Saturday, September 29, 2007

Satellites confirm reports of Myanmar violence

This is remarkable. Civilian satellites are confirming the reports of atrocities coming out of Burma. Talk about a new twist on the old adage "You can run but you cannot hide" analogy:

Satellite images confirm reports of burned villages, forced relocations and other human-rights abuses in Myanmar, scientists said on Friday.

The American Association for the Advancement of Science said the high-resolution photographs taken by commercial satellites document a growing military presence at 25 sites across eastern Myanmar, matching eyewitness reports. Read More.

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