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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (14 May 2009)

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Note: Some news items about Mrs. Aung San Suu Kyi can be read here.

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Beyond Rangoon: The Latest Setback for Aung San Suu Kyi

Wall Street Journal Blogs – 

By Ashby Jones Let’s journey half a world away and catch up on a very strange situation playing out in the southeast Asian country of Myanmar. …

Junta charges Nobel Peace Laureate under section 22

Mizzima.com – 

Chiang Mai – Burma’s pro-democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, on Thursday was charged under section 22 of the country’s penal code, for protecting a criminal …

Myanmar democracy activist held in prison

Houston Chronicle – 

2009 AP YANGON, Myanmar — Myanmar’s jailed democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi insists she is not guilty of violating her house arrest, her lawyer said Friday …

Protesters urge China to change Myanmar policies

Bangladesh News 24 hours – ‎May 14, 2009‎

… Asia Nations (ASEAN) and others to win freedom for jailed MyanmarAung San Suu Kyi and other political prisoners democracy leader and Nobel laureate . …

Independent UN human rights expert calls for release of Aung San …

UN News Centre – 

14 May 2009 – The independent United Nations human rights expert on Myanmar today called for the unconditional release of detained pro-democracy leader and …

SAfrica’s new FM urges global financial reform

Africasia – 

“Even the issue of Burma (Myanmar), we were saying let’s take human rights to where they belong and not the Security Council.”

Opinion of Kachin people needed for Border Security Force issue

Mizzima.com – ‎‎

Kachin State Transitional Period Executive Vice-Chairman (2) Dr. Tuja responded to the offer extended to them by the Burmese military regime on April 28. …

I went to prison for telling a lie. In Burma, people are in prison …

Telegraph.co.uk – 

Burma’s plight has been neglected for too long. The time has come to say enough is enough, says Jonathan Aitken. Burma’s democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi …

Burma’s current situation fuels spread of HIV/AIDS

Mizzima.com – 

She said she thought the best strategy would be for educational programs to be conducted more widely throughout Myanmar. Another 32-year-old HIV-positive …

Nargis victims continue suffering in Burma

Weekly Blitz – ‎‎

The devastating tropical cyclone that struck Burma (officially known as Myanmar) a year ago had shown the world the real face of the military rulers of the …

Asean, UN: Silent Partners in Crime?

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

Now Asean has a human rights charter. Wouldn’t it be proper for Asean to exercise its human rights principles at this sad moment in Burma’s…

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Norway criticizes Myanmar over treatment of opposition leader

Earthtimes (press release) – 

Former Norweigan Prime Minister Kjell Magne Bondevik who heads the Oslo Centre for Peace and Human Rights said he was not surprised over Suu Kyi’s arrest, …

Norway criticizes Myanmar over treatment of opposition leader

Earthtimes (press release) – 

Former Norweigan Prime Minister Kjell Magne Bondevik who heads the Oslo Centre for Peace and Human Rights said he was not surprised over Suu Kyi’s arrest, …

Bangladesh to Bring Maritime Dispute with Burma and India to UN

Narinjara News – ‎‎

“We are taking preparations to put forward our objection at the UN by June to Myanmar’s claim and by November to India’s claim in the Bay of Bengal,” an …

Bangladesh Foreign Minister to visit Burma

Mizzima.com – ‎‎

“They will discuss the fencing along the border by the Myanmar [Burma] government,” the source said, referring the ongoing construction by Burma of a

A land the world forgot

Chico News & Review – 

… an ethnic and religious minority that for decades fought a war of independence against the brutal military junta that rules Myanmar, or Burma. …

Nargis victims continue suffering in Burma

Weekly Blitz – ‎‎

The devastating tropical cyclone that struck Burma (officially known as Myanmar) a year ago had shown the world the real face of the military rulers of the …

We are on the right track

Jakarta Post – ‎‎

Democracy is just a reverie for citizens of Burma, who have been suffering prolonged tyrannical tribulations. People in Thailand are still daunted by the …

POLITICS: Will US Make a Difference on Human Rights Council?

Inter Press Service – 

… for focusing primarily on one country – Israel – and ignoring “human rights abusers” such as Burma (Myanmar), Iran, Zimbabwe and North Korea. …

What America’s Done Right in Burma

Far Eastern Economic Review (subscription) – ‎‎

by Kelley Currie May is a month of anniversaries in Burma: the 2008 Cyclone Nargis tragedy; the National League for Democracy’s 1990 electoral victory; …

Lawyer: Trial imminent for Myanmar dissident

msnbc.com – 

According to a US State Department briefing on Wednesday, Yettaw has not been charged, and Burmese authorities have not provided information on the next …

Goodbye/Hello 7 Human Rights Gone Wrong

Huffington Post – ‎‎

Human rights activists like Jestina Mukoko of Zimbabwe, Aung San Suu Kyi of Myanmar, Drs. Arash and Kamiar Alaei, brothers and doctors from Iran, …

IU Maurer School of Law, Harvard Law to sponsor Burma panel

Indiana University – 

Burma, officially known as the Union of Myanmar, has been ruled by the military junta since 1962. The military dictatorship — led by Than Shwe — held a …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

May 14, 2009 at 4:49 pm

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