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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


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 – ‎‎

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


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 – 

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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