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World focus on Burma (14 March 2009)

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Thailand: Joint Press Statement on the occasion of the Visit to the UK by Thai PM

ISRIA (subscription) – 

underlined their shared interest in seeing political progress in Myanmar/Burma, and agreed to work together to achieve this common goal. …

Obama and the largest Muslim country in the world

Ennahar – ‎‎

… an organization of which Indonesia is part, and the ways to make advance democracy and respect for human rights in Burma, said the White House. …

SHRF MONRHLY REPORT – FEBRUARY 2009

Shan Herald Agency for News – 

Confiscation of villagers’ lands by the Burmese junta’s troops in Shan State has been going on unabated, at least up to the end of 2008. …


Shan Herald Agency for News – 

(DVB) QBE Insurance has cancelled insurance provided to Burma, according to Burma Campaign UK. (Insurance Times UK) U Than Swe appointed junta…

Mongla bounces back

Shan Herald Agency for News – 

Local people, full of superstitions, believe it was because of the Dwi Nagara (Two Cities) pagoda constructed by Burma’s ruling military junta. …

V for Vendetta-we need more V’s.

Examiner.com

Nations like China, Burma and especially North Korea. I as a person lucky to be born into a liberal democracy cannot let my liberty go to waste like flower …

US: Readout of the President’s telephone call to President …

ISRIA (subscription) – 

… different kind of relationship with Islamic communities around the world. They also discussed how to make progress on democracy and human rights in Burma.

Big Idea: The Autonomy Rule

Washington Post

Or, as the authors put it, recognize that “liberal democracy must compete respectfully in the marketplace of ideas with other types of regimes. …

Obama, Indonesian President Discuss Burma

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

By LALIT K JHA / WASHINGTON US President Barack Obama discussed the issue of restoration of democracy and protection of human rights in Burma… when he made a

Obama Talks to Indonesia, Saudi Leaders on Economy

Asharq Alawsat

“They also discussed how to make progress on democracy and human rights in Burma.” Obama spent part of his childhood in Jakarta and attended school there. …

Demonstration for Release of Political Prisoner’s Marks Burma’s …

Narinjara News

… from different organizations joined the demonstration and chanted the slogans of “Free Aung San Suu Kyi” and “Free All Political Prisoners in Burma”. …

Kenney’s Sister Building School In Her Name In Myanmar

WCPO – 

The family is asking for donations to be made. Click on the link above and make sure to specify Project 132, Construction Supplies, Burma.

Nagas: Hidden Hill People of India On View at the Rubin Museum of Art

Art Daily

1955) grew up hearing stories of Naga tribes from his father, who fled persecution by the invading Japanese forces in his native BurmaMyanmar) … (present-day

Curing Cambodia’s children with music

Financial Times

“After Cyclone Nargis, I went to Burma and got a visa even though the NGOs did not. The hospitals are very poor, they have no equipment and a lot of dengue …

Film preview: Human Rights Watch International Film Festival, London

guardian.co.uk – 

It hardly needs to be said that the ongoing global violation of human rights…

makes this festival one of the most vital. Focusing on cultural tolerance,

Enemies of the Internet

San Francisco Bay Guardian

… and N. Korea among its 12 top perpetrators, along with Burma, China, Cuba, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Vietnam. …

Call for Nominations: Knight International Journalism Awards

Media For Freedom

… and editor from Belarus, a human rights reporter from Uganda, a blogger monitoring police abuse in Egypt and an investigative reporter in Burma. …

Bangkok Post : PM: Recovery will take longer

Bangkok Post – 

Mr Abhisit responded to the criticism Thailand has faced over claims that its security forces abused migrants from Burma’s Rohingya minority, …

Obama talks to Indonesia, Saudi leaders on economy

Reuters

“They also discussed how to make progress on democracy and human rights in Burma.” Obama spent part of his childhood in Jakarta and attended school there. …

Obama telephones leaders of Indonesia, Philippines

The Associated Press

They also talked about how to make progress on democracy and human rights in Burma. Obama and King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, another G-20 country and …

For the first time in decades, the Tigers may be tamed

Daily Star – Lebanon – 

Sri Lanka’s Buddhist traditions and historic links with Burma, Thailand, Cambodia and Laos makes it easy for it to be a future member of ASEAN, …

Protest for freedom

Gulf Times – 

Activists bring out the campaign call “Free Burma’s Political Prisoners Now!” and demand the release of all of Burma’s political prisoners for the occasion …

SIDE ORDERS Finding Orwell’s Source of Hope

Washington Post – 

Blair attended college at Eton but by 1922 was back East, in Burma, as an officer with the Imperial Police. Then the writer in him — and the political …

If you decide to go to Myanmar, do so with care and concern

The National

Studded with Buddhist temples as well as luxury hotels and private guesthouses, Myanmar (also known as Burma) is a surprisingly easy country to negotiate as …

Third World Impact: Raising Awareness on Global Issues

UAlbany Campus News – 

Adomfeh, who volunteers with the USCRI in Albany, tutoring and mentoring two brothers from Myanmar (Burma), said his group seeks to increase the number of …

EU, ASEAN and the UN should call for concerted efforts to foster a …

Asian Tribune – 

Two other important players, China and Russia, should revisit their Myanmar policy. And should sympathize with the poor Burmese people, who have been facing …

Report Names Top 10 Enemies of Internet Freedom

eWeek

Twelve of the countries called out by Reporters Without Borders — Burma, China, Cuba, Egypt, Iran, North Korea, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, …

Reporters Without Borders Names “Internet Enemies”

WebProNews – 

Meanwhile, it’s placed the ruling parties of Burma, China, Cuba, Egypt, Iran, North Korea, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, …

New England Newspaper Association Honors 10 for Outstanding Reporting

Editor & Publisher – 

The Republican-American, of Waterbury, Conn., for “Refugees add life to Brass City,” a year-long series on the integration of Burmese refugees to Waterbury. …

Norway fund drops Dongfeng holdings over Myanmar ties

Pensions & Investments – ‎‎

Ltd. because of the company’s business ties with the Myanmar military, according to a news release issued by the nation’s Ministry of Finance. …

Burmese Prime Minister Slated to Visit Indonesia

Jakarta Globe – 

Burma’s Prime Minister Gen. Thein Sein is scheduled to visit Indonesia on March 16 and 17, Teuku Faizasyah, a spokesman from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs …

UN To Expand in Burma

自由亚洲电视

The Rohingya are denied citizenship under the laws of mainly Buddhist Myanmar and rights groups say they face official repression and poverty. …

Michelle Obama vows to fight for military families

Telegraph.co.uk – 

Laura Bush, her immediate predecessor, became involved with literacy programmes and, latterly, the suffering of the Burmese.

Quick route to Thailand

Livemint – 

Chib’s grandmother grew up in Rangoon, and that was his first connection with Asian countries such as Myanmar (then Burma), Thailand, Vietnam and Korea, …

Norway hit for Dongfeng over Burma arms sale

The Standard – 

Norway’s state pension fund, one of the world’s biggest investors, has pulled out of Dongfeng Motor over its sale of military equipment to the Burmese junta

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

March 14, 2009 at 12:04 am

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