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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (9 April 2009)

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Suu Kyi’s lawyer to renew appeal for her release

Mizzima.com – 

by Mizzima News New Delhi (Mizzima) – Detained Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s lawyer said he will submit yet another appeal on Friday to …

38433 Indonesians Cast Votes In Penang

Bernama – 

Penang Consulate General Election Panitia chief, Karnadi Kasan said of the number, 37582 were postal voters, while the other 851 cast their ballots at the …

FENLAND: Family celebrate Kenneth’s 90th birthday, former POW who …

Cambs Times

The Burma Railway, also known as the Death Railway, was built with blood between Bangkok and Rangoon (now Myanmar), beaten out of forced labour to support …

A human rights body for ASF

Manila Bulletin – 

As part of this process of self-examination, I believe it is time the government of Myanmar carried out its own “Roadmap for Democracy”: Its avowed program …

Burma: Review of US Policy Forthcoming

UNPO – ‎‎

The Senate also wants to look at the country’s preparations for an election next year [2010] and what that election could mean for the future of the country …

Chin suffers from inadequate access to protection in India

Narinjara News – 

In a new report released today, the Chin Human Rights Organization finds that Chin people seeking protection as refugees face prolonged wait-periods in …

HRW urges Japan to speak out on Burma

Mizzima.com – 

The activist group also called upon Japan to act in unison with other nations in imposing sanctions on the Burmese government, including an arms embargo on …

Death in Binghamton

The Post-Standard – Syracuse.com – ‎‎

I see this in their desire to learn a new language and culture in a bi-weekly support group of Burmese women whose paths are full of challenges, …

Myanmar’s Karen Rebels Seek Peace – State Media

EasyBourse.com – 

The impoverished nation formerly known as Burma is home to at least 135 different ethnic groups. Tens of thousands of Karen civilians have fled fighting in …

Converse to host talk about Burma

Spartanburg Herald Journal (subscription)

Patrick Cook-Deegan of the US Campaign for Burma will give a presentation on Burma, now commonly known as Myanmar, and the conflict that engulfs it at 8 pm …

Army Special Operation Chief Visits Western Border

Narinjara News

Maungdaw: Lieutenant General Ko Ko, Chief of the Bureau of Special Operations 3 and a member of the ruling SPDC, arrived at the western Burmese border near …

Rumor of Attacks Among Muslims on Border

Narinjara News – 

Maungdaw: A rumor is spreading among the Muslim community on Burma’s western border that Buddhists will attack Muslims during the upcoming Arakanese new

Japan: Speak out for Human Rights

Emmegi Agenzia di Stampa – Reporter Freelance – 

(Tokyo) – The Japanese government, parliament, and bureaucracy should become much stronger proponents for human rights in Asia and worldwide, Human Rights …

Japan: Speak out for Human Rights

منظمة هيومان رايتس ووتش – حقوق الانسان – 

Human Rights Watch released a letter to Prime Minister Taro Aso, urging the Japanese government to press Burma’s military government to free political …

Letter to PM Taro Aso Urging Japan to Speak Out for Human Rights

منظمة هيومان رايتس ووتش – حقوق الانسان – 

… political prisoners, including Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi, and permit them free and unfettered participation in political activities. …

Integration means solving problems of tribals: Charenamei

KanglaOnline

… landmine and the erasing of some farmers by the Burmese Army some years back at the Parliament which had produced the desired result. …

In Shanland: Grandfather With One Leg

Foreign Policy Journal

… protection of the Shan State rebel army, Host, Antonio Graceffo interviews refugees, soldiers, civilians, all victims of the junta that rules Burma. …

Cleaver: It’s Time to Thaw Relationship With Cuba

fox4kc.com – 

“The best way for democracy to rule is not with guns or embargo, but with Americans demonstrating how much superior we are in this democracy,” said Cleaver. …

Indonesia: Release Election Critics, Investigate Violence

Emmegi Agenzia di Stampa – Reporter Freelance – 

(New York) – The Indonesian government should conduct impartial investigations into pre-election violence and free all peaceful critics arrested in the …

Looking for an adventure in undiscovered lands? Visit these once …

TheNewsTribune.com – ‎‎

Burma or Myanmar? Burma is the historical name of the nation and the one used by dissidents who oppose its military junta. Myanmar is the name given to …

The Embargo-Industrial Complex Finds a New Argument for Helping …

Huffington Post – 

“For Cuba to become a credit-worthy nation, it must first become a multi-party democracy that respects its citizens,” Maury concludes. …

Spin-a-war. Burma/Myanmar

RT – 

The Burmese or Myanmar armed forces (Tatmado in Burmese) made a huge impact on the national culture in the past twenty years, mainly due to thorough …

The Screening Room in April

CNN – 

We also take a look at Danish director, Anders Østergaard’s “Burma VJ,” a documentary about video journalists who put themselves at risk smuggling footage …

United States Funding Forced Abortions in China

The Epoch Times – 

Reggie Littlejohn serves as an expert on China’s One-Child Policy for Human Rights Without Frontiers, in Belgium, as well as the China Aid Association.

RSF demands release of two bloggers

Mizzima.com – 

Ko Zargana was whisked away from his home in early June last year while he was into Cyclone Nargis relief work. He was sentenced to 59 years in prison after …

Senate To Review Burma Policy

自由亞洲電臺 – 

The Senate also wants to look at the country’s preparations for an electionelection could mean for the future of the country next year and what that . …

Senators offer bill to undermine Cuban trade embargo

Examiner.com – 

In it, he stated: “This is the time to support pro-democracy activists in Cuba, not provide the Castro regime with a resource windfall. …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

April 9, 2009 at 1:56 am

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