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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (10 April 2009)

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NCGUB’s East Timor trip and plans on transition

Mizzima.com – 

By dialogue we mean tripartite dialogue among the junta, pro-democracy forces led by Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and genuine ethnic representatives. …

Chin rebels willing to continue peace talks

Mizzima.com – 

… which is the fifth step of the junta’s seven-step roadmap to democracy. In March 2007, the CNF and the Burmese junta held the first round of peace talks …

KNU braces for peace talks

Mizzima.com – 

Burma’s generals, who have promised the international community for the past 14 years that they are following a “roadmap to democracy”, are hoping elections …

Crimes Against Humanity in Eastern Burma?

International Peace Research Institute, Oslo – 

… the democracy movement led by Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and the country’s ethnic nationalities as the path to national reconciliation in Burma. …

Thailand stands ready to assist in Burma’s reconciliation

Mizzima.com – 

… want to see a more inclusive process of reconciliation and would like to see political prisoners freed, including Aung San Suu Kyi,” Nyo Ohn Myint added.

Suu Kyi’s Lawyer Tries Third Appeal

The Irrawaddy News Magazine

By THE IRRAWADDY Another letter requesting a meeting with pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been sent to Burmese Premier Gen Thein Sein by her …

Caring for the War Dead

Jakarta Globe – 

The men were transported to Japan, or to build the Burma-Siam railroad in the jungles of Thailand and what is now Myanmar. The women were left here, …

Handle Rohingyas Issue Carefully – Group

Bernama – 

“There were suggestions from some Asean countries, including Malaysia and Thailand, to send Rohingyas back to Burma (Myanmar). “This would only make our …

Learning from Poland’s Example

The Irrawaddy News Magazine

Aleksander Kwasniewski, who succeeded Walesa as president in the 1995 election and served until 2005, wished Burma a peaceful transition to democracy. …

US and Australia Agree to Work on Burma Issue

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

The statement noted Indonesia’s significant progress in strengthening its democracy, reforming its military, countering terrorist groups, …

New Year Oracle Holds Bad Omens

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

Burmese opposition leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi was born on a Tuesday. This year’s Thingyansar also predicts the end of feudalism in …

Thingyan, a Time of Tradition and Reckless Excess

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

Burma’s Thingyan celebrations are even more over-the-top than the Thai equivalent, Songkhran, which attracts revelers from around the world for a wild …

The Junta Woos the KNU

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

Htay Aung, a Burmese researcher with the exile-based Network for Democracy and Development, said that Thein Sein was clever to ask Kasit to mediate in the …

Five Burmese Labor Activists Arrested

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

Burma has more than 2100 political prisoners, including pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. In two years, the number of political prisoners has doubled. …

Biggest catastrophe losses in 2008

Examiner.com – 

… earthquake’s fatalities were exceeded only by tropical cyclone Nargis, whose 200 kilometer-per-hour winds resulted in 138373 deaths in Myanmar (Burma). …

Critical Report on Nargis Relief Criticized by NGOs

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎‎

By WAI MOE Twenty-one international nongovernmental organizations involved in relief and recovery work in Cyclone Nargis in Burma slammed a joint report by …

Shan State ‘Extremely Unstable’: Researchers

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

… ceasefire groups remain mistrustful of the Burmese junta, which has been pushing them to disarm and join an election slated for some time next year. …

Weekly Business Roundup (April 10, 2009)

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

South Korea’s Daewoo International says it has obtained permission from Burma’s state-owned Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise (MOGE) to extend its exploration …

Birmingham schools send cash to orphans fleeing Burmese regime

BirminghamMail.net – 

Thousands of youngsters, many of them orphans, live in basic camps inside the Thai border after fleeing the brutal military junta that rules Burma. …

Japan needs to push Myanmar on rights

Macau Daily Times – 

China, which often spars with Japan for influence, is Myanmar’s main political and commercial partner. “Though the horrible reputation of the Burmese …

Observer says Karen defection “insignificant”

Mizzima.com – ‎5 hours ago‎

On Thursday, Burma’s state-run media, The New Light of Myanmar, carried a front-page story of Captain Saw Nay Soe Mya being welcomed by local residents in …

Junta targets bio-energy for rural electricity supply

Mizzima.com – 

by May Kyaw Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – Burma’s military government is making plans to supply electricity to several cyclone devastated areas in the Irrawaddy …

Report: junta’s drug eradication efforts fail

Shan Herald Agency for News – 

… as junta personnel themselves are relying on drug money to run their official business. Undercurrents: Monitoring Development on Burma’s Mekong says, …

Net censorship, propaganda on the rise

GlobalPost – 

The Paris-based international group counted four Asian countries among this dirty dozen: China, Vietnam, North Korea and Burma. Five Islamic nations shared …

The sanctions carousel

Mizzima.com – 

Benedict Rogers is a writer and human rights activist with Christian Solidarity Worldwide. He has made almost thirty visits to Burma and its borderlands, …

Myanmar’s Karen rebels seek peace: state media

Daily Times – 

YANGON: Myanmar’s state media said on Thursday about 160 ethnic Karen rebels had abandoned their decades-long independence battle to seek a peace deal with …

Mr Andrew Heyn has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the

Times Online – 

Union of Myanmar (Burma) in succession to Mr Mark Canning, CMG, who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. …

Group Says Lawmakers’ Rights Violated in at Least 16 Countries

Voice of America – 

… the IPU Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the IPU conference, Carstairs named Eritrea, Burma, …

Solidarity Center Condemns Arrests of Burmese Union Members

AFL-CIO – 

The AFL-CIO’s Solidarity Center and the global union movement are condemning the April 1 arrests of five members of the Federation of Trade Unions of Burma …

Australia-United States Ministerial Consultations 2009 Joint …

US Department of State – 

Both countries reaffirmed their commitment to a free and democratic Burma that respects the rights of all its citizens. They agreed to work together in …

Chinese team seeks return of POW remains

Shanghai Daily – 

Soldiers from New Fourth Army and Chinese expeditionary army fighting in Burma, now also known as Myanmar, were also among the prisoners of war on the …

Willat-Saviskas Exhibit, “Alms-Offerings,” at Canyon Gallery

Topanga Messenger – 

By Ken Fermoyle Inspired by her trip to Burma, known today as Myanmar, Felice Willat chose the name for the April exhibit of her photographs, …

Corporate Efforts to Help Eradicate Human Trafficking and Child …

SocialFunds.com – 

While management of human rights in their supply chains has become more of a corporate social responsibility (CSR) mandate for companies, the reputational …

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 …


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