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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (9 March 2009)

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I was thrown in Thai jail for three weeks and beaten because of …

Daily Mail – 

‘In jail the only people treated worse than me were the Burmese, who were made to do all the cleaning,’ Mr Burrowes said.

Women taking the lead to save our planet

Ukiah Daily Journal – 

The Greater Ukiah Localization Project and Bruce Gardiner is now working on the border of Burma and Thailand to install off the grid energy systems for the …

Chin respond to HRW report

Mizzima.com – ‎‎

by Salai Pi Pi New Delhi (Mizzima) – A section of Chin community living in Mizoram state of India has criticized the Human Rights Watch for its recent …

UNHCR Chief in Burma on Rohingya Issue

Mizzima.com

“This visit will be an opportunity to explore how problems of displacement in Northern Rakhine State and the South East of Myanmar can be addressed and to …

China will not follow rules in pollution debate

Spero News – 

Bao Tong, a leading Chinese pro-democracy advocate sent an open letter to the National People’s Congress as it met. Bao says government oversight is needed …

Beijing’s ‘Two Oceans Policy’ Looms Large

The Irrawaddy News Magazine

“Geopolitically, the significance of the route though Myanmar [Burma] is its direct access to the sea,” said Voon Phin Keong, an East Asian expert. …

World affairs correspondent, BBC News website

BBC News

Nigeria was suspended after executing an activist in 1995, but also returned, in 1999. Membership has always been valuable for the very smallest countries, …

China Will Never Follow the US on Climate Change Policy

The Cutting Edge – 

… ignored or actively defied by the PRC–the Sudan genocide, Iranian and North Korean nuclear programs, Burmese human rights repression, and so forth. …

UNHCR Discusses Rohingya Issue with Burmese Regime

The Irrawaddy News Magazine

… in Burma’s Arakan State and subject to harsh official restrictions. They are forbidden from leaving Arakan State and suffer other human rights abuses. …

Exports Manage Tepid Growth Following Steep Drop: EIU

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

The report attributes the slight easing of inflation to reduced food costs following a dramatic spike after Cyclone Nargis struck last May. …

Living the Thai life

Owen Sound Sun Times – 

In this northern Thailand city, Chiang Mai, there is a feeling that there are no traffic rules as hundreds of motorcycles, cars, trucks, touk touks (three …

Nearly half a million displaced inside Burma

Democratic Voice of Burma

Mar 9, 2009 (DVB)–The past year has seen a continuation in forced displacement of people in Burma as a result of conflict and human rights…

abuses,

Family of Aung San’s assassin threaten biographer with legal action

Democratic Voice of Burma – 

Mar 9, 2009 (DVB)–A Burmese writer who wrote a book on Galon U Saw, mastermind of General Aung San’s assassination, has been threatened with legal action by …

Nearly half a million displaced inside Burma

Democratic Voice of Burma

Mar 9, 2009 (DVB)–The past year has seen a continuation in forced displacement of people in Burma as a result of conflict and human rights…

abuses,

[ANN]UN refugee chief in Burma for Rohingya and aid talks

Korea Herald (subscription)

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Antonio Guterres is in Burma for talks with the ruling junta on humanitarian aid – with the Rohingya …

Continuity and Change

Korea Times – 

She also acknowledged that imposing sanctions on Burma (aka Myanmar) “has not influenced the junta,” suggesting that some (unspecified) change in policy …

Marchers call for release of women political prisoners

Democratic Voice of Burma – 

“We call for the release of all women political prisoners in Burma, including Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Ma Nilar Thein, Mee Mee and Su Su Nway. …

FM to discuss Rohingya issue with Myanmar

ReliefWeb (press release)

The minister said he was scheduled to visit Myanmar on March 23rd to hold talks with the Burmese government about the Thai-Myanmar relations in terms of …

Eight people arrested after signature campaign

Democratic Voice of Burma

“I collected signatures for the release of all political prisoners, including Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and the monks,” Khin Zaw said. “They bear grudges against …

Activist arrested for supplying news

Democratic Voice of Burma – 

Mar 9, 2009 (DVB)–Human rights activist Thein Thein Yin was arrested on 11 February by authorities for allegedly supplying news to foreign news agencies, …

Plane hijacker to be charged in absentia

Democratic Voice of Burma – 

The move was intended to focus world attention on the pro-democracy movement  in Burma and the plight of the people of Burma. San Naing and his associate, …

Husband and wife arrested for rape and torture

Democratic Voice of Burma – 

Mar 9, 2009 (DVB)–Rangoon’s Myanmar Women Affairs’ Federation is suing a man and his wife for allegedly raping and torturing their housemaid, …

Clinton trip shows different side

Boston Globe

In Asia, Clinton generated headlines with frank remarks, such as when she questioned the efficacy of sanctions against the repressive junta in Burma, …

US State Department report: Canada ‘generally respected human …

Hill Times (subscription)

Nor are current countries criticized, eg, Russia and China going to expand press freedom or kiss and make up with Tibetans seeking autonomy. …

Missionary tells of human trafficking horror

The Times of Trenton – NJ.com – 

New Life workers advocate for full human rights and legal Thai citizenship for all residents, and have led educational campaigns about trafficking, …

Human rights activists and their selective condemnations

On Line opinion – 

In its second year, the Council finally criticised one other country when it “deplored” the situation in Burma, but only after it censored out initial …

Lonely Myanmar Elephant Camp Receives Few Tourists

RedOrbit

In effort to deny military leaders revenue from tourism, she encouraged foreigners to stay away from Myanmar, previously known as Burma. …

‘Burma VJ’ finds home

Variety – 

By DAVE MCNARY Oscilloscope Laboratories has acquired US rights to “Burma VJ,” Anders Ostergaard’s documentary about the 2007 uprising in Myanmar, …

Time to deliver

The Daily Star

They have been subjected to extreme inhuman conditions by the military junta of Burma. They have also been terribly ill treated by the Thai navy. …


Written by Lwin Aung Soe

March 9, 2009 at 2:40 am

Posted in World Focus on Burma

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