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AAP(14/2/96): SEN. EVANS WAS REFUSE
Subject: AAP(14/2/96): SEN. EVANS WAS REFUSED ENTRY TO BURMA
CANBERRA, Feb 14 AAP - The main stories on the 0800 edition of
ABC Radio's AM program:
* Foreign Affairs Minister Gareth Evans was refused entry to
Burma in December in a ban
on foreign critics following US Ambassador to the United Nations
Madeleine Albright savaged the regime for not opening talks with
opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Mr Evans would have been the
first Western foreign minister to visit Burma and meet Suu Kyi
since the bloody crackdown in 1988.
* Australian film Babe has won seven Oscar nominations.
Interview with director Chris Noonan who is flabbergasted by the
accolades for his first feature film.