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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (23 March 2009)

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Is Burma Stumbling Towards Another Disaster?

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – By YENI Nearly a year after Cyclone Nargis caused catastrophic destruction in Burma’s Irrawaddy delta, the road to recovery remains as bumpy as ever, …

Myanmar asks Thai help with ethnic rebels

AsiaOne – The impoverished nation formerly known as Burma is home to at least 135 different ethnic groups, but over the years most rebel groups fighting central rule …

Thailand to help with Burma’s national reconciliation

Nation Multimedia – Thailand is willing to help convince rebelling ethnic minorities to join Burma’s juntasponsored sevenstep roadmap toward national reconciliation, …

Country by Country trade in USA

KongoTimes – Burma (Myanmar)’s total trade with the United States in 2008 was $10.76 million, a 23.49% change over 2007. Total US exports were $10.76 million while …

US Still Working on New Burma Policy

The Irrawaddy News Magazine -Aung San Suu Kyi still remains under house arrest. Added to that is the physical devastation of the country due to Cyclone Nargis.” Warlick said Burma would …

Revered Politician, Writer Dies

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – … is serving long-term imprisonment in Myintkyinar Prison for his involvement in humanitarian assistance to the survivors of Cyclone Nargis in 2008.

Days of Anti-US Book Numbered?

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – The previous book, “The History of Myanmar-American Relationships,” written by “An Observer,” was published in 2007. It reviews US-Burma relationships

Thailand Requests Burmese Help in Screening Rohingyas

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – By LAWI WENG Thai Foreign Minister Kasit Piromya asked the Burmese government on Sunday to help Thailand screen Rohingya migrants who have entered his

Thailand asked to talk to Burma’s rebellious minorities

เดอะ เนชั่น – By Supalak Ganjanakhundee Burma urged Thailand to help convince rebellious ethnic minorities to join seven-step roadmap toward national reconciliation, …

Beyond the G20 meeting in London

libcom.org – The number of countries –Iraq, Venezuela, Burma, Algeria, Morocco, Rumania, Argentina, United States (Los Angeles)- where this type of explosion occurred …

Looking for the Silver Lining in Burma’s Upcoming Elections

TIME – Many members of the political opposition — including Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, who still languishes under house arrest — have been …

Mitsubishi, Historical Revisionism and Japanese Corporate …

Japan Focus – [8] Mitsubishi also supplied 225 miles worth of wooden crossties for the infamous Burma-Siam Railway. Regarding a large Allied POW camp near the Unit 731 …

Elections peaceful, challenging party claims intimidation

Kathimerini – … exile and in prison in Greece. He died in 2005 at the age of 91. Danish filmmaker Anders Hasbro Ostergaard’s “Burma VJ: Reporting from a Closed Country” …

Civil groups urge ASEAN to include protection mandate

Jakarta Post – Myanmar continues to arrest thousands of political activists, including opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, despite its commitment to enforcing human rights …

Japan’s World War II POW Policy: Indifference and Irresponsibility

Japan Focus – Insensitivity to human rights, and the tendency to dissolve personal responsibility in the bureaucratic collective, persists. Utsumi Aiko is professor of …

Kim Jong-il Rated World’s 3rd Worst Dictator (Fourth was Burmese junta leader Than Shwe )

조선일보(영문판) – … areas in May last year, when 140000 people were killed or went missing and more than 2 million people were displaced in the aftermath of Cyclone Nargis. …

Struggle history is betrayed by barring Dalai Lama

The Times – During its tenure on the UN Security Council South Africa voted against moves to condemn the Burmese military junta and Robert Mugabe’s regime. …

Nobel outrage at South Africa’s decision to ban the Dalai Lama

Times Online – South Africa vetoed proposals for tougher sanctions against Zimbabwe and Burma when it occupied a non-permanent seat on the Security Council last year. …

Kasit asks Burma for cooperation on Rohingya

Bangkok Post – RANGOON : Thailand has called on the Burmese government to send its embassy staff to help screen those who could be identified as Bengali people in Thailand …

FREEDOM ON THE GLOBAL INTERNET STILL A PIPE DREAM

Daily Mirror – Burma: Its Internet users rank among the “most threatened,” according to Reporters Without Borders. A 1996 law outlaws the import or use of a modem without …

Before Oil: Japan and the Question of Israel/Palestine, 1917-1956

Japan Focus – Although, it had managed to gain recognition from several Asian states such as India, Burma, Ceylon and the People’s Republic of China by that time, …

11th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival

ΕΡΤ – The Amnesty International Award for the best film in the Human Rights section went toBurma VJ. The Hellenic Red Cross Audience Award for a Greek film over …

“Japanese” War Criminals Seek Redress

Japan Focus – When Lee Hyok Rae was growing up, he never learned about human rights or the Geneva Conventions on the treatment of prisoners. Instead, he was raised in the

South Africa blocks visit by Dalai Lama

Telegraph.co.uk – During its tenure on the UN Security Council South Africa voted against moves to condemn the Burmese military junta, and the former president Thabo Mbeki’s …

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