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World focus on Burma (8 May 2009)

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British MPs urge UN to invoke R2P in Burma

Mizzima.com – 

… Co-Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Democracy in Burma, expressing concern at the deteriorating human rights situation in Burma. …

Burma’s Most Respected Writer (Dagon Taya) Turns 90

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

“I greatly admire him because his ideas and his literature which influenced me in my youth,” Win Tin, a celebrated pro-democracy leader and former …

Junta’s pipeline root of rights violation: Report

Mizzima.com – 

by Salai Pi Pi New Delhi – The Burmese military regime’s Kanbawk-Myaing Kalay gas pipeline has been a source of widespread human rights violation in …

Gas pipeline causes ‘shocking, systemic violations’

Democratic Voice of Burma – 

May 8, 2009 (DVB)–The maintenance of a 180-mile gas pipeline that cuts through three states in southern Burma is responsible for human rights violations

Mother forced to sell child

Democratic Voice of Burma – 

The incident was reported on Wednesday by the Women and Child Rights Project of the Human Rights Foundation of Monland. “My husband was killed by strangers

Myanmar ignores US request to see detained citizen

The Associated Press – ‎‎

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — The US Embassy said Friday that the Myanmar government has ignored its repeated requests for access to an American arrested for …

Documentarian with a Cause

DePauw University – ‎‎

She hails from Burma, now officially called the Union of Myanmar, and has been studying in the United States for two years. She hopes to spread awareness of …

Generals Call the Ceasefire Groups’ Hands

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎‎

By WAI MOE If the ethnic ceasefire groups agree to follow proposals by Burma’s military junta to transform their battalions into border guard forces, …

Thailand and Australia to help displaced Rohingya people

Radio Australia – 

I think there are the Myanmar people that we have to look after so whatever we can do to enhance the livelihood of our fellow human beings, fellow Burmese, …

Burma’s Most Famous Political Prisoner Gets a Surprise Visitor

TIME – 

08, 2009 The colonial-style villa in the Burmese commercial capital Rangoon looks like many other homes on Inya Lake, where some of the country’s most …

Smith, Thai minister discuss trade, immigration

ABC Online – 

Thailand’s foreign minister Kasit Piromya has promised a more systematic approach to dealing with thousands of illegal Burmese workers living in his country …

British MP’s accuse junta of crimes against humanity

Democratic Voice of Burma – 

… Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), and comes just two weeks before imprisoned opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is due for release from house arrest …

American held in Myanmar: U.S. citizen arrested for visiting Nobel …

Chicago Tribune – 

AP YANGON, Myanmar — Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, head of Myanmar’s opposition, received an unexpected guest while under house arrest — an American …

British MP’s accuse junta of crimes against humanity

Democratic Voice of Burma – 

… Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), and comes just two weeks before imprisoned opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is due for release from house arrest …

MPs demand UN commission into Burma human rights violations

ChristianToday – 

… crimes against humanity in Burma, just two weeks before Nobel Laureate and democracy leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is due for release from house arrest. …

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 …

American being held by Burmese government

Boston Globe – 

Aung San Suu Kyi, the opposition leader who has been under house arrest for 13 of the past 19 years, is rarely allowed visitors by Burma’s ruling military …

American Tourist Caught Swimming Away From Burmese Opposition …

AHN – 

Yangon, Myanmar (AHN) – Myanmar police have arrested an American man they caught swimming away from the off-limits lakeside home of Burmese opposition …

Buddhist sculpture shown in London

CCTV – 

John Clarke said, “It really is a very particular style from Myanmar from Burma which contrasts with the other Buddha’s in that gallery, comes from North …

The Futility of Western Sanctions against Burma

Asia Sentinel – 

… you use sanctions to punish a country like Myanmar (Burma) for the perceived sins of the regime, it is the people who suffer the collateral damage. …

Burmese refugees, miles away from home, haunted by memories of war

Northwest Asian Weekly – 

They come to the church every week, hoping they can go back to BurmaBurma (Myanmar), an ethnically diverse country ruled by a military regime, … someday.

Myanmar: US Man Held in Swim to Dissident’s Home

New York Times

Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi, the opposition leader who has been under house arrest for 13 of the past 19 years, is rarely allowed visitors by Myanmar’s… military

A George Orwell tour, with stops in Scotland, England, India and more

Los Angeles Times – 

One of Orwell’s first jobs out of college, in 1922, had been as assistant superintendent of the colonial police in Burma, now Myanmar. …

JOURNAL: Methland

Global Guerrillas – 

[October 11 2007] Travus T. Hipp Morning News & Commentary: Incidental Illuminations And A Closer Examination Of The Situation In Burma – We Have Some …

The Futility of Western Sanctions against Burma

Asia Sentinel – 

And it continues to wrongfully detain the league’s leader, the Nobel Peace Prize winner, Aung San Suu Kyi. But despite all this, Burma-watchers across the …

MediaWATCH: Tourist Death Theories Abound

Phuketwan – 

… arrested for swimming across a lake and hiding inside the compound where the Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is held under house arrest. …

The influenza pandemic of 1918-1919

ABC Regional Online – 

… he looked at what happened there, and this is British India, so it stretches from modern-day Myanmar, Burma, all the way through to Bay of Bengal, …

Writers at risk talk about their lives

Harvard University Gazette – 

All her works are banned in Burma, known also as the Union of Myanmar. “We just want to share,” said Thida. “We just want to write because we want to let …

Buddhism in Asian civilization

Daily Mirror – 

Missionaries were sent to Sri Lanka while others went to Burma to Syria, Egypt, Cyprus, Macedonia and Epirus. So from generation to generation tales of the …

Writers at risk talk about their lives

Harvard University Gazette – 

… assistant to opposition leader and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi. All her works are banned in Burma, known also as the Union of Myanmar. …

POLITICS: Security Council Silent on Burma’s Child Victims

Inter Press Service – 

… which has remained virtually paralysed on Palestine because of strong Western support for Israel, is considered equally ineffective on BurmaMyanmar) … (

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Written by Lwin Aung Soe

May 8, 2009 at 4:00 pm

Posted in World Focus on Burma

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