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World focus on Burma (2 February 2009)

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Support Shirin Ebadi and other Human Rights Advocates in Iran and …
Huffington Post, NY –
Other examples are Aung San Suu Kyi (1991) versus Burma’s military junta; Nelson Mandela (1993) and Archbishop Desmond M. Tutu (1984) versus the apartheid …

UN Says Opium Poppy Cultivation on the Rise in Southeast Asia
Voice of America –
By Daniel Schearf The UN Office on Drugs and Crime says opium poppy cultivation is on the rise in Southeast Asia, most of it in Burma. …

In reply to Mr. Geoffrey
MorungExpress, India –
To simply drive home some points why these two persons are anti-Naga is that they consider Nagas living in Manipur, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Burma as …

knoxville zoo hatches critically endangered tortoises
Seymour Herald, TN –
The Burmese star tortoise (Geochelone platynota) is a native species of Myanmar (Burma). The number of tortoises in the wild is declining as a result of …

Thailand’s opium crops inch up amid UN warning
Bangkok Post, Thailand –
In Burma it rose from 27000 hectares to 28500 hectares over the same period. Overall cultivation increased 3.3% in the three countries. …

Icebox fisherman ask to stay in Australia
Visa Bureau, UK –
The two Burmese fishermen found floating in a giant icebox in Australian waters last month have asked to stay in Australia, rather than returning home, …

UN calls on Australia for regional aid
Ninemsn, Australia –
The warning came on Monday as the UNODC released its latest report on opium poppy cultivation in South East Asia covering Laos, Burma and Thailand. …

Monk dies in prison
Mizzima.com, India –
A Thailand-based documentation section of the Association for Assistance to Political Prisoners in Burma (AAPP-B) also confirmed his death saying the monk …

Bridging the Generation Gap
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –

… Sot on the Thai-Burmese border on February 14, 2008. “The military junta has been trying to destroy the Karen and its leaders,” said activist Zoya Phan. …

Taking a United Stand
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
Answer: We have to work together with Buddhist monks, students and opposition groups inside and outside Burma to boycott the junta’s election in 2010, …

Burma’s Drugs Trade Unaffected by Global Slowdown
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
The container, which was bound for Singapore, is reportedly owned by the Myanmar Timber Enterprise, a government-owned business that is also on the US …

New handbook for cyber-dissidents
Art Threat Magazine, Canada –
Or the recent murder of journalist Anastasia Baburova (along with human rights lawyer Stanislav Markelov) in Moscow. These writers take huge and sometimes …

Weekly Business Roundup (February 2, 2009)
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
By WILLAM BOOT Burma has reportedly loosened restrictions on cross-border trading with Bangladesh in a bid to double business between the two countries. …

The Real Meaning of Religious Persecution
American Spectator –
The Burmese military junta deploys brutal force against democracy activists and rebellious ethnic groups with equal avidity. Millions of people have been …

Truth about delaying 2010 elections
Mizzima.com, India –
… hinted about the junta’s continuation in power for 10 more years in the late 1990s, and it turned out to be true,” said a long-time Burma watcher. …

Arrest warrants issued for six defence lawyers
Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway –
Feb 2, 2009 (DVB)–Authorities have issued arrest warrants for six lawyers who have been involved in cases defending political activists, according to a …

GUEST COLUMN: Confidentiality and HIV/AIDS
The Nation Newspaper, Barbados –
… of Health tasked with caring for HIV/AIDS patients, for all intents and purposes, must treat it like they would a chronic disease like diabetes. …

HIV/AIDS patients sent home without treatment
Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway –
Two of the families who were staying at the monastery now have nowhere to go as their homes were destroyed by Cyclone Nargis. …

UN special envoy meets Myanmar government spoke authoritative team
Xinhua, China –
1 (Xinhua) — Visiting United Nations Special Envoy Ibrahim Gambari met with Myanmar government’s spoke authoritative team, led by Information Minister …

UN envoy in Myanmar meets Suu Kyi liaison
Daily Times, Pakistan –
YANGON: The UN’s top envoy to Myanmar on Sunday met the minister tasked with liaising with detained democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, an official said, …

India urged to take Burmese refugees
Radio Australia, Australia –
The ongoing rights abuse over several years has led to as many as 100000 Chin fleeing into India’s Mizoram state. Sara Colm is a senior researcher with …

UN envoy meets ministers, diplomats in Myanmar
International Herald Tribune, France –
Myanmar’s military, which has ruled the country since 1962, when it was known as Burma, tolerates no dissent and crushed pro-democracy protests led by …

The War on Sense
OpEdNews, PA –
During the Vietnam War the CIA cooperated in moving heroin from the Burma triangle and America’s city streets were soon awash in cheap heroin. …

China poses strategic challenges to India: BJP
Webnewswire.com, India –
By connecting the Karakoram Highway to Gwadar( Pakistan) and Yunan to Irrawady corridor ( Myanmar) China has increased its strategic strength and presence …


Written by Lwin Aung Soe

February 2, 2009 at 1:59 am

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