(Al Jazeera YouTube) Burma: Beneath the surface
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A Film by Hazel Chandler
Burma: Beneath the surface
Two years ago the world watched in dismay as Myanmar’s military junta brutally crushed the so-called Saffron Revolution. It was the only show of mass opposition to have occurred inside the country in almost 20 years.
Now, that same junta is moving towards elections some time in 2010, but no one expects them to be either free or fair, based as they are on a constitution seemingly designed to ensure the survival of those in power.
Filmmaker Hazel Chandler entered the country undercover for People & Power, to find out how Myanmar’s people are fairing, and to investigate disturbing claims that the regime may be trying to develop nuclear weapons.
This episode of People & Power can be seen from Wednesday, December 23, 2009, at the following times GMT: Wednesday: 0600, 1230; Thursday: 0130, 1400, 1930; Friday: 0630, 1630; Saturday: 0330, 2030; Sunday: 0030, 0530; Monday: 0830.