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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (14 February 2009)

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Burma Urges Citizens to Report Bombers
Voice of America

The official New Light of Myanmar newspaper on Saturday blamed the bombings on anti-government organizations and armed terrorist groups. …

By VOA News Aung San Suu Kyi’s opposition party in Burma is reported to have urged the United Nations Saturday to take action against human rights abuses in …

Migrants endure brutal trips to leave Bangladesh
Fresno Bee, CA –
AP Photo – A Bangladeshi sits in his shoe shop at the Burmese Market, where smuggled goods from Myanmar are sold, in Teknaf, a popular launching point for …

UN human rights envoy visits Myanmar
Xinhua, China –
14 (Xinhua) — United Nations Human Rights Envoy Tomas Ojea Quintana arrived here Saturday evening on a six-day visit to Myanmar to assess the human rights …

UN rights expert arrives for Myanmar visit
AFP –
YANGON (AFP) — A United Nations independent expert on human rights arrived in Myanmar Saturday for a six-day visit, UN and Myanmar officials confirmed. …

UN human rights monitor arrives in Myanmar
SINDH TODAY, Pakistan
Yangon, Feb 14 (DPA) The UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights, Tomas Ojea Quintana, arrived in Myanmar Saturday evening, a day after two activists were …

UN rights expert arrive Burma, but oppositions hopes grim
Mizzima.com, India –
by Solomon New Delhi (Mizzima) – As the United Nations Human Rights envoy Tomas Ojea Quintana arrives Rangoon on Saturday for a second visit, Burma’s …

Caution rules in the new Zimbabwe
BBC News, UK –
The place reminds me of the Burmese capital, Rangoon. That same sense of decay and, frankly, fear. People are wary about catching your eye, or talking too …

Myanmar democracy plea to UN
Scotsman, United Kingdom –
THE opposition party of Aung San Suu Kyi, pictured, urged the United Nations to take action against human rights abuses in military-ruled Myanmar. …

Myanmar Generals Should be Tried for Cyclone Victims Genocide
Ashin Mettacara, Burma –
… introduction by Ashin Mettacara, Burmese Buddhist Monk living in Sri Lanka. Brinkley’s understanding of Myanmar is much deeper than most journalists. …

Myanmar jails opposition MPs ahead of UN envoy visit
Reuters UK, UK –
Last week UN envoy Ibrahim Gambari failed to make headway in efforts to bring the former Burma’s military junta and Suu Kyi’s NLD closer to talks on reform. …

Phoenix briefs
Arizona Republic, AZ –
Police said the boy and his parents were refugees from Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, who arrived in the Valley only a day ago. …

Suu Kyi’s party calls on UN to take action
International Herald Tribune, France –
AP YANGON, Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi’s opposition party urged the United Nations on Saturday to take action against human rights abuses in military-ruled …

Clinton makes offer to North Korea, appeals to China
Boston Globe, United States –
… South Korea, and China next week, Clinton also said North Koreans deserved political rights, urged Burma to free opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and, …


Clinton seeks to deepen ties with Asia
ABC Online, Australia –
… as we work to expand human rights and create a world that respects those rights – one where Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi can live freely in …

Giving away homes
OCRegister, CA –
… by floodwaters or blown away in the winds of Cyclone Nargis last spring. Zin’s family left Burma, the country that now has changed its name to Myanmar, …

Clinton Offers N.Korea Normal Ties, Peace Treaty, If It Disarms
조선일보(영문판), South Korea –

The secretary later told VOA in an interview that the United States would obviously raise what she termed North Korea’s terrible human rights record in any …

CHINA-US: Clinton Urged to Press Beijing on Human Rights
Inter Press Service, Italy –
… one where Nobel Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi can live freely in her own country [Burma], where the people of North Korea can freely choose their own …

Secretary Clinton At the Asia Society
US Department of State, DC –
… one where Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi can live freely in her own country, where the people of North Korea can freely choose their own …

Clinton reaches out to North Korea
Aljazeera.net, Qatar –
Clinton said she would be using her Asia trip to press improved human rights in China, Tibet, North Korea and Myanmar, formerly known as Burma. and create a …

UN human rights envoy visits Burma
Radio Australia News, Australia –
A United Nations independent expert on human rights will be in Burma from Saturday on a six-day visit to assess human rights conditions on the ground. …

AFP –
YANGON (AFP) — Myanmar’s military regime has extended for another year the house arrest of Tin Oo, vice-chairman of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s ..

Urging Justice for Detained Burmese in India
AssamNet, India –
The pro-democracy Indian civil society groups and the exile Burmese in India came one and all to raise voice for the detained 34 Burmese freedom fighters in …

Democracy, Human Rights, Refugees: Refugee Admissions Program for
NewsBlaze, CA –
While the US continues to resettle eligible Vietnamese and Lao refugees in small numbers, processing of refugees from Burma has increased dramatically in …

UN human rights envoy to visit Myanmar
Reuters –
Last week UN envoy Ibrahim Gambari failed to make headway in efforts to bring the former Burma’s military junta and Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy …

Police look for parents of boy found wandering in Phoenix
AZFamily, AZ –
… a bus stop at 27th and Glendale avenues. He’s said to be a native of Myanmar also known as Burma. Call the Phoenix Police Department with any information.

By VOA News Burma’s military junta is ignoring calls for political reform, extending the detention of a top pro-democracy leader. …

India’s ‘Rogue Agent’ dissected by human rights lawyer
Mizzima.com, India –
… who were seeking a base in India’s Andaman and Nicobar Islands to launch their fight for democracy against Burmese military rulers. …

Burmese consular says Rohingya do not belong to Burma
Mizzima.com, India –
Ye Myint Aung’s letter is in line with Burma’s military government’s announcement in its mouthpiece New Light of Myanmar newspaper, which denied the …

UN Rights expert Quintana to revisit Burma
Mizzima.com, India –
by Mizzima News New Delhi (Mizzima) – The United Nations’ Human Rights expert on Burma Tomas Ojea Quintana will begin a six-day visit to military-ruled …

UN human rights expert to visit Myanmar from 14-19 February
ReliefWeb (press release), Switzerland –
The UN Special Rapporteur for the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Tomás Ojea Quintana, will undertake his second mission to Myanmar from 14 to 19 …

Burma: Human rights expert to visit
آكي, Italy –

Burma, also known as Myanmar, is ruled by a military junta which suppresses almost all dissent and wields absolute power in the face of international …


Written by Lwin Aung Soe

February 14, 2009 at 4:53 am

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