Item Details

Myanmar [electronic resource]: The "Keep Quiet" Regime

International Center for G.
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
In Myanmar (Burma), the State Law and Order Reconciliation Council, (SLORC) was formed after a military junta took power in 1988. Since then, human rights have been regarded as among the worst in the world. International human rights organizations including Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International have repeatedly documented and condemned widespread human rights violations there. This episode reviews the human rights record in the country since the junta came to power. Also featured, an interview with Kenneth Roth of Human Rights Watch on ethnic warfare; linking trade and human rights and how the Clinton administration is viewed by human rights activists; then New York City's "El Puente Academy of Peace and Justice;" and finally Romanian musicians sing about revolution.
Release Date
1994
Run Time
26 min.
Language
English
Rating
9 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on July 14, 2013.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Keep Quiet Regime
Series
Rights & Wrongs: Human Rights Television
Rights & Wrongs
Contents
  • Introduction: Myanmar: The "Keep Quiet" Regime (0:36)
  • Burmese Regime and Culture (1:18)
  • Burmese Military Regime (1:15)
  • Foreign Corporations and Burma (0:50)
  • Independence Fights in Burma (2:52)
  • Burmese Refugees (1:40)
  • Universality of Human Rights (2:28)
  • SLORC's International Acceptance (0:47)
  • Human Rights Situation in 1994 (2:15)
  • Human Rights Groups' Strategy (1:03)
  • Clinton's Human Rights Record (1:56)
  • Somalia Intervention (1:14)
  • Human Rights School (4:02)
  • Revolution and Television (2:45)
  • Sponsors & Credits: Myanmar: The "Keep Quiet" Regime- Rights & Wrongs: Human Rights Television (0:55)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c1994.
Publisher no.
  • 53112s Films Media Group
  • 53136 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (26 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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