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Rohingya and Assange

The saga about Julian Assange may be entertaining for the media and it is clear that the UK should not take the step of raiding a foreign embassy (even in the roundabout way of declaring it not to be an embassy first). However, the treatment of the Rohingya in Myanmar (Burma) should have a much higher media profile. I raised the latter issue with the Foreign Secretary some weeks ago, but I suppose in terms of the relative media profiles twas ever thus.

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Jake Maverick said…
i never got a reply from the Embassy.

Australia was the only embassy i ever got a reply from, ironically----basically they wnt take political refugees from here because UK, well alluded to it being politically embarassing in the end...

but good luck to Assange though...one of the very few prep'd to talk to me....

no mention of Bradley though? technically a british citizen to last i heard...but i guess it ok when it the USA that is torturing him?

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