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Four reporters and the publisher of the Burmese-language Unity Weekly News have been sentenced to ten years in prison with hard labour. A provincial court in Pakokku found them guilty of violating the colonial-era Official Secrets Act after the weekly published a report claiming a military facility was producing chemical weapons  in northern Burma.

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  • Community and belonging in Indian Jewish literature

    Marian S, 26 June 2014

    Thanks for this comprehensive review.
    She wasn't an Indian Jew, but Gay Courter's portrayal of Baghdadi Jews in India in FLOWERS IN THE BLOOD is rema...

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  • The imperial roots of hunger

    Madhusree, 22 June 2014

    Thanks, Harsh. There is a lot of difference between different states in implementation of PDS, and I believe Chattisgarh has one of the more efficient...

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  • The imperial roots of hunger

    Harsh, 17 June 2014

    Excellent article Madhushree, very riveting! However is it true that '...universal Public Distribution System that used to provide cheap food to all h...

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