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Burma: Updated top news (5 June 2008)

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New trafficking law for Thailand

Thailand is set to introduce a new law in response to criticism it is still too lax in combating human trafficking.

Myanmar arrests activist as U.S. aid ships leave

The USS Essex is seen from a helicopter about 80 nautical miles south of Myanmar's Irrawaddy Delta May 16, 2008. (Vivek Prakash/Reuters)

YANGON (Reuters) – Myanmar has detained a top activist comedian involved in a private aid effort for cyclone victims, a relative said, as U.S. warships sailed away on Thursday after the military junta refused to accept their aid offer.

Video: Navy Ships to Leave Myanmar, Unable to Help AssociatedPress

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Top Myanmar comedian, social activist detained

In this May 18, 2006 file photo Myanmar comedian Maung Thura, better known by his stage name of Zarganar,  talks on his mobile phone at his home in Yangon, Myanmar. Myanmar's most popular comic, known for his jibes against the military regime and recently for helping cyclone victims, has been taken from his home by police, family members said Thursday June 5, 2008.  (AP Photo, FILE)

AP Photo: In this May 18, 2006 file photo Myanmar comedian Maung Thura, better known by his…

YANGON, Myanmar – Myanmar’s most popular comedian, known for his jibes against the military regime and recently for helping cyclone victims, has been taken from his home by police, family members said Thursday.

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US Navy vessels leave Myanmar coast

AP Photo: A young local boy catches crabs on Chaungtha beach in the Irrawaddy Delta region, Tuesday,...

ANGON, Myanmar – U.S. Navy ships laden with relief supplies steamed away from Myanmar’s coast Thursday, their helicopters barred by the ruling junta though millions of cyclone survivors need food, shelter or medical care, a Navy spokesman said.

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

June 5, 2008 at 6:20 am

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