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World focus on Burma (4 April 2009)

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UN: Children Biggest Victims of Landmines, Other Remnants of War

Voice of America – 

Activists said even states that have not joined the treaty do not use landmines because of the stigma attached. They say only two governments – Burma and …

Life Behind the Wall: Stuck in Reverse

TPMCafé – 

… Chinese gulags or helping Burmese drug lords or promoting female circumcision and macheteing arms off kids in Africa . Democracy is very fragile, …

Globe & Mail: Prof. D takes questions on cybercrime and the Net

Information Warfare Monitor – 

… Burma, Israel, and others. Many states and non-state actors are investing heavily in cyber warfare capabilities, including the United States and China. …

Myanmar junta bans hijinks, critics from festival

Jakarta Post – ‎‎

AP , Yangon | Sat, 04/04/2009 6:48 PM | World Myanmar called Saturday on revelers to dress appropriately during the upcoming New Year festival, …

Myanmar junta calls on people to dress modestly

GulfNews

AP Bangkok: Myanmar is calling on revellers to dress appropriately during the upcoming New Year’s celebrations, cut down on the horse play and avoid using …

Start at home

E Kantipur – 

And their color marks them out, unlike Pakistani or Burmese refugees who can pass as Nepali citizens. “We are not like them. They can work here, …

Son of late insurgency leader defects to Myanmar’s government

Monsters and Critics.com – ‎‎

Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, gained independence in 1949. It has a myriad of minority groups at odds with the central authority, which has historically …

Britain sceptical about rights situation in Uzbekistan

Times of Central Asia (subscription) – ‎‎

“Several human rights activists were released from prison in 2008. In June, Mutabar Tajibayeva was given conditional release, and on 20 November travelled …

Boat people cast adrift, admits PM

Bega District News – 

Their darker skin was evidence, he said, that they were not Burmese; it was not “fair and soft” like a “Myanmar gentleman”, he said. …

Fast facts: UNDP and mine action

ReliefWeb (press release) – 

New use of antipersonnel mines continues to decline, with only two state users – Russia and Myanmar (Burma) confirmed in 2007. …

Suu Kyi’s US backers plead to keep sanctions

AFP

President Barack Obama’s administration is reviewing strategy on Myanmar, also known as Burma, whose ruling junta has crushed dissent and kept Nobel …

World war hero dies at 85

Doncaster Today – 

During his time he fought in Burma and won a Military Cross in 1944 for his bravery in the Ngakydauk Pass, Myanmar, as he rescued his troops from enemy fire …

Hope of deliverance

The Statesman – 

… is one time of the year when pilgrims arrive from different Indian states, Malaysia, Singapore, Arabia, Sri Lanka, Burma, Pakistan and other countries. …

‘Resistance Day’ demonstration, 27/3/2009, UK: A few thoughts for …

Ashin Mettacara – 

… that Robert Blake, the US Ambassador to Sri Lanka, is visiting Burma and has upped diplomatic relations between the US and the Union of Myanmar. …

Looking at both sides–Andrew Geist

PSU Daily Vanguard – ‎‎

And it’s telling that several groups, such as Democracy Now! and Students for Justice in Palestine, have claimed this as a victory for resistance against …

Will Change Come to Burma?

Far Eastern Economic Review (subscription) – 

by Aung Din When I visited Thailand in February, my colleagues, exile Burmese activists there, asked me the following: How will the United States change its …

Dress code imposed for singers during water festival

Mizzima.com – 

by Nem Davies New Delhi (Mizzima) – A dress code for singers to perform in the ensuing Burmese traditional water festival called ‘Thingyan’, …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

April 4, 2009 at 8:42 am

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