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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (23 April 2009)

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40 students Get on the Bus, storm NYC for human rights

Lamron – 

… for the release of Burmese political prisoners and protested against what Kaasik called “some of the worst human rights violations in the world today. …

Twenty Years on, the Wa-Burmese Cease-fire looks shakier

เดอะ เนชั่น

In May 2008, just days after Cyclone Nargis devastated the Irrawaddy Delta, killing 130000 people, the regime organised a controversial referendum to …

Researchers Respond to INGOs Criticism

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

The researchers’ statement came after a joint letter was sent on April 8 by a group of 21 INGOs based in Burma claiming that the post-cyclone report …

Obama Team Rejects Human Rights Expert Because He Lobbied for Human Rights

AllGov – 

Tom Malinowski, the Washington, DC, advocacy director for Human Rights Watch, has worked to end suffering in Darfur and Burma (Myanmar), and has spoken out …

Torture, Dissidents and Talking to Dictators

Spectator.co.uk

How is the (brave) Egyptian dissident supposed to feel then, knowing that the American government talks of openess and democracy in public while still …

Child Soldiers Still Common in Burma: UN Report

The Irrawaddy News Magazine

By LALIT K JHA WASHINGTON — The Burmese military regime’s army and nine other armed groups are still recruiting child soldiers, according to the latest …

Release of Political Prisoners Still Key Issue: UK Ambassador

The Irrawaddy News Magazine

… Burma as “one of the most repressive places in the world,” with more than 2100 political prisoners, including Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi. …

Election 09: No one talking about checking money lending

Newstrack India – 

The Chetirs of Tamil Nadu played the same role in Burma. The Japanese occupation of Burma came as boon for the peasantry there. They felt liberated from the …

Myanmar – Thailand: Bringing the law to Burmese refugee camps

ReliefWeb (press release) – 

MAE LA, 23 April 2009 (IRIN) – For decades or more remote BurmeseMyanmar border have been in a kind of legal limbo, refugee camps strung out along the Thai-

NLD Members Arrested after Praying for Suu Kyi’s Release

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

By ARKAR MOE Two members of Burma’s opposition National League for Democracy (NLD) were arrested on Tuesday after praying for the release of their detained …

St. Paul teen severely injured in hit-and-run identified as member …

Pioneer Press – 

The teen was born in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, Wilfred Tun Baw said. He and his family are members of the Karen ethnic group, a repressed minority …

Najib yet to display reform credentials

The Malaysian Insider

”You are in Burma here, but with a more sophisticated economy,” said Datuk Zaid Ibrahim, a former minister who quit government last year in protest at the …

Obama Among the Dictators

Wall Street Journal – 

Hugo Chávez is a tin-pot dictator who has debauched Venezuela’s democracy. Normally in such circumstances, an American president would show reserve. …

A proud moment in South Africa’s young democracy – and a bitter one

guardian.co.uk – ‎‎

This follows the state’s consistent alliances with Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe, Sudan’s Omar Hassan Al-Bashir and Burma’s military regime. …

Investigating Bush-Cheney Torture Policies “By the Book”

Huffington Post – ‎‎

While it is painful and politically divisive to look back at the failures and abuses of the past, it is a necessary ingredient not only for our democracy to

Councillors support Burma campaign

Eastbourne Today

‘By signing the petition we can all help to ensure that the world does not forget the democracy leader and Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, …

HIV on rise among self-injecting drug users: Study

Canada.com

… among these kind of users topped 40 percent in nine nations: Estonia, Ukraine, Myanmar (Burma), Indonesia, Thailand, Nepal, Argentina, Brazil and Kenya. …

Malay officials accused over human trafficking

Financial Times – ‎‎

… on Tuesday handed the Malaysian government a report on a year-long investigation into allegations that refugees who fled the Burmese junta for Malaysia …

Twin-Track Talks in Burma Raise Peace Hopes

Huffington Post

When we think of the face of the opposition to Burma’s ruthless ruling junta, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi usually comes to mind. …

Rights Monitoring Could Increase

自由亞洲電臺 – ‎‎

Citing scrutiny from UN human rights officials in Geneva, however, Nowak said, “That is why I hope that the situation of human rights in Burma will improve …

Human rights are this alum’s passion

Galion Inquirer – 

… along with interns and volunteers are trying to bring human rightsBurma, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, … awareness to countries such as Bangla-desh,

Knock-knock, anybody Home?

Examiner.com – 

The following poetry is for the people of Burma and Sister Aung San Suu Kyi. (First voice: Osiris speaks to his beloved Isis; second voice: Luke Skywalker …

USDA prepares list of possible election candidate

Mizzima.com – 

by Salai Pi Pi New Delhi (Mizzima) – The Burmese military junta-backed civilian organization, the Union Solidarity and Development Association (USDA) in …



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