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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (21 April 2009)

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Attack on NLD Leader Raises Questions

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

… NLD members or political activists linked to the opposition have been reported, including an attack against Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi. …

Junta Trying to Erase Non-Burman Identities, Say Ethnic Groups

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

By WAI MOE Burma’s military junta is carrying out a policy of “Burmanization” in areas under its control, using land confiscation and intermarriage, …

Op-Ed Contributor Running Rings Around the EU

New York Times – 

Though the EU’s leverage on China’s human rights situation is limited, EU leaders must not deny one another support in order to curry favor with Beijing. …

PHOTOESSAY: Thai-Burma border refugee children

Reuters AlertNet – 

For nearly twenty five years, thousands have fled from armed fighting in Burma/Myanmar crossing the border into Thailand. As the refugees are not allowed to …

A Timid Advocate of Freedom

National Review Online – 

He was heard in China, in Tibet, in Sudan, in Burma, and, yes, in Cuba. The words spoken by the leader of the free world can expand the frontiers of freedom …

Junta’s dual policy causing people to face food, water shortages …

Shan Herald Agency for News – ‎‎

In Burma, there were 215 infantry battalions (IB) and 340 light infantry battalions (LIB) in September 2006, according to Network for Democracy and

Myanmar activists get 253524 signatures to free political prisoners

Earthtimes (press release) – 

… all political prisoners in Myanmar, also called Burma, as the essential first step towards national reconciliation and democratization in the country. …

Childhood statelessness

Kurdish Aspect – 

The UN should pay special attention to issues relevant to stateless children and take steps to utilise all mechanisms of UN human rights bodies.

Castro Remains Virulently Anti-American

Human Events – 

HE: How have the Castro brothers outlasted just about every totalitarian regime in the world except for North Korea, China and Burma? …

Communism, Davis are dangerous

UM Maneater

The MU student body would never allow someone who was a vocal supporter of Saddam Hussein’s Iraq, apartheid South Africa or the Burmese military junta to …

Climate change will overload humanitarian system, warns Oxfam – 

Damage done to Burma’s largest city, Yangon, after tropical cyclone Nargis tore through swaths of the country. Oxfam is calling for a fundamental review of …

The M&G election guide: ANC

Mail & Guardian Online – 

Our turn as chair of the United Nations Security Council was used to block discussions of Zimbabwean and Burmese human rights issues. …

Journalist arrests not rare, advocates say

CNN – 

The group’s annual census, carried out on December 1, counted cases in: Afghanistan (1); Armenia (1); Azerbaijan (5); Bangladesh (1); Burma (14); …

A labour of LOVE

บางกอกโพส – 

After the return of religious freedom in 1982, Ban La Muen villagers decided to restore the temple. In 1987, the restoration work was finished, …

My experience in the pre-”Durban II” conference in Geneva – 

I was invited to be a panelist for The Geneva Summit for Human Rights, and was specifically interested in hearing the outstanding stories from Burma, …

First Person First Aid

International Rescue Committee (press release)

Like other minorities, the Karenni have suffered severe repression under the military regime that controls Burma, renamed Myanmar in 1989 by the ruling …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

April 21, 2009 at 10:53 am

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