Monthly Archives: January 2014

Book Talk with Gary Bass (Princeton University), “The Blood Telegram: Nixon, Kissinger, and a Forgotten Genocide”

The Blood Telegram: Nixon, Kissinger, and a Forgotten Genocide with author Gary Bass Date: February 6, 2014 Time: 5:00-6:00PM Location: Mortara Center RSVP here Join author Gary Bass (Princeton University) for a discussion on his recent book, “The Blood Telegram: Nixon, Kissinger, … Continue reading

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Youth and Civic Participation in Cambodia

On December 24, 2013, several Cambodian union groups called for worker strikes throughout the country in response to new minimum wage policies by the Labor Ministry – minimum wage for 2014 was raised to $95 dollars a month, not the … Continue reading

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35th Anniversary Lunar New Year Celebration February 12

  Please join us…. US-Asia Institute 35th Anniversary Year Kick-Off & Lunar New Year Celebration Wednesday, February 12, 2014 6:30 – 8:30PM US-Asia Institute 232 E. Capitol Street N.E. Washington, DC 20003 Please RSVP to: 202-544-3181 or events@usasiainstitute.org

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Upcoming Events (January 27-30) – Georgetown University Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service

A list of events include: Five Enduring Ideas in the Thought of Mordecai M. Kaplan Discussing the Current Issues and Policies on Modern Day Slavery Egypt & The Struggle for Democracy Energy and Insecurities: Iran, Middle East, Russia and Eurasia … Continue reading

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Messages of support appear online for dissidents tried for seeking greater official accountability

Credit to South China Morning Post, Verna Yu verna.yu@scmp.com, Thursday, 23 January, 2014, 10:28am Messages of support appear online for New Citizen members in legal fight as key financial backer admits he made a mistake in backing group Activists and internet users yesterday … Continue reading

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Continuing Ethnic Violence in Burma

Burma: Investigate New Killings of Rohingya Ensure Aid and Media Access, Prosecute Abusive Security Forces From http://www.hrw.org/node/122549 (Bangkok, January 24, 2014) – Burma’s national government should immediately and impartially investigate reports of sectarian killings in western Burma, Human Rights Watch said today. … Continue reading

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