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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (20 April 2009)

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UWSA goals remain elusive after 20 years

Mizzima.com – 

by Solomon New Delhi (Mizzima) – One of Burma’s major ethnic ceasefire groups – United Wa State Army (UWSA) – has acknowledged it has failed over the past …

Where are human rights in Zuma’s plan?

guardian.co.uk – 

During that time it sided with Burma and Sudan against western countries enraged at egregious human rights abuses. A similarly blind eye was turned to …

Southeast Asia Struggles With Democracy

Voice of America – ‎‎

Case says the violent turn of events in Thailand, last week, may foil the spread of democratization in the region, in places like military-ruled Burma and …

Making Friends with Tyrants

The Irrawaddy News Magazine

The trouble is that Burma still holds over 2100 political prisoners, including Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi, and there are no signs that the …

Burmese monk castigates neighbors, UN: Shame on them!

Aktuálně.cz – 

If you were to count the number of Thai people who are actively involved in the fight for the restoration of democracy in Burma, you will find they are only …

Burmese Man Murdered

Pattaya People – ‎‎

They went along to a cement mill next to the Pattaya Floating Market on Sukhumvit Road to find the body of 40 year old Mr. Chai from MyanmarBurma) who had … (

Burmese Soccer League an Election Ploy?

The Irrawaddy News Magazine

… to next year’s election. “But I am not sure if people will be interested in this government ploy,” he said. “I think Burmese football supporters would …

NLD Still Represents Moral Strength for the Powerless

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

Party leaders such as Aung San Suu Kyi and Tin Oo have been detained and imprisoned. NLD offices across the country have been closed down, their members …

Burmese Army, DKBA Mount Four-Day Attack on KNU

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎‎

An article in The New Light of Myanmar, a junta mouthpiece, on Sunday highlighted the recent defection of Nay Soe Mya, son of the late KNU leader Gen Saw Bo …

Your Letters Remember Cuba too, Mr Obama

ChronicleLive – 

… talks with Cuba as they are not a true democracy. So what is his view on the “democratic” countries like China, Russia and Burma? Are they democratic? …

Student delegation attends moving Geneva conference prior to Durban II

Jerusalem Post – ‎‎

Most impressive and moving were the things said by Darfurians, the Rwandan Genocide’s survivors and former prisoners of conscience from Cuba, Egypt, Burma, …

Wa commander’s trucks destroyed, men injured in fire in Panghsang

Shan Herald Agency for News – 

Many of its ceasefire alliances along the China-Burma border including Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army (MNDAA), the National Democratic Alliance …

Burma: Philippines Request Release of Aung San Suu Kyi

UNPO – 

Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo has called on Burma’s military government to release opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi from house arrest. …

College Grads Job Hunting With Volunteer Spirit

Hartford Courant – 

While at Trinity, he started a tutoring program for Burmese refugees as part of an independent study class. Ellis-Ferrara said that a Peace Corps experience …

Global Fund faces 4-billion-dollar budget shortfall next year

Earthtimes (press release) – 

A Global Fund team was sent to Myanmar, also called Burma, last month to help authorities reapply for funding. Myanmar has one of the highest HIV/AIDS rates …

Money seized from hotel room occupied by BJD candidate

Indopia – 

Though the room was booked in the name of one Bikas Swain, editor of a local Oriya newspaper, BJD candidate Sanjay Das Burma, came out of the attached …

Chew on this, people

Channel News Asia – 

In Burma (Myanmar), I was smuggled over the border from Thailand into rebel-held territory with the help of Karen rebel soldiers. I stayed in Chernobyl and …

All Mimika Air Passengers Killed

Tempo Interaktif – 

However, the Burmese pilot was not aware that after 09.00 Central Indonesian Time, clouds usually rise, obstructing the plane’s view. Nay Linn, said Jusman, …

Smuggling season opens with arrest

Great Lakes Advocate – 

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

What Burma Needs From the White House

Washington Post – 

My sister Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, the heroic and beloved leader of the Burmese democracy movement, remains under house arrest and cannot speak to …

The FP Quiz and Epiphanies: Amartya Sen

Foreign Policy

My earliest memories, between the ages of 3 and 6, are all of Mandalay in Burma, where my father was a visiting professor in the 1930s. …

The Next Big Thing: H 2 O

Foreign Policy – 

In a sense, the great water grab is only prudent: Some 70 percent of all freshwater withdrawn for human use goes into agriculture, but underground aquifers …

Laughing At The Devil: Burma’s Moustache Brothers

Scoop.co.nz – ‎‎

The villain: Burma’s military junta – known in Burmese as the Tatmadaw. Such a name deserves a high throne in the lexicon of despotisms and tyrannical …

China pays lip service to Burmese junta: observer

Mizzima.com – 

“China sincerely hopes for Myanmar [Burma]’s political stability, economic development and national reconciliation,” Wen was quoted as saying to Thein Sein. …



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