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I really think they have gotten to the point where the UN should start seriously considering action. I can't imagine it would be very difficult to take this government down.
http://www.usatoday.com/news/world/2008-05-28-cyclone-survivors-victimized_N.htmThe military junta has declared the emergency relief phase of the disaster over and announced reconstruction has begun, ordering able-bodied cyclone survivors to work details, according to aid workers and delta residents.
In the nearby town of Bogalay, where 120 refugees were crammed into the Sankyaung monastery, filled with the sound of rattling coughs and wailing children, the abbot said some survivors had been ordered to construction sites by soldiers.
"Some of the survivors were sent to Ma-ubin last week to build roads now that reconstruction has started," said the monk, Kawvida, adding he'd heard they were being paid a day wage of about 1,000 kyats — or $1. "They have told me that they are being exploited by some generals."
He said survivors were given picks and ordered to break up large boulders into pieces of rock for road construction.