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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (8 February 2009)

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Is India Moving Towards A Civil War?
Desicritics.org, India –
Hostile neighbours: India shares its borders with China, Pakistan (ignoring Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Burma for a second), both countries with disputed …

Last call for forests in Northern Burma
Mizzima.com, India –
A forest official said that the major reason of deforestation in northern Myanmar is expanding the agricultural projects. He concluded that the best way to …

Fight against drug menace with synergy
Mizzima.com, India –
… in junta’s administrative machinery. Now we are witnessing the drug menace reemerging which will take the lives of many people again in Burma. …

100% perfect Grammy Awards predictions
Los Angeles Times, CA –
A different U2 tune won — “Walk On,” which was about Burmese activist Aung San Suu Kyi, but it was widely adopted as an inspiring anthem about Sept. …

Angelina Jolie calls for aid for Myanmar refugees in Thailand
Reality TV World, MA –
US actress Angelina Jolie says Thailand should offer aid to thousands of refugees who have entered the Asian country after fleeing Myanmar. …

Ange’s Plea
AhlanLive.com, United Arab Emirates –
… return to Burma (Myanmar), we must find some way to help them work and become self reliant. “As with all people, they deserve to have their human rights …

NEWS: North Korea Again Named Top Persecutor of Christians
Opposing Views, CA –
In its 2008 report on North Korea, USCIRF suggested the United States seek to integrate and expand the knowledge of human rights issues in its negotiations …

Wanda’s Picks for Feb. 7
San Francisco Bay View, CA –
… the Internal Dynamics of the Crises in Chad, Myanmar (Burma), Sudan and Zimbabwe” will be given at the Bechtel Conference Center, Encina Hall, …

Myanmar rebels refuse to join 2010 polls
Monsters and Critics.com –
… executive director for the US Campaign for Burma. Myanmar’s military regime has fought more than a dozen ethnic minority-based insurgencies in its …

Indonesia may shelter Rohingya
Bangkok Post, Thailand –
Indonesia has reversed its position on Rohingya boat people fleeing persecution in Burma, saying they may qualify for refugee status, news reports from …

Group cracks jokes at Burmese junta’s expense
Contra Costa Times, CA –
Even I don’t know,” said Ko Ko Lay, a friend of the group who fled his country when it was still called Burma, not Myanmar. The San Francisco resident …

Plight of Myanmar’s unwanted people
Malaysia Star, Malaysia –
Although they had been living in Burma for hundreds of years, they were denied citizenship by the country’s military government when it took over in 1962. …

Angelina Jolie Spreads More Goodwill
SheWired, CA –
With no foreseeable chance that these refugees will soon be able to return to Burma (Myanmar), we must find some way to help them work and become self …

Burmese junta fuels influx
The Japan Times, Japan –

… the Japan Association for Refugees (JAR) attributes the rise — which included many applicants from Burma (which the military junta calls Myanmar) — to …

Anxiety haunts a Burmese family left in official limbo
The Japan Times, Japan –

He is active in the Arakan League for Democracy, regularly demonstrates outside the Burmese Embassy in Tokyo and is a high-profile opponent in Japan of the …

Japan charts a new course on refugees
The Japan Times, Japan –

The 100000 or so refugees from Burma who now live in camps in western Thailand fled from a brutal and incompetent military junta that has misruled their …


Written by Lwin Aung Soe

February 8, 2009 at 1:08 pm

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