Save Burma

ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (28 April 2009)

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Lighter Moment: Pushing the Boundaries of Public Awareness

Monthly Review – 

by Alex de Waal I thought I should share some of the more amusing efforts at promoting public awareness (in America) about human rights issues. …

NLD Hold First General Meeting in a Decade

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

By MIN LWIN Sixty-three senior officials of Burma’s opposition National League for Democracy (NLD) and 95 elected members of parliament from the party …

Why Boycott Just Makes Things Worse

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi is still being kept under strict house arrest. Unfortunately there is little hope of any democratic breakthrough …

UNLIKELY DONORS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

ADOI magazine – 

The donation was made in conjunction with the first anniversary of Cyclone Nargis and will be used for World Vision’s rebuilding efforts in Myanmar as well …

Ogoni: Ken Saro-Wiwa Remembered

UNPO – 

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

Junta to introduce 3-P programme for military officers

Mizzima.com – 

by Mizzima News Chiang Mai – In order to facilitate a smooth transfer of officers within the Burmese military – Tatmadaw – the authorities will soon …

Burmese, Thai Troops Clash on Border

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

KNU sources said that the offer could be related to the 2010 Burmesejunta’s election in the eyes of elections in an effort to give more legitimacy to the

Cyclone Fears Still Stalk the Villages

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

By KYI WAI / KUNCHANGONE / RANGOON DIVISION One year after Cyclone Nargis devastated the Irrawaddy Delta, villagers in the region watch the skies daily for …

Myanmar opposition to decide later about 2010 poll

The Associated Press – ‎‎

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Members of detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s party said Tuesday they will wait to see whether laws governing next …

Refugee kids in Malaysia help Burma storm victims

eTaiwan News – 

By VIJAY JOSHI AP When the teacher asked her class how it can help Cyclone Nargis victims in Myanmar, Steven Bawmying suggested laying a long underground …

Security boost for election talks

Scotsman – 

MYANMAR’S military government tightened security as the political party of detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi met to discuss next year’s planned …

Burma’s inhumanity toward its citizens

United Press International, Asia

This would require the unconditional and immediate release of all political prisoners, including pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, that have been …

Yadanabon fc’s introductory match in Mandalay

Mizzima.com – 

The Yadanabon FC will join the newly formed Myanmar National League, representing Mandalay city. The League, organised by the Myanmar Football Association, …

Aung San Suu Kyi party meets on Myanmar elections

AFP – 

… and hold talks if there was democratic progress. The United Nations also has tough sanctions in place against Myanmar, which was formerly known as Burma.

EU set to extend Burma sanctions

Tehran Times – 

LUXEMBOURG (BBC) — The European Union is set to extend its sanctions against Burma and to renew calls for the freeing of political prisoners, …

UN: Punish Abuse of Children in War

Media For Freedom – 

Human Rights Watch highlighted several cases in which military commanders in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Sri Lanka who are well-known for their use …

Council conclusions on Burma/Myanmar 2938th General Affairs …

ReliefWeb (press release)

It calls for the release of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and all other political prisoners and detainees. 2. In these circumstances, the Council deems it necessary …

Junta resumes pressure on Wa, allies

Shan Herald Agency for News – 

Following the 20th anniversary of “peace construction” between the United Wa State Army (UWSA) and Burma’s ruling military council, which was marked with …

EU extends Myanmar sanctions

Aljazeera.net – 

Myanmar is to face another year of European Union sanctions, after the body’s 27 member states agreed to extend visa bans and asset freezes on the country’s …

Myanmar opposition meets on next year’s election

The Associated Press – ‎‎

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar’s military government tightened security as the political party of detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi gathered …

EU Renewal of Burma Sanctions Welcomed by Burma Campaign UK

Narinjara News

Dhaka: The Burma Campaign UK welcomed the renewal of sanctions by the European Union against the military dictatorship in Burma in a statement published on …

SHRF MONTHLY REPORT – APRIL 2009

Shan Herald Agency for News – 

Extrajudicial killing, rape, severe beating, torture and many other types of gross human rights violations committed by the Burmese troops against the …

Base conclusions on hard evidence

Sun2Surf – 

… and their domains, and they demolished the monarchy in Burma (Myanmar) too, but in the Malay Peninsula, they preserved and nurtured the Malay kingdoms. …

Tuesday, May 5

eTaiwan News – ‎‎

1824 – British troops take over Rangoon, Burma _ now Myanmar. 1862 – Mexican army defeats invading French forces in the Battle of Puebla. …

Methodists provide compassionate response in Myanmar

ReliefWeb (press release) – 

While much of the world watched in horror after Cyclone Nargis devastated southern Myanmar (Burma), the Methodist Church (Lower Myanmar) MC(LM) sprang into …

Malay officials accused of human trafficking

Radio Australia – 

The Malaysian government is promising to look into claims Malaysian officials are involved in the illegal trafficking of Burmese refuges across the Thai …

Sanctions stay

Financial Times – 

By Tony Barber The European Union yesterday extended sanctions against Burma in spite of doubts in the US and some EU states about whether the policy is …

EU Extends Myanmar Sanctions For Another Year

RTT News – 

(RTTNews) – The European Union on Monday extended its sanctions on Myanmar for another year and urged the country’s military regime to release all the …

Censors Stifle Fiji News Media in Regime Crackdown Scoop.co.nz – 

An RSF statement accused the regime of dealing a “mortal blow” to press freedom and “heading dangerously towards a Burmese-style system in which the media …

EU keeps up pressure on Burma

Deutsche Welle – 

In an effort to push for democratic change, the EU on Monday has extended political and economic sanctions against Burma as the country’s pro …

Songs of Survival: Voices from Burma

SFStation.com – 

On the first anniversary of Cyclone Nargis, an extraordinary Burmese choir will bring the gift of their music to San Francisco. Come listen to their stories …

Religious Oppression Continues in Myanmar

Vatican Radio – 

Religious oppression in Myanmar, also known as Burma, has been widespread for years. The East Asia Team Leader for Christian Solidarity Worldwide, …

Myanmar: One year after cyclone Nargis – Malteser International …

Reuters AlertNet – 

One year af-ter cyclone Nargis devastated large parts of Myanmar on 2 May 2008, reconstruction and reha-bilitation works in the severely affected Irrawaddy …

KNU urges governments not to support junta’s elections

Mizzima.com – 

… must begin with a tripartite dialogue between the military, the ethnic national

ities and Aung San Suu Kyi led National League for Democracy,” he added. …

A good chance for Burma to respond

เดอะ เนชั่น – 

… especially the status of the proposed election and the release of political prisoners, including opposition party leader Aung San Suu Kyi. …


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  1. A great supporter of World Vision is AIDtoCHILDREN.com.

    AIDtoCHILDREN.com is a dual-purpose site for building an English vocabulary and raising money for under privileged children in the most impoverished places around the world.

    Check it out at http://www.aidtochildren.com

    Brian Hunt

    April 29, 2009 at 12:27 pm


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