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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (15 February 2009)

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Travel firms sell holidays to blacklisted Burmese resorts
guardian.co.uk, UK –
Over a dozen British tour operators are selling holiday packages to Burma in resorts owned by individuals with strong links to the repressive military junta …

Fears grow for Tamil civilians trapped in battle
The Age, Australia –
Mangala Samaraweera, the former Sri Lankan foreign minister, said last week that the Rajapaksa Government was modelling itself on the Burmese junta to …

Human rights in the Asia-Pacific
Razors Edge, Australia –
… refugees from Burma, Indonesia’s ongoing crackdown on the West Papuan independence movement, and the release of China’s first ever human rights report, …

Visas the tip of an iceberg
Mail & Guardian Online, South Africa –
… against human rights-related initiatives explicitly backed by Britain. The latter included proposals for stiffer UN action on oppression in Burma, …

FACTBOX-A look at North Korean leader Kim Jong-il
Reuters –
Intelligence experts say Kim ordered the 1983 bombing in the capital of Burma, now Myanmar, that killed 17 senior South Korean officials and the bombing of …

Myanmar woman to get Nagai award
The Japan Times, Japan –
… a female reporter from Myanmar who reported on an area of the country that was devastated by a cyclone last year, the Burma Media Association has said. …

UN human rights monitor arrives in Myanmar
Mangalorean.com, India –
Yangon, Feb 15 (DPA) The UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights, Tomas Ojea Quintana, arrived in Myanmar Saturday evening, a day after two activists were …

HE’S BACK Is Rambo returning to Afghanistan?
Hindustan Times ePaper, India –
Though that movie has yet to deliver on Sly’s claims that it would precipitate the over throw of the real-life Burmese military junta, the discovery that he …

The shame of Mae La refugee camp
Bangkok Post, Thailand –

“If there are problems like Cyclone Nargis, they will divert money for them. They don’t support only one place. However, with the number of refugees on the …

Suu Kyi aide detention extended
Hindu, India –
Regarded highly in the NLD circles, he was Chief of Staff of the Burma Army sometime before the party was formed to campaign for democracy. …

Tunku’s legacy of compassion
Malaysia Star, Malaysia –

The people came to know their prince better during the war years, when the first escapees of the notorious Burma death railway staggered back to Kedah, …


Written by Lwin Aung Soe

February 15, 2009 at 2:57 pm

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