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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (6 May 2009)

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Nargis victims continue suffering in Burma

Kashmir Watch

With humancasualties, the cyclone added to the damage of social infrastructures, killing of thousands of livestock and also causing flood, wiping out paddy …

Rohingya sent back by Bangladesh – 

Now we don’t do this but send them back to Myanmar [Burma],” a soldier of the Teknaf based No. 42 (BDR), told Mizzima. MD Kamal Hussein, a local from Teknaf …

Refugee First Aid – 

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

Child soldiers a reality in Burma: Rights Group – 

by Mungpi New Delhi (Mizzima) –- The United Nations Security Council has been urged by a United States-based Human Rights group on Wednesday to protect tens

The United Nation’s Historic Failure In Myanmar – 

The repression of Burma and the injustice of Aung San Suu Kyi by the military government of Myanmar should be seen in an historical context. …

Journalists protest re-arrests and boycott govt media conference

The Zimbabwean – 

He said: “In every corner of the globe, there are journalists in jail or being actively harassed: from Azerbaijan to Zimbabwe, Burma to Uzbekistan,

CDMA phone magic; helping cyclone survivors

The Burmese military junta’s Myanmar Posts and Telecommunication (MPT), following the deadly cyclone, in 2008 has allotted about 3000 CDMA phones in the …

Cyclone orphans nobody wants

The Australian – 

her little brother, Ye Htet Kyaw, who clung together during the terrifying hours of Cyclone Nargis, are two among a multitude of lost children in Burma.

Refugee First Aid – 

the Karenni have suffered severe repression under the military regime that controls Burma, renamed Myanmar in 1989 by the ruling junta.

RICS brings regulations to HK surveying firms ……

雅虎香港 – 

It also has members working across the region such as Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia, Japan, Kiribati, Laos PDR, Macao, Mongolia, …

Yahoo! summit champions human rights online

AFP – 

Burma topped a Committee to Protect Journalists list of “The 10 Worst Places to be a Blogger,” with Iran, Syria, Cuba, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam, Tunisia,

Regime Ignores Own Laws to Hold Suu Kyi: Rights Groups

The Irrawaddy News Magazine

By SAW YAN NAING Burma’s ruling regime is breaking its own laws and ignoring world opinion by continuing to detain opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, …

South Korean legislators to visit Burma – 

will visit Burma on Friday to convey President Lee Myung Bak’s message and to invite representatives from the military junta for the forthcoming meeting

Right Group Focuses on Burmese Children

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

The group has released a 60-page study, “No More Denial: Children Affected by Armed Conflict in Myanmar (Burma),” to mark the first anniversary of Cyclone …

$400m to hit human trafficking networks

Brisbane Times

He could face life in prison, with Indonesian authorities planning to charge him for the deaths in January. Spread over four years, the money will go to

Will the Mangrove Forests be Rebuilt?

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

By KYI WAI BOGALAY, Irrawaddy Delta — Before Cyclone Nargis struck Burma’s Irrawaddy delta, the island known as Mein Ma Hla (in Burmese“pretty woman”) was

Accused trafficker held after joint operation

The Age – 

centre of people-smuggling activity. He could face a life term in prison. Another suspected human trafficker, Sajjad Hussein, was also arrested this week.

Experts Challenge Than Shwe’s Rice Production Claims

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

By ARKAR MOE Claims by Burmese junta leader Snr-Gen Than Shwe that Burma is enjoying a rice production surplus are being greeted with skepticism by the …

Opposition wants US to continue sanctions – 

The open letter, sent on Tuesday, was signed by Ashin Aww Bar Sa from the All Burma Monk Alliance and Tun Myint Aung from the 88 Generation Group. …

Opposition wants US to continue sanctions

The open letter, sent on Tuesday, was signed by Ashin Aww Bar Sa from the All Burma Monk Alliance and Tun Myint Aung from the 88 Generation Group.

