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By Michael P. Orsi
Edward Snowden should declare his patriotism in court
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Maja Kocijancic
The European Union on Monday suspended its sanctions against Myanmar for a year following a wave of widely praised political reforms in the country, but the EU will retain an embargo on arms sales, officials said.
After initially remaining silent, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton bowed to international pressure this week and voiced support for Saudi Arabian women seeking to lift the kingdom's Islam-based ban on women driving.
European Union leaders on Thursday adopted a new set of sanctions against Iran in a further effort to stall its disputed nuclear program.
The measure was adopted by the bloc's foreign ministers at a meeting in Luxembourg, said spokeswoman Maja Kocijancic.
Spokeswoman Maja Kocijancic said it appeared that he had not been granted access to a lawyer or the right of appeal "in accordance with international standards."