Survivors in Myanmar are still struggling to come to terms with the devastating horror of Cyclone Nargis. As conditions grow worse in the hard-hit Irrawaddy Delta region, pressure is mounting on the Junta to open its borders to international aid workers.
Bernard Kouchner, the French foreign minister, has called for the UN to invoke its responsibility to protect doctrine that entails assisting civilians and delivering aid, even without permission from the Myanmar government.
The top UN humanitarian official has resisted the idea.
Will the Myanmar military regime bow to international pressure? And what price will the victims be made to pay in the meantime? Inside Story
, with presenter Jane Dutton, investigates.Watch part one of this episode of Inside Story on YouTube
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This episode of Inside Story aired on Thursday, May 8, 2008 at 17:30 GMT
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