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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (25 April 2009)

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Al Gore’s Testimony to House E&C Committee

RealClearPolitics – 

Last year, Cyclone Nargis inflicted catastrophic death tolls in BurmaMyanmar) killing twenty thousand people and leading to the suffering of many more. … (

Satellite dishes bad for people: Junta mouth piece

Mizzima.com – 

… are manipulated by big nations and should be banned in Burma. A writer, who identifies himself as Ko Gyi on Friday wrote in the New Light of Myanmar, …

BBC journalists board ‘election train’ to cover India

Thaindian.com

The journalists include representatives of BBC’s English, Hindi, Urdu, Tamil, Bengali, Chinese, Vietnamese, Burmese, Somali, Swahili, World News, …

Praying supporters arrested

Straits Times

YANGON – MYANMAR authorities charged two supporters of pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi with insulting religion after they prayed at a pagoda for her …

Kasit assures US of political stability

Bangkok Post – 

He suggested that the US government should offer humanitarian assistance to the Burmese people who were affected by the cyclone Nargis last year and it …

Myanmar, Thailand to set up more checkpoints against human trafficking

ReliefWeb (press release) – 

BANGKOK, Apr 25, 2009 (Xinhua via COMTEX) — Myanmar and Thailand signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) Friday to fight against human trafficking, …

Why is Africa left out? UN power imbalance under scrutiny

Afrik.com – 

Since the Organization was formed in 1945, it has been led by Trygve lie of Norway, Dag Hammarskjold of Sweden, U Thant of Burma, Kurt Waldheim of Austria, …

Policy needed on child soldier issue: Rights Group

Mizzima.com – 

… and consensus policy barring the use of child soldiers,” U Aung Myo Min, Director of ‘Human Rights Education Institute (Burma)’ (HREIB), told Mizzima. …

Burmese ‘political refugee’ accused of illegal insider trading

Vancouver Sun – 

It states that Hu was a loyal member of the Communist Party of Burma (now Myanmar) in the late 1980s. As a commander in the CPB army, he fought many fierce …

UK ready to support ASEAN rights body

Manila Bulletin – 

Romulo has earned the admiration of Miliband for calling on the Myanmar authorities to fulfill their “long-overdue” commitments, including the release of

Myanmar, Thailand sign MoU against human trafficking

Thai News Agency MCOT – 

BANGKOK, April 25 (TNA) — Myanmar and Thailand have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to fight against human trafficking, especially of women and …

World Briefing | Asia Malaysia: Premier to Investigate Human …

New York Times – 

By AP The prime minister promised Friday to investigate a report by American lawmakers saying that thousands of Myanmar refugees were handed over to …

Prayers and water festival herald Burmese New Year

Albany Times Union – 

Background: Born in Burma (now called Myanmar), studied Buddhism at age 10, became a monk when he was 20 and is now 53. Came to the United States in 2003, …

Honoring Nazanin: an Angel of Iran

Right Side News – ‎‎

Nazanin continues to address human rights abuses worldwide, in China, Burma, Darfur and other countries with tyrannical regimes and particular in relation …

S’pore withdraws from Thai sports meet

AsiaOne – 

We are seeking reconfirmation from Indonesia, Malaysia and Burma, who had already decided to withdraw,” said Pol Maj-General Surapong Ariyamongkol, …

NRO’s Hemingway gets history wrong in accusing Begala of botching …

Media Matters for America – 

16, 1946, id. at 12958-59; Solemn Declaration of Harry Joseph regarding tortures by Kempeitai at Kyaikto [Myanmar], admitted as Prosecution Exhibit 1552A, …

Malaysia To Probe Abuse Claims

自由亞洲電臺

A new report prompts Malaysia to investigate persistent allegations that Burmese migrants have suffered gravely, while traffickers act with impunity. …

Moving Towards Sustainable Peace

The Island (subscription) – ‎‎

… appreciate what the courageous Burmese leader Aung San Suu Kyi had to say in an essay she wrote some years ago: “It is not power that corrupts but fear. …

Hot Docs — a primer and mini film reviews

National Post – 

“It’s easy to see where films like The Cove and Burma VJ that have won awards and are coming to the festival with a lot of momentum — it’s easy to see where …

Colourful new leader for the rainbow nation

The Herald – 

Since he left office, South Africa has (in no particular order) given tacit support to Burma; refused a visa to the Dalai Lama; opposed a UN declaration …

Daily Press Briefing

US Department of State – 

And was Burma discussed during that meeting? MR. WOOD: Yes. Burma did come up in the discussion. It’s an interest that both the Secretary and the Thai …

China’s help sought for rail link with Myanmar

The Daily Star – 

The TAR will link Bangladesh with six East Asian countries–Burma, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia, and Singapore–as well as with European countries via …

Burmese migrants remain trapped in Malacca without jobs

Mizzima.com – 

by Mizzima News New Delhi (Mizzima) – After their agent left them without work in a factory and without any proper legal papers, at least 60 Burmese …

FM Kasit meets Clinton, PM hosts Jackson

Nation Multimedia – 

They also discussed regional issues, including Burma and the relations between Thailand and Cambodia. Kasit urged the US to review economic sanctions …

EU General Affairs and External Relations Council (GAERC) to meet …

EU2009.cz – 

The External Relations Council will address the European Neighbourhood Policy, Burma/Myanmar, the Middle East peace process, Ukraine, …

Burma Opposition Group

MyFox Detroit – 

… service for the release of political prisoners which was held at a pagoda in a township about 20 miles south of Rangoon, Burma (also known as Myanmar. …

Burma Opposition Group Members Charged With ‘Insulting Religion’

FOXNews – 

RANGOON, Burma — Two members of detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s political party were arrested and charged with insulting religion after …

Roots of tension in Thailand

Spero News

Although true reforms have eluded the Philippines, and Burma has remained mired under military rule, Indonesia has already undergone a major and so far …

Remembering Goldman Environmental Prize Winner Ken Saro-Wiwa

Huffington Post – 

In Burma, Nigeria, and countless other places around the globe, our lands and our peoples have faced gross human rights abuses and staggering environmental …

US Govt reports on human rights and its implication

Ethiopian Review

By Habtamu Girma Since the release of the 2008 US Department of State Annual Country Report on Human Rights Practices on February 2009, …

UK campaigners score victory towards arms embargo

Electronic Intifada

Despite Israel’s continued human rights abuses, the UK government has licensed millions of pounds’ worth of military equipment to Israel over the last few …


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