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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (23 February 2009)

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Burmese junta frees more than 6000 prisoners but only 23 jailed on …
AsiaNews.it, Italy –
According to official figures there are still more than 2100 political prisoners in Myanmar, including NLD leader Aung San Suu Kyi who has been under house …

Quintana’s trip results in amnesty for prisoners in Burma …
Mizzima.com, India –
The author of an article titled, “Positive results of trips to Myanmar”, run in the New Light of Myanmar, on Monday said, Burma’s military government had …

Myanmar: Burma to host International Theravada Buddhist …
Ashin Mettacara, Sri Lanka –
The first conference of its kind was also held in Myanmar’s Bagan Popa resort, in which representatives of Theravada Buddhist universities and colleges from …

Freedom with strings attached
Mizzima.com, India –
by Myo Gyi The Burmese military regime announced that they would release 6313 prisoners and began releasing them since Saturday, February 21. …

Tawphayalay literary prize giving ceremony venue changed
Mizzima.com, India –
by Nem Davies New Delhi (Mizzima) – The prize giving ceremony of the ‘Tawphayalay Aung Zay Memorial’ literary prize was cancelled as the Burmese junta …

Clinton’s candor raises questions
Santa Rosa Press Democrat, CA –
She questioned the efficacy of sanctions against the repressive junta in Burma, spoke openly about a possible succession crisis in North Korea and admitted …

ASEAN leaders urged to address Burma’s rights issues in upcoming …
Mizzima.com, India –
Meanwhile, U Win Tin, former political prisoner and also executive committee member of Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) …

Morning Skim: Bailout Equality; Links for Econ Geeks; an Oscar Invite
New York Times, United States –
… acknowledgments that the neither sanctions by the United States nor efforts by neighboring countries have had much effect on the junta ruling Burma. …

Amnesty granted to at least 23 political prisoners
Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway –
His wife said Pe Sein, a member of Moe Nyin National League for Democracy organising wing, Tint Swe from Pu-tao and Naung Naung, Aung San Suu Kyi’s …

Commentary: Prisoner releases are old news
Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway –
… of the Burmese military government is its obsession with numbers and names. If you read the state-controlled newspapers and watch Myanmar television, …

UDP Leader Involved in Drugs, Money Laundering, Says Ex-agent
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
… Burma at the time. Asiaweek magazine reported in January 1998 that Myanmar Kyone Yeom was accused of acting as a “money-washing machine” for the UWSA. …

Time for NLD to Step Up to the Plate
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
… envoy to Burma, Ibrahim Gambari, on his recent visit and meeting with detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi and leaders of the military junta. …

Burmese Media Gather in Chiang Mai
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
By WAI MOE Burmese journalists have gathered in Chiang Mai, Thailand, to discuss issues at the Burma Media Conference’s 6th anniversary. …

Jane Birkin: a soirée of breezy Gallic charm
Telegraph.co.uk, United Kingdom –

The surprise high point of the night is a protest song calling for the release of Burmese political prisoner Aung San Suu Kyi. …

Scenes of Poverty Banned from Burmese Films
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
The regulations have been published by the Myanmar (Burma) Picture Association, but details are still unknown. Sources said Burma’s film censorship board …

Malaysia to put Burma under spotlight
The Age, Australia –
“We would like to direct some of the questions to Myanmar (Burma), specifically which country is identified with Rohingya for the moment,” Dr Rais said. …

UN says Asia needs to cooperate to help refugees
Radio Australia, Australia –
Indonesia recently took the unusual step of publicly criticising Thailand and Burma over their treatment of the Rohingyas. Malaysia has also moved on the …

Burmese blogger’s prison term reduced to 12 years
Southeast Asian Press Alliance, Thailand –
A SEAPA partner, it aims to promote awareness about the situation in Burma and promote democracy and freedom of expression in the country.

