Save Burma

ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (14 April 2009)

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Prior censorship and expulsion of foreign journalists deal “mortal …

Reporters without borders (press release) – 

“The military government is heading dangerously towards a Burmese-style system in which the media are permanently subject to prior censorship and other …

Embracing a trio of Anti-American thugs won’t advance US foreign …

Canada Free Press – ‎‎

Freedom House calls it “repressive” and ranks it with Burma, North Korea and Sudan for its disdain of human rights. Since 1959, the Castro brothers have …

IFJ Demands Fiji Regime Reverse Media Clampdown

Media Newsline – ‎‎

“Press freedom in Fiji is in tatters. The repressive actions taken against Fiji’s media at the weekend give the lie to promises by the military government …

Matt reflects on cyclone help

Worthing Today

Cyclone Nargis struck Burma on May 2, 2008 and took around 140000 lives. Matt flew out with DFID’s emergency response team as a humanitarian adviser on May …

Thai Unrest Has Regional Impact

Radio Free Asia – ‎‎

For Burma, Laos, and Vietnam, and to some extent Cambodia, “Thailand’s instability is an example of how free-wheeling democracy can descend into political …

Smuggling season opens with arrest

Brisbane Times – 

… also known as Myanmar, has been reluctant to accept the Rohingyas as citizens. Brigadier-General Phone Swe, Burma’s deputy minister of immigration and …

‘Broker’ of boat people arrested

The Age – 

The summit, known as the Bali Process, will host ministerial-level talks today and tackle the vexed issue of the Rohingya ethnic minority fleeing Burma by …

Indonesia’s Yudhoyono Gets Boost from Elections

World Politics Review – 

However, Jakarta’s opposition to important aspects of US and Western foreign policy, including US-led sanctions against Burma and European efforts to indict …

Evergreen Global Ready to Enter Europe

Tyrepress Asia – ‎‎

… branch offices in numerous global locations: Today the company’s network of offices includes sites in Myanmar (Burma), Vietnam, Dubai, India and Brazil. …

UK body cites lawyer for press freedom work

Inquirer.net – 

Last year’s Bindmans Law and Campaigning Awardee was U Gambira, the leader of the All-Burma Monks Alliance, which organized and spearheaded the nationwide …

LB Sona happy with his campaigning results

KanglaOnline – 

In this connection, he went on to say that GK Pillai, secretary (commerce and industries) had written to the Burmese government twice. …

ASEAN single pharma market comes a step closer

Pharma Times – 

The pharmaceutical industries in each of the 10 ASEAN member countries – Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, …

Fujimori: A Peruvian legal precedent

Santa Rosa Press Democrat – 

So Fujimori’s conviction marks a new stage in a worldwide movement to hold political leaders accountable for human rights violations. …

NASA approach to tracking deadliest cyclones before they strike

Thaindian.com – 

When Nargis hit Myanmar May 2, the storm and its surge killed more than 135000 people, displaced tens of thousands, and destroyed about $12 billion in …

Thailand in Troubled Waters

New America Media – 

Once the envy of its neighbors – Vietnam, Laos, Burma, Cambodia and Malaysia, which suffered under colonial rules – Thailand alone in Southeast Asia …

Can There Be Peace In Our Time?

Family Security MattersDr. Laina Farhat-Holzman

Today, as Bangladesh goes under rising waters, people are moving into under-populated Burma, which will eventually ripen into warfare. Nationalism. …

Burmese military regime arrests trade union members

Infoshop News – 

We call on all human rights and labour rights organizations around the world to take up the cause of these five brave members of the FTUB, …

People smuggling a sophisticated business: Stephen Smith

NEWS.com.au

The Bali Process was set up in 2002 to help combat people smuggling and similar transnational crime, but the plight of Rohingya asylum seekers fleeing Burma …

Festival tests the limits in edgy Burma

Dispatch Online – 

Burma, like its neighbours Thailand and Laos, ushers in the Buddhist New Year with the water fights – held annually during the hottest month of the year. …

