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MAY 20, 2013 - The Guardian

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Thein Sein becomes first Burmese president to visit US since 1966

Former general's trip sparks human rights protests as President Obama uses controversial name Myanmar for countryFormer general Thein Sein became the first Burmese president to visit the White House in almost 50 years on Monday – a visit human rights groups protested was premature, citing alleged ethnic cleansing and civil rights abuses.Barack Obama, talking to the press alongside Thein Sein, acknowledged the human rights abuses but also praised him for the progress he had made towards democracy in the last two years.In a symbolic moment, Obama became the first US president to talk about ... Read More

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