Chinese warriors lie in an Indian memorial park
China Internet Information Center|, China –
Buried in the park are casualties of the Chinese expeditionary army sent to Burma (now known as Myanmar) to aid the British against Japan’s invasion during …

Banking on liberation, bankrupting democracy
Thought Leader, South Africa –
ATCA cases like that of Khulumani represent lifelines for the peoples of various countries from Nigeria, Liberia and Cote d’Ivoire to Burma, …

Generals in their labyrinth create surreal reality
Guelph Mercury, Canada –
… mansions and thwarted international efforts to help after Cyclone Nargis devastated the Irrawaddy Delta last year and ravaged the lives of millions. …

Hillary Rodham Clinton demonstrates blunt diplomatic style
Dallas Morning News, TX –
Before her meetings in Beijing, Clinton said she would raise human rights issues with Chinese officials. “But we pretty much know what they’re going to say …

Nigeria: The Military in Perspective
AllAfrica.com, Washington –
… just ended World War II who were being hailed and besieged everywhere for stories about battle-ground tales particularly in famous Burma now Myanmar. …

From political prisoner in Burma, to Misericordia dean
Wilkes Barre Times-Leader, PA –
By Andrew M. Seder aseder@timesleader.com Tun Kyaw Nyein was well on his way to being a doctor when political activism got in the way. …

Secretary’s Remarks: Women’s Empowerment Is Key To Progress
Middle East North Africa Financial Network, Jordan –
In Burma, the valor of Aung San Suu Kyi, who won the Nobel Peace Prize for her courageous struggle for freedom of expression and conscience. …

NLD chair released in prisoner amnesty
Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway –
He was arrested on 19 February 2008 after authorities tried to seize a memory stick from him containing information about the Burmese government’s forced …

Analysis: Clinton’s frankness in Asia raises questions
Houston Chronicle, United States –
She questioned the efficacy of sanctions against the repressive junta in Burma, spoke openly about a possible succession crisis in North Korea and admitted …

Eight monks among prisoners released
Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway –
Despite the latest prisoner releases, monks and activists continue to be detained and sentenced. Despite the latest prisoner releases, monks and activists …

Kyi ,Tin Oo detention extended for one year
PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung), Austria –
2009-02-23 04:11:00 – Burma government on Friday extended the house arrest of the deputy leader of Aung San Suu Kyi’s pro-democracy party, despite recent …

Myanmar’s junta release prisoners in amnesty
PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung), Austria –
Burmese military junta released 12 political prisoners from among over 6000 prisoners languishing in jails around Burma, away from their families meant to …

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An estimated 2,000 prisoners of conscience are still being held


Burma-Assistance for farmers.
Farming UK, UK –
Deadly tropical cyclone Nargis hit five divisions and states -Ayeyawaddy, Yangon, Bago, Mon and Kayin on May 2 and 3 last year,of which Ayeyawaddy and …

Monday, March 2
PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung), Austria –
Augusto Pinochet should not be extradited to Spain to stand trial on charges alleging human rights abuses. Pinochet returns to Chile the next day. …

Human Rights Watch calls on Israel to allow human rights groups …
International Middle East Media Center, Palestinian Territories –
“Israel puts itself in the same league as Burma, North Korea, and Syria in keeping out independent human rights monitors,” said Jessica Montell, …

Dancing with a Bear
Khaleej Times, United Arab Emirates –
The India to the east is sinking towards Bangladesh and Burma; India to the west is rising, and becoming the stuff of popular aspiration and fantasy. …

RP envoy unfazed by Beijing noise on Spratlys
Business Mirror, Philippines –
… Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, Brunei, Singapore, Cambodia, Laos, Burma/Myanmar—with the People’s Republic of China. E. Torres.

Burma: “Kenji Nagai Award” or an Encouragement towards journalists …
Asian Tribune, Thailand –
… and talks with Aung San Suu Kyi, the junta envisaged to soften the pressure by allowing the United Nations special rapporteur for human rights, …

Thai PM Disputes Rohingya Coverage
Jakarta Globe, Indonesia –
Visiting Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva insisted that the international media submit any evidence they had to Thailand’s independent human rights …

Burma nears high noon and still the UN falters
เดอะ เนชั่น, Thailand –
No one is certain how many of the 2000-plus political prisoners would be released but it is clear that opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and her deputy Tin …

Asean chief calls for patience in human rights development
Nation Multimedia, Thailand –
Surin said Burma’s membership of Asean enabled the international community and the UN to help Burma with cyclone Nargis. The junta-sponsored constitution …

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