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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (15 May 2009)

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Czech MPs call on EU-China summit to debate human rights in Tibet

Czech Happenings – 

The Green MPs today also released a petition demanding that Aung San Suu Kyi, leader of the opposition to the Burmese military government and Nobel Peace …

Have hope for a hero

Marshall News Messenger

Nobel Prize-winner and pro-democracy leader Aung San Sui Kyi is being tried on new trumped-up charges by the leaders of Myanmar, two weeks before her house …

Downer dumps junta-linked Burma airport plan

The Australian – 

Human rights activists have accused the Burmese Government of using slave labour to build its new capital in a remote region of the country. …

Harn Yawnghwe denies official visit to Burma

Mizzima.com – 

In a statement sent to Mizzima by the Euro-Burma Office, Harn Yawnghwe, the Excutive Director, said, “There was no official Euro-Burma visit to Myanmar,” …

Mystery Surrounds American Arrested in Case Against Burmese …

MyFox Raleigh – 

The American in Myanmar custody after swimming across a lake to the home of detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is eccentric but peaceloving, …

Burma trial for pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi

Mirror.co.uk – 

Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is to be tried for breaching terms of her house arrest. She was taken to jail from her Rangoon home where the …

Malaysia Ready To Share Its Experiences With USA

Bernama – 

“We are both concerned about refugees fleeing from Burma (Myanmar) and other displaced persons. We need a system to work with that. …

Burma’s Suu Kyi faces jail over home intrusion

Irish Independent

Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi faces trial in connection with the intrusion of an American man who sneaked uninvited into her compound, ..

ASEAN member urges governments not to fall for Burma ‘fallacy’

Democratic Voice of Burma

May 15, 2009 (DVB)-The head of the Burma caucus of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations has said that the charges to be faced by Burma… oppositon

Suu Kyi: Against the Tide

ISN – 

Opposition hero Suu Kyi faces five years in jail ahead of elections after a ‘wretched’ American visitor handed Burma’s junta a timely gift, Simon Roughneen …

Reminder of tyranny

Globe and Mail – 

The dissident has been sent to prison for violating Myanmar’s Law Safeguarding the State from the Dangers of Subversive Elements. ..

US Policy of Democracy Promotion Reconsidered

Korea Times – 

It was far easier for him to criticize Zimbabwe, Cuba, and Burma than Saudi Arabia and Pakistan, and his initial criticism of Egypt was soon toned down. …

An American admirer, a peace crusader and the long swim that sent …

Globe and Mail

But her generosity has resulted in her arrest on charges of breaking her house arrest, and the ailing 63-year-old leader of Myanmar’s democracy movement is …

Canada Marks One-Year Anniversary of Burma Cyclone Relief Fund

Market Wire (press release)

“Thanks to the generous response of Canadians, we were able to provide immediate and effective support to the victims of Cyclone Nargis with food, …

The Lady, a “Fool” and a Crazy Dictator

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

A new constitution was drawn up and put to the country in 2008 in a national referendum which not even Cyclone Nargis could delay. …

Lessons From Last Year’s High Rice Prices

Truth about Trade & Technology

Burma was hit by Cyclone Nargis in May of 2007 after the crop was harvested, but losses of stored rice were substantial. Australia was suffering a …

What went wrong after Buddha?

Mauritius Times – 

Burma where Buddhism is the main religion is also seething with unrest and denial of human rights. Thailand where Buddhism is the supreme religion has been …

7 Invisible Footnotes to State’s Official Line

Human Events

Apart from Israel, the council has held just three special sessions on specific human rights complaints — one each for Sudan, Burma and the Democratic …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

May 15, 2009 at 1:15 pm

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