Save Burma

ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (9 February 2009)

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Myanmar needs $700 mln in cyclone aid – UN
Reuters –
“I believe there will be continued support by the international community to the people of Myanmar,” he said. Cyclone Nargis left 140000 people dead or …

Brad and Ange ‘to adopt Burma Baby’
This is London, UK –

They were heartbroken after visiting refugees from Myanmar — formerly known as Burma — during a trip to Thailand. Missed out: Brad and Angelina at the …

Commission welcomes launch of Post-cyclone Nargis recovery and …
ReliefWeb (press release), Switzerland –
The plan was commissioned by the Tripartite Core Group (Government of Myanmar (Burma), the UN and ASEAN) which coordinated the immediate humanitarian needs …

Myanmar needs $700 mln in cyclone aid: UN
Hindustan Times, India –
Foreign donors have also been reluctant to provide aid in the past to the former Burma, under military rule since 1962 and isolated internationally over its …

Commission welcomes launch of Post-cyclone Nargis recovery and …
ReliefWeb (press release), Switzerland –
The European Union is a major donor in Myanmar (Burma), beyond the cyclone-affected region. Across the country, the Commission is funding programmes in …

Deaths of asylum-seekers exaggerated: aid group
The Age, Australia –
But the Arakan Project has since interviewed four of the genuine boat people who landed in Indonesia last week after fleeing alleged repression in Burma. …

BANGKOK (AFP) — Survivors of Myanmar’s devastating Cyclone Nargis nine months ago still need international aid to rebuild their lives, the United Nations …

Myanmar pro-democracy party urges regional refugee solution
ReliefWeb (press release), Switzerland –
YANGON, Feb 9, 2009 (AFP) – Myanmar’s pro-democracy party led by Aung San Suu Kyi said Monday that the plight of Muslim boat people from the military-ruled …

Myanmar needs 691 million dollars for post-cyclone recovery plan
Monsters and Critics.com –
Bangkok – Myanmar will need nearly 700 million dollars in international aid over the next three years for ongoing relief efforts in the Irrawaddy Delta, …

Cyclone’s Recovery Plan Cost’s US$691 Million
Bernama, Malaysia –
By D. Arul Rajoo BANGKOK, Feb 9 (Bernama) — Recovery efforts, following the devastating impact of Cyclone Nargis which struck Myanmar’s Delta region last …

Burma’s Man-Made Suffering
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
He managed to meet with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and senior members of the NLD, who declared that the release of the over 2100 political prisoners in Burma must …

Monk and activists mistreated in detention
Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway –
Feb 9, 2009 (DVB)–Buddhist monk U Kelatha from Mandalay, who is currently incarcerated in Irrawaddy division’s Henzada prison, was beaten up by a fellow …

Burma, Myanmar, Thailand, UNHCR: US, ‘must stop it and shut up’
Ashin Mettacara, Sri Lanka –
We are trying to restore democracy and human rights in Burma. But this Rohingy problem is a hindrance to the politicians and activists , it has been taken …

Burma agrees to attend meeting to solve problem of Rohingya boat …
เดอะ เนชั่น, Thailand –
The Burmese foreign minister has agreed in principle to attend a six-partite meeting to solve the problem of Rohingya boat people, the Thai ambassador to …

Thailand: `Red Siam’ manifesto
Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal, Australia –
We must respect Burmese, Laotians, Cambodians and the Muslim Malay people in the south. Women must have the right to choose safe abortions. …

Refuge through learning
Citizens Voice, PA –
Although a medical doctor in his home country, Nyein pursued additional education in the United States to escape persecution in Burma, now known as Myanmar. …

Volunteers helping families adapt to an American way of life
Daily Press, VA –
The women and children are Myanmar (formerly Burma) refugees who have spent most of their lives in refugee camps in Thailand, across the border from their …

88 Generation members transferred to remote prisons
Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway –
Feb 9, 2009 (DVB)–The 13 remaining 88 Generation Students group members who were being held in Insein prison in Rangoon have been transferred to remote …

Burma’s policy debate: polarisation and paralysis
Mizzima.com, India –
The junta has imprisoned more than 2000 dissidents, and Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has spent over 13 years under house arrest. …

Two Burmese journalists exonerated of charges
Southeast Asian Press Alliance, Thailand –
The Burmese editor and a reporter of Rangoon-based “News Watch” weekly journal were acquitted of charges filed against them, ending their three months’ …

No trace of prison that once housed Bose in Myanmar
Press Trust of India, India –
The British, who completed their conquest of Myanmar, then known as Burma in 1885, had lodged Bose in a prison in the Palace complex in the heart of …

Sacred World Foundation – Art and Technology Rooted in Tradition
Artfacts.Net, UK –
We are interested in the world’s goddess traditions, and are currently looking at musical instruments from Burma to Indonesia. We are also looking at the …


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