Posts tagged "junta"

Women’s Underwear Causes Fear Among Myanmar Junta

Apparently, there's a superstition about female undergarments in Myanmar. The military junta fears any contact with underwear -- thongs, bikinis, boy shorts, everything -- will unsettle military rulers and cause their downfall. Panties for Peace campaign is urging Canadian women to pick a pair of undies from their drawer, glue a picture or write a…

By: Catherine Strawn / May 28, 2008