No Room for Wishful Thinking in Sanctions Debate

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

By AUNG ZAW Burma’s Foreign Minister Nyan Win has called during a recent visit to Cuba for an end to sanctions imposed on developing countries—including his …

Burmese Opposition Groups Urge Increased Sanctions Pressure

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

By LALIT K JHA WASHINGTON — Two major Burmese opposition groups have urged the US to maintain and stiffen its economic sanctions against the military junta …

President scoops up human rights award

Minivan News

Previous award winners include Burmese activist Khin Ohmar; a Belarusian journalist Tatsiana Revjaka and human rights activist Aljaksandr Bialiatski; …

An exhibition observes the culture and lifestyle of various …

Packaging & Converting Essentials (press release) – 

… soft drink bottle tops from Cambodia and Senegal, toys from Rumania and even gold leaf pictures of the Bagan temples in Myanmar, the ancient Burma, …

No Room for Wishful Thinking in Sanctions Debate

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

It also called for the junta to conduct a genuine dialogue with opposition and ethnic groups. So in the foreseeable future, Burma will continue to be …

Myanmar opposition weighs options

Asia Times Online – 

Mark Canning, the British ambassador in Myanmar, echoes such sentiments. “It remains the case that the situation in Burma [Myanmar] is characterized by the …

PROCUREMENT: Burmese Border Discount Discontinued

Strategy Page – 

Five years ago, India had agreed to supply Myanmar (Burma) with weapons and military equipment, and two years ago offered to refurbish Myanmar’s aging …

Junta sets deadline for ceasefire groups to transform – 

A top official of the United Wa State Army (UWSA), one of the largest rebel groups in Burma which has a ceasefire agreement with the ruling junta, …

Army Official Collects Bribes to Clear Records

Narinjara News – 

They will have to live in Bangladesh forever. If they return back to Burma, they will be arrested and punished with long prison terms,” he said.

IFDH : Aung San Suu Kyi’s Case to ICC (Pressemitteilung) – 

Genser Jared, Aung San Suu Kyi’s lawyer hired by her family members, said the Burmese regime was violating its own law by extending her house-arrest period …

A new tack on human rights for Obama

Temple Daily Telegram – 

Administration officials have suggested that sanctions against human rights pariahs Myanmar, also called Burma, and Sudan could be eased, that concerns over …

Lessons for Burma from Thailand Crisis

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

Thaksin is represented by the red-shirt movement which comprises the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD), the poor in far-flung regions …

Photography exhibit highlights survivors and recovery in southern …

ReliefWeb (press release)

On May 4, the opening day of the exhibit, His Excellency Mr. Myint Lwin, Chargé d’Affaires for the Embassy of the Union of Myanmar in Washington DC attended

Will Burma Sanctions Get Shaved?

Export Law Blog – ‎‎

The Myanmar people are victims of a humanitarian boycott. There is enormous pressure on politicians in the West to look politically correct, …

Blogging Can Kill You


Joel Simon of the Committee to Protect Journalists rightly says that bloggers are in the vanguard of the information revolution we’re going through thanks …

Orphans are last of the lost children of Cyclone Nargis

Times Online

Through good organisation, persistence and detective work, they successfully found homes for all the children separated by Cyclone Nargis… from their

In Burma, China’s Presence Grows

自由亞洲電臺 – 

Burma will get a share of the electricity in return. Human rights groups say both projects will displace dozens of villages and thousands of people. …

One Year On: The IRC Helps the Survivors of Myanmar’s Cyclone …

International Rescue Committee (press release) – 

One year ago, on May 2, 2008, the devastating Cyclone Nargis struck Myanmar, also known as Burma. The force of the cyclone devastated the low-lying …

Myanmar Loses Aid to Political ‘Brownie Points’: Chart of Day

Bloomberg – 

The US imposed sanctions on Myanmar in 1997, prohibiting investment in the country formerly known as Burma. President George W. Bush’s administration …

Nargis tragedy, a source of hope for the new Myanmar, says … – 

Andrew Kirk, Country Director of Save the Children in Burma, said that over 500000 people, including 200000 children, are still living in makeshift shelters …

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