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World focus on Burma (2 May 2009)

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Please read news about the victims, their sufferings and relief work on Burma’s Cyclone Nargis  on the day of the first anniversary, here.

‘China a major player in Lanka’

Express Buzz – ‎1

… come there too you fool- from dhaka or burma or nepal or through your Naxalite brothers.. hah haha – Tamil EELAM would have made india a regional power. …

Middle East web writers ‘harassed’

Aljazeera.net

Burma topped the list for its severe restrictions on internet use and censorship. China was named as the country with the most comprehensive online …

Maldives shines as press freedom darkens globally

Minivan News – 

The world’s worst-rated countries are Burma, Cuba, Eritrea, Libya, North Korea and Turkmenistan. In these states, independent media are non-existent or …

New Study: Global Press Freedom Declines in Every Region for First …

NewsBlaze – ‎‎

The world’s worst-rated countries continue to include Burma, Cuba, Eritrea, Libya, North Korea and Turkmenistan. The study found that the level of media …

Stuck in the Rough

Newsweek

The numerous guards who patrol the premises serve as an unpleasant reminder of the country’s precarious political situation as a democracy that has been …

US international religious freedom team to visit India in June

Religious Intelligence Ltd

The USCIRF report has listed India’s neighbouring countries of Pakistan, China and Burma among 10 other countries including Iran, Iraq, North Korea, …

Jungle training and diplomacy

Western Morning News – 

The xenophobic military dictatorship of Myanmar (formerly Burma) is close, as is Pakistan – a nuclear power bordering Afghanistan with its own burgeoning …

Bringing the law to Burmese refugee camps

Human Rights Tribune – 

A major role for LAC, according to Scanlon, is informing camp residents of the existing laws and their rights and responsibilities. …

Hope among the ruins of Burma

Toronto Star – 

Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, whose house was damaged by the cyclone, is still under house arrest, although her lawyer is appealing an extension of …

Aung San Suu Kyi: The Voice Of Hope – Conversations with Alan Clements

Foreign Policy Journal – 

Yet the thoughts and words of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi provide a beacon of hope that a democratic and unified Burma will someday prevail. …

The almanac

United Press International – 

In 2008, Tropical Cyclone Nargis, with winds up to 120 mph, slammed into densely populated southern Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, killing at least a …

It’s beginning to look like Big Brother’s back — Leslie Lau

The Malaysian Insider – 

Public relations companies thrive on that conviction because clients believe information can be managed. Take Myanmar. Or is it Burma? …

A Nation in Need

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

… are of the utmost importance, the debate over aid should not obscure the need to address Burma’s longstanding human rights issues and political impasse. …

Myanmar citizens’ rage boils in film about 2007 protests

CNN International

Myanmar, also known as Burma, has been under military rule since 1962. Pro-democracy leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi has been …

George Kraychyk/Weinstein Company

New York Times – 

… crackdown on the country’s democracy movement was a Westerner, Patricia Arquette as an American tourist who runs afoul of the military junta in Burma. …

Global Press Freedom Declines

Voice of America – ‎‎

The world’s worst rated countries continue to include Burma, Cuba, Eritrea, Libya, North Korea and Turkmenistan. In the Americas, the study reported a drop …

Subtle wind of change one year after cyclone

New Straits Times – 

“Look, the human rights record is shaky, yes, and it’s politically nice to beat up Myanmar, but the military has actually been quite helpful to us. …

Burmese junta still shuns survivors of the cyclone

Independent – 

“Donors and friends of the military government, such as China, should press Burma’s generals to free activists like Zargana who helped the survivors. …

Joanna Lumley: The avenger

Independent – ‎‎

… at UN conferences”, she has quietly been an activist for decades. She has long espoused the cause of a free Tibet and of human rights in Burma. …

Zoya Phan: Denial of aid is as effective a way of killing my …

Independent – 

They eventually relented in the face of outside pressure but the human rights abuses continued. The generals forced orphaned children to join the army; …

Joanna Lumley: The avenger

Independent – 

She has long espoused the cause of a free Tibet and of human rights in Burma. She supports the mental health charities Mind and SANE. …

Don’t shoot the shipyard messengers

San Francisco Bay Guardian – ‎‎

… has taken to comparing Florida-based developer Lennar to an invasive Burmese python, ever since Lennar failed to control toxic asbestos at the shipyard. …

Schroll Guz: Signs of Change

ZNet – 

Greenwald and macphee incorporate social movements from 42 countries, including Burma, Iran, and South Korea. Beginning with “Free Richard Mohawk and Paul …

Charlotte Organization Helping Hundreds Of Refugees

WSOCtv.com – 

They are refugees, many of them from Burma, also known as Myanmar. All recently fled that country to get away from oppression and violence. …

Chinese billions in Sri Lanka fund battle against Tamil Tigers

Times Online – 

Everything shipped off to China & your own folk left starving, just like Zimbabwe & Burma. The World Almanac 1993 listed US as the world’s largest arms …

Man and Nature

Times Online

A year after Cyclone Nargis struck southern Burma, killing at least 140000 and convulsing the lives of 2.4 million others, not only is life not getting any …

Burma, Iran worst places to be a blogger, says report

WashingtonTV – 

Last year, a blogger there was sentenced to 59 years in prison, for disseminating video footage after Cyclone Nargis. The Iranian government has set up a …

Concerned about Myanmar situation, policy under review: US

Press Trust of India – 

“She has not been happy with policies that we’ve had up until now and, as a result of the Administration’s concern about what’s going on in Burma, …

Statement by President Obama in Honor of World Press Freedom Day

eNews Park Forest

In every corner of the globe, there are journalists in jail or being actively harassed: from Azerbaijan to Zimbabwe, Burma to Uzbekistan, Cuba to Eritrea. …

Daily Press Briefing

US Department of State – 

QUESTION: Have you responded to a letter by Human Rights Watch? They sent a letter to Secretary Clinton yesterday unsatisfied with her comments on the 22 nd …

We must take on board the lessons of Iraq

Telegraph.co.uk – 

There are many other places in the world that seem to demand such intervention – notably North Korea and Burma. North Korea, like its fellow regional …

America must take the lead on Burma

The Age – 

… desperately needed, and here, it must be acknowledged, president Bush was on the side of the angels: the struggle for human rights and justice in Burma. …

From Uma with love — Gaumutra

Hindustan Times – 

The first thing to do is to get to know more about Burma, renamed Myanmar, and its problems. I do take a look at Mizzima News, a weekly published from …

Burma tops “10 worst countries to be a blogger”

Narinjara News – 

The CPJ named 10 countries as Myanmar, Iran, Syria, Cuba, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam, Tunisia, China, Turkmenistan and Egypt in its latest report. …


Written by Lwin Aung Soe

May 2, 2009 at 6:32 pm

Posted in World Focus on Burma

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