Burmese comic faces two years in prison for speaking out against government

By | August 6, 2008 at 1:12 pm | No comments | News

Comedy is about making people laugh, of course but is also many times about speaking your mind– on and off stage. That’s the way it works in the States anyway.
In southeast Asian country Myanmar (aka Burma), however, speaking your mind gets you a far different response. In June, Zarganar, a popular Burmese comedian, was arrested [...]

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