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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (9 May 2009)

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Myanmar opposition calls for Suu Kyi medical care

AFP – 

YANGON (AFP) — The party of detained Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Sunday urged the military regime to allow her to receive medical …

Is Burmese junta softened after Nargis !

unnindia – 

It is one year now, since the devastating tropical cyclone that struck Burma (officially known as Myanmar). The deadly cyclone hit the Burmese land in the …

Burmese junta imposes restriction on news coverage of first …

Southeast Asian Press Alliance – 

But the Myanmar Fishery Federation, during its regular meeting on May 5, decided that journalists would be allowed to ask them whatever information they …

Baluchistan: Pivot of Asia, Revisited

American Muslim – 

… about which I have written numerous articles, and about Myanmar, where the Burmans are a minority in what used to be called Burma, about which I wrote …

The calm after the storm

The Times – 

Bishow Parajuli, the UN’s country representative in Myanmar, formerly Burma, says progress has been made since. “Children are back in school, …

Movies don’t move me

Observer – 

Delisle uses his cartoons like documentary photographs: we see the abandoned US embassy, the secretive celebrations on Aung San Suu Kyi’s… birthday

Aung San Suu Kyi Not in Good Health

Voice of America – 

By VOA News A spokesman for Burma’s detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Saturday that she is suffering from low blood pressure and dehydration. …

Burma’s Suu Kyi ‘in poor health’

BBC News – 

Burma’s detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is suffering from low blood pressure and dehydration and is barely eating, her party spokesman says. …

Phan says: ‘I’ve written Little Daughter to tell the world my story’

Independent – 

I’ve travelled to a lot of places as international co-ordinator of Burma…

Campaign UK, but when I first arrived here, I discovered people from so many

Burmese junta imposes restriction on news coverage of first …

Southeast Asian Press Alliance – 

Cyclone Nargis, which lashed Burma on May 2 last year, left about 140000 dead or missing and affected 2.4 million people. The censorship board has also …

The calm after the storm

The Times

It is a year since Cyclone Nargis hit Myanmar. The cyclone, which blew away 700000 homes in the delta, was one of the deadliest storms in recorded history. …

Burma’s orphans of the storm

Times Online – 

Su Myat Khain is still too young to understand that her parents’ quick thinking saved her life when Cyclone Nargis devastated Burma’s Irrawaddy delta last

Mystery Deepens around ‘Swimmer’s’ Arrest

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

By WAI MOE The Burmese regime detained Aung San Suu Kyi’s physician on Thursday and the Nobel laureate was treated by his assistant on Saturday for …

Suu Kyi in poor health, her doctor detained: NLD

Mizzima.com – 

On Wednesday, Burmese authorities said they arrested an American man, who swam across the Innya Lake and entered the residence of Aung San Suu Kyi. …

The Freedom Agenda as Foreign Policy: Lessons for the New …

Foreign Policy Journal – ‎‎

This included not only dissidents from autocratic regimes like Burma and Belarus, but also individuals from China, Pakistan, Russia, and even Spain. …

Much at stake in Cannon’s first visit

Globe and Mail – ‎‎

For years China has been expanding its influence by doing business and winning favour with countries such as Burma, Sudan and North Korea, considered pariah …

Doctor of Myanmar’s Suu Kyi questioned by police

The Associated Press – 

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar authorities took into custody the doctor of detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi for questioning after an American man …

Myanmar: Rogue Wind Blasted through Mandalay City

Elites TV – 

If it had gone on for about 3 or 4 hours, it would have been like being in Nargis cyclone. When I came back from work, I saw the billboard on the corner of …

Doctor of Suu Kyi held after US man’s mystery visit

GulfNews – 

AP Yangon: The personal doctor of detained Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been detained for questioning by the authorities after an American …

We all share responsibility

The Herald – ‎‎

… Democracy from taking power and keeping their leader Aung San Suu Kyi, pictured , under house arrest – this leading to the abuse of Burmese… nationals.

‘Icebox men’ granted asylum

Straits Times – 

‘Two of those men are from Burma (Myanmar) and arrived in the Torres Strait in January.’ The pair were within days expected to leave Christmas Island, …

MP for Nobel Peace Conference

Ghana News

… women’s rights in Iran, climate crisis, the protracted Burmese and Sudanese conflicts – among many others – using the print media, radio, internet and …

Religious freedom under assault around globe

Pocono Record – 

Given the complex economic and political realities of American ties with some of the worst offenders, religious freedom and other human rights… issues often

Security Council Silent on Burma’s Child Victims

Canada Free Press – ‎‎

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

European Parliament resolution of 7 May 2009 on the Annual Report …

ReliefWeb (press release) – ‎‎

… reiterates its demand that all winners of the Sakharov Prize and, in particular, Aung San Suu Kyi, Oswaldo José Payá Sardiñas, the Cuban collective …

Burma sanctions changes

isleofman.com – 

The Isle of Man Government has announced changes to the way sanctions work against Myanmar, formerly known as Burma. The changes to the sanctions regime …

Too much pressure

Asia Pacific Media Network – 

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 …

US denied access to arrested man

Scotsman – 

THE US embassy said yesterday that the Burmese government has ignored requests for access to an American man arrested for allegedly swimming to the lakeside …

Smuggling season opens with arrest

Boorowa News – 

… also known as Myanmar, has been reluctant to accept the Rohingyas as citizens. Brigadier-General Phone Swe, Burma’s deputy minister of immigration and …

HRW urges SA’s new govt to make rights centre of foreign policy

Le Mali en ligne – 

South Africa’s new government should make human rights the centre of its foreign policy agenda, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Friday in a letter to …

World Briefing | Asia 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

Embassy waits to meet American intruder to Suu Kyi’s home

Mizzima.com – ‎‎

On Thursday, Burma’s official newspaper, New Light of Myanmar reported that Mr. Yeattaw was arrested for swimming across the Innya Lake and barging into the …

HBO Gets Ill: Adam Yauch’s Protest Flick Brings New Meaning to …

New York Observer – 

… Sara Bernstein in hosting the New York premiere of Burma VJ, director Anders Ostergaard’s brutal documentary about the 2007 uprising in Myanmar, …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

May 9, 2009 at 2:27 pm

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