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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (16 March 2009)

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Ailing NLD party worker arrested

Mizzima.com – 

Kyi Lwin (53) who had retired as the Township NLD organizing committee member, after suffering a stroke a year and-a-half ago, was arrested on Sunday. …

RSF examines “Internet enemies” of the world in new report

Menassat – 

The four Arab states, along with Burma, China, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Vietnam, are the top countries that allegedly practice …

Campaigners unhappy over Japan’s support to junta

Mizzima.com – 

Yuki Akimoto, a Japanese activist with the Burma Information Network (Japan) told Mizzima on Monday that she was aware of the training given to the Burmese …

Anthrax kills cattle in Kachin State, Myanmar

Merinews – 

Myanmar where natural calamities and epidemics get the least priority, there has been some alacrity in tackling the dreaded Anthrax in Burma’s northern …

BURMA: Free Political Prisoners Campaign Picks Up

Inter Press Service

… of the largest international signature campaign launched by 150 BurmeseBurma, or Myanmar. … groups to secure the release of all political prisoners in

In Her Father’s Footsteps

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi once said that if the country is to reconcile, all political prisoners must be freed. If they are released, that’s the first step. …

Four NLD Members Arrested

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎‎

… aims to get 888888 signatures, to demand for the release of all political prisoners, before May 24, 2009 when Aung San Suu Kyi’s house arrest will end. …

Burmese Delegation Arrives in Jakarta

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

By WAI MOE Burmese Prime Minister Gen Thein Sein arrived in Jakarta on Monday on an official visit, heading a delegation of five key ministers and nine …

Burma: Meaningful Dialogue Required

UNPO

EU, ASEAN and the UN should call for concerted efforts to foster a meaningful dialogue in Burma. The EU’s policy on Myanmar has not produced the results. …

Power Sharing Must Precede Lifting of Sanctions

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

By YENI Calls by Burma’s opposition National League for Democracy and its leader Aung San Suu Kyi for continued sanctions have met with increasing criticism …

Norway divests from company supplying military trucks to Burma

Democratic Voice of Burma – 

Mar 16, 2009 (DVB)–A state-owned Norwegian company has stopped sales of trucks to the Burmese government in protest over their conversion for military use, …

Environmentalists demand halt to US $ 35 billion Burma dams

Mizzima.com – 

“The survey by junta’s counterpart company is going on and it results in more forced labour and forced relocation in the area of construction sites,” he …

Police deployed to quell activity on Burma Human Rights Day

Democratic Voice of Burma – 

Mar 16, 2009 (DVB)–Security was tight in Burma’s former capital and economic hub Rangoon last Friday as overseas Burmese democracy activists marked the …

NLD pressured to cancel meetings to impede communication

Democratic Voice of Burma – 

The authorities have told the NLD branch that if members arrive, they will have to postpone the meeting or they will be reported to the authorities, …

Environmentalists demand halt to US $ 35 billion Salween dam

Mizzima.com – ‎‎

Similarly, Burmese activists and supporters held a protest rally in India’s New Delhi calling India to halt its planned Thamanthi dam construction on the …

Asian Legal Resource Centre releases new reports on police abuses …

Mindanao Examiner – ‎‎

To arrest without reasonable grounds is illegal and a violation of human rights. The use of arrest and detention for the purpose of making money can be …

Govt blasts US over human rights report

Phnom Penh Post

THE Ministry of Foreign Affairs has lashed out at the US State Department’s annual human rights report, denying its main charges and accusing Washington of …

Imprisoned monks’ leader send message of solidarity

Democratic Voice of Burma – 

Mar 16, 2009 (DVB)–The imprisoned All-Burma Monks Alliance leader, U Gambira, has passed on a message of support to fellow human rights and democracy …

Two million methamphetamine pills seized in Myanmar

SANA – ‎‎

Myanmar, also known as Burma, is the world’s second largest producer of heroin after Afghanistan, according to US and UN experts, although the Central Asian …

Former army official sent to US on diplomatic duty

Democratic Voice of Burma – 

Than Swe is also the right-hand man of regional commander General Myint Aung, who ordered the shooting of Aung San Suu Kyi during a public rally. …

What are Swat’s Activists up to?

The Daily Gazette – 

In addition last semester we participated in STANDFast to raise money for civilian protection in Darfur and Burma and with this campus’ help reached our …

Center Stage for the 21st Century: Rivalry in the Indian Ocean

RealClearPolitics

… Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal, near the top of which are two of the least stable countries in the world: Pakistan and Myanmar (also known as Burma). …

BLACK MAGIC POLITICS

บางกอกโพส – 

A warrior of Chinese descent, King Taksin saved Siam in wars with Burma after the fall of Ayutthaya in 1767. He founded a new capital at Thon Buri before

The New Non-Human Rights Approach

Huffington Post – 

… of the darkness of these last few years and re-enter the spirit of MLK Jr, Nelson Mandela, Biko, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Aung San Suu Kyi and beyond. …

Norway refuses to fund Myanmar supplier

Buenos Aires News – 

China’s Dongfeng Motor Group has been banned from Norway’s investment portfolio because it sells equipment to military-ruled Myanmar. …

China’s Tibet

The Island (subscription) – 

They had no freedom or human rights and they were taxed heavily. Even the dead were taxed. Punishment for non payment of taxes were severe. …

2012– A Shift Away from Reptilian Consciousness?

Ashin Mettacara – 

So how does the war in Afghanistan or the brutalization that occurs in Burma… relate to the world’s economy and eco-disasters? How are all of humanity’s

Is Thailand ready for its un human rights peer review?

เดอะ เนชั่น

Laos’ human rights record is up for a closer look in the middle of next year followed by Burma. Singapore and Thailand will be the last two Asean countries …



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