Saturday, November 17, 2007

Laura Bush Urges Boycott of Burma Gems

Source: Yahoo News

Laura Bush, the wife of the US president, urged jewellers in the US and other parts of the world to boycott gems that come from Burma.

"Every Burmese stone, bought, cut polished and sold sustains an illegitimate, repressive regime," Laura Bush said in a statement timed to coincide with the opening of a gem show in Rangoon, Burma's largest city.

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