International Bloggers' Day for Burma on the 4th of October

International bloggers are preparing an action to support the peaceful revolution in Burma. We want to set a sign for freedom and show our sympathy for these people who are fighting their cruel regime without weapons. These Bloggers are planning to refrain from posting to their blogs on October 4 and just put up one Banner then, underlined with the words „Free Burma!“.



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