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No Glimmer in Burma

Before we rejoice at any "loosening" in Burma, as the editorial "A Glimmer in Burma," May 6, suggests, let's remind ourselves that the military junta doing the "loosening" is illegal and not what Burma's 43 million people chose in the 1990 elections.

International pressure on Burma must continue until all the thousands of political prisoners are free, and power is in the hands of the duly elected. Mimi Forsyth, Santa Fe, N.M.

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