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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (1 April 2009)

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BEYOND THE G20 LONDON SUMMIT

Bay Area Indymedia – 

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

I’m voting ACDP

Thought Leader – 

South Africa’s foreign policy raises, for me, disturbing questions as to whether the ruling party, in its heart of hearts, really believes in democracy. …

MYANMAR: Rohingya face rising food insecurity

IRINnews.org

However, according to rights activists, restrictions imposed by authorities on the Rohingya make their plight particularly dire. As the government insists …

ANALYSIS-Sudan’s Bashir vulnerable despite defiant front

Reuters

Surely not,” the vice president of Sudan’s opposition Umma party Fadlalla Burma Nasir told Reuters. The Umma party opposes the arrest warrant. …

A destination too far?

Computing – 

I was asked yesterday about my opinion on offshoring to Myanmar. I was a bit taken aback, not least because I still refer to the country as Burma. …

ANALYSIS-Sudan’s Bashir vulnerable despite defiant front

Reuters – 

Surely not,” the vice president of Sudan’s opposition Umma party Fadlalla Burma Nasir told Reuters. The Umma party opposes the arrest warrant. …

Indian armed forces withhold cooperation in trial of Burmese rebels

Mizzima.com

“He is busy with election duty as the election [India’s nationwide Lok Shaba election] will be going on in April and May. That’s why they scheduled the …

FM Radio Station in Sittwe for 2010 Election

Narinjara News – 

“It is intended to organize our people to support the 2010 election through radio, because most people in our state have not listed to Myanmar radio run by …

Pre-saffron revolution period experiences (Part 3)

Mizzima.com

… to free all political prisoners including Daw Aung San Suu Kyi unconditionally, to engage in dialogue as soon as possible for national reconciliation

Fly our flag and be proud

Calgary Herald – 

It cited a post 9/11 incident in 2001, when a Burmese student in Boston said he felt “excluded and intimidated”by the proliferation of American flags that …

[Nirj Deva]Taming Tamil Tiger fighters

Korea Herald (subscription) – 

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, …

Businessmen encouraged to participate in 2010 election

Mizzima.com – 

by Mizzima News Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – In a move to enable businessmen to participate in the upcoming 2010 election, the Union of Myanmar…

Federation of

April 01 in History

Viet Nam News – 

The Second Burmese War breaks out after the British ultimatum to the King of Burma (now Myanmar). The Hai Phong-Ha Noi-Yunnan (China) rail links become …

US to seek seat on Human Rights Council

Mizzima.com – 

… a conservative Washington-based think tank, The Heritage Foundation, highlighted the fact that well known human rights abusers Burma, China, Cuba, …

Rohingya, not Bengali (Burma)

Himal Southasian – 

The summit’s eventual reaction was doubly frustrating because the summiteers also mulled over the first-time drafting of an ASEAN Human Rights Body (AHRB). …

On this day

News24 – 

1852 – Second Burmese War breaks out after British ultimatum to King of Burma. It ends within the year with the British annexation of Rangoon. …

Indonesia: a steady democratic light in a dark Southeast Asian tunnel

Malaysia Today – 

Burma is now even more disgusting than usual as both India and China wiggle their hips at the bone-headed generals in charge while mewling for the keys to …

Praying the Names of God

Crosswalk.com – 

ASSIST News Service reports that after a year of the most severe anti-Christian violence seen in post-independence India, a Christian human rights group has …

Burma and Bangladesh look to boost trade

Mizzima.com – 

He also said a four-member technical team visited Burma, officially known as Myanmar, in February of this year to work out the modalities of banking …

A year after girl’s murder, wounds healing

Salt Lake Tribune – 

Inside the small community center, Hsa Plo, a Karen ethnic group pastor from Myanmar (formerly called Burma), gave a 45-minute sermon memorializing the girl …

Lost, arrogant ANC needs a swift kick from electorate

Business Day

Coupled with our reluctance to speak out on the human rights atrocities in Zimbabwe, Burma and Darfur, this amounts to a betrayal of our image as a champion …

Banking on Beijing

American Conservative Magazine – 

You scarcely need to be the UN High Commissioner of Human Rights to understand this is not the Peoria Chamber of Commerce. The China Investment Corporation, …

Hong Kong Burmese, minorities due for citizenship

Radio Australia

Law Yuk Kai, director of Hong Kong’s Human Rights Monitor says by so doing Britain failed to keep to its pre-departure promises. LAW: The British have not …

Standing firm on Burma

Boston Globe – ‎‎

In 1990, the League won parliamentary elections that were ignored by the junta, and its key leaders, including Aung San Suu Kyi, were jailed – or worse. …

Sangkhla Buri, land of 3 cultures – Thai, Mon and Karen

Thai News Agency MCOT

City, the fishery hub of Myanmar. A construction project to connect the railway in Burma to Thailand’s Three Pagodas Pass is being planned by Myanmar, …

Barack Obama overturns Bush policy as US seeks seat on UN Human …

guardian.co.uk – 

The Obama administration last night reversed another Bush administration policy by announcing it is to seek a seat on the United Nations Human Rights …

Muslims will be taking over

The Casper Star Tribune – 

It was worse next door in Bhuddhist Burma where they threw military oppression and totalitarianism on top of it. When I went down to Indonesia and got …

Burmese migrants live in desperate conditions

Nation Multimedia – 

That is part of what is called the rule of democracy. If the Thaksinistas don’t like it, then they should say clearly that they want a dictatorship. …

Fortress Japan wants to be seen as an ‘open’ country

France24 – 

This Burmese activist fled his country to avoid being jailed. He first came to Japan on a tourist visa and then applied for refugee status. …

Eight Nations Singled Out for Religious Freedom Violations

Beliefnet.com – ‎‎

The State Department responded by sending the commission Rice’s designations of Burma, China, Eritrea, Iran, North Korea, Saudi Arabia, Sudan and Uzbekistan …

Businessmen Urged To Run

Radio Free Asia – 

“I believe that we can implement this road map to form the Union of Republic of Myanmar [Burma] by uniting together with national businessmen,” he told an …

JA provides new guidance on Burmese gem ban

National Jeweler Network – 

New York–Jewelers of America (JA) has sent its members the latest changes to and updated guidance on the Tom Lantos Block Burmese JADE (Junta’s …

Burmese took from, gave to Guam

Pacific Daily News

Soon I found out they were nationals from Myanmar, Burma’s official name. But why so many? I read some news on Burma on the wire services. …

Indonesia sees G20 progress on emerging mkt fund

Reuters – 

Myanmar’s junta has ruled the former Burma since 1962, refusing to recognize a 1990 landslide victory of the opposition National League of Democracy and …

Myanmar Starts Fence Construction Along With Bangladesh Border

AHN – 

Dr. Hasan Mahmud did not make any comment to the press after the meeting as he told reporters Monday that if the fence was erected 100 metres inside Burma …

Never Again (Maybe)

Foreign Policy In Focus – 

[S]hould honest activists be calling for a ‘humanitarian intervention’ to halt Israeli crimes, and further, to target the individuals and institutions who …


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