NASA Develops New Technique to Forecast Cyclones

CXOToday.com – 

Following the catastrophic Cyclone Nargis last year, a team of NASA researchers re-examined the storm using a new data integration and mathematical modeling …

Unleash the financial furies against North Korea

Los Angeles Times – 

It is a lever on which the Obama administration will rely heavily when dealing with Iran, Burma (renamed Myanmar by the ruling junta) and other rogue …

International co-operation vital to combat people smuggling

The West Australian – 

Human rights groups say the Muslim Rohingya are stateless and face religious and ethnic persecution from Burma’s military regime, forcing thousands to take …

A long way from streets paved with gold

Albany Times Union – 

Most of the 224 in and around Albany came from Burma, now called Myanmar. At Emmaus Methodist Church in Albany, interns from local colleges assist refugees …

International co-operation vital to combat people smuggling

The West Australian – 

Human rights groups say the Muslim Rohingya are stateless and face religious and ethnic persecution from Burma’s military regime, forcing thousands to take …

Indonesia, Australia to Chair Conference on People Smuggling

Bloomberg

They leave Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, each year because of land confiscation, arbitrary taxation, forced eviction and denial of citizenship, …

Australia’s Bali delegation to discuss people smuggling

ABC Online

The Foreign Minister, Stephen Smith, says he also plans to discuss human rights issues in Burma with his counterparts. “I together with our Burmese…

and Thai

Thailand: Sangkhla Buri, land of 3 cultures

Mathaba.Net – 

A construction project to connect the railway in Burma to Thailand’s Three Pagodas Pass is being planned by Myanmar, while Thailand is mulling the …

Thailand: Red Shirt democratic movement faces armed might of the …

Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal

It puts the Thai government on the same level as the Burmese junta and its aims are the same too … to hang on to illegitimate power and protect the …

Burma: Fears for Safety of Five Union Delegates

Scoop.co.nz (press release)

… the junta is continuing to use forced labour, including in reconstruction projects following the devastating Cyclone Nargis in May 1998.

Collection of vulnerable communities’ data recommended

The News International

Action Aid study referring to a newspaper report said that the Burmese population in Karachi is primarily concentrated in the localities of Landhi, Korangi,

Thailand’s credit rating under threat

LIVENEWS.com.au

It could very well be a defining time for Thailand and Asean, although the way Asean leaders bend over backwards not to offend the military rulers of Burma …

NASA Test May Help Forecast Deadly Cyclones

Jet Propulsion Laboratory – 

… captured this image of Cyclone Nargis as it churned over the Bay of Bengal between India and Burma (Myanmar) at 10:40 am local time on May 2, 2008. …

Gordon Campbell on WINZ and food banks, Fiji

Scoop.co.nz – 

Any short term satisfaction from decrying the human rights situation in Fiji has to be weighed against the longer term damage of enabling China to increase …

RE: The Dark side of Dubai

Harare Tribune – 

I could have written an article stating that Britain, the human rights champion, not wanting to get its hands dirty, had resorted to secretly outsourcing

COMMENTARY: The Cassandra Syndrome

HNN Huntingtonnews.net – 

It is hard to argue when he calls this epidemic “the cancer at the core of our democracy.” It’s not that hard to understand why we’re experiencing an …

Burma: US Sanctions

US Department of State – ‎‎

For example, the Tom Lantos Block Burmese JADE (Junta’s Anti-Democratic Efforts) Act of 2008, the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003, and Section 570 …

Asia-Pacific countries to discuss Rohingya issue in Bali

ReliefWeb (press release) – 

Thousands of Rohingya fled Myanmar for Malaysia and Thailand in January, allegedly escaping persecution from the military junta. Those captured by the Thai …

Meeting to discuss people smuggling

The West Australian – 

People smuggling and the plight of Burma’s ethnic minority Rohingya migrants will be discussed this week at a major conference to be co-chaired by Australia …

Sharansky, Wiesel to help counter ‘Durban II’ conference

Ynetnews – 

WASHINGTON – Prominent members of the Jewish community and survivors of racially-motivated torture from Africa, Cuba and Burma have joined the unprecedented …


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