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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (16 May 2009)

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Burma’s descent into hell must end

The Age

The kangaroo court trial of the democracy campaigner can be the base on which to build democracy. IN BURMA, things just go from bad to worse. …

The Fool and The Lady of the lake

MorungExpress – 

Last week, Myanmar pro-democracy leader and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi received an unusual visit from an American man who swam across a …

Two Suu Kyi Lawyers Dismissed from Bar

The Irrawaddy News Magazine

The Thailand-based human rights group, the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (Burma) (AAPP), released a statement on Saturday saying Aung Thein …

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CSW calls for UN and ASEAN envoys to Burma

ChristianToday – 

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has called on the United Nations (UN) and the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) to send envoys to Burma …

US renews Burma sanctions for another year

Mizzima.com – 

by Mungpi New Delhi – United States’ President Barrack Obama on Friday formally extended sanctions against Burma for another year, saying the actions and …

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Nobel Committee issue rare protest on the arrest of Suu Kyi

Democratic Voice of Burma – 

May 16, 2009 (DVB)–The Norweigian-based Nobel Committee have issued a rare statement protesting the arrest of Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, …

Wanted: Surin Pitsuwan

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

Since the arrest and detention of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi last week, regional newspapers have published front page stories on Burma and …

Swiss want Myanmar prisoners released

Swissinfo

Reports about the ailing health of a political detainee in Myanmar have Swiss authorities calling for the immediate and unconditional release of all such …

Aung San Suu Kyi, cease-fire armies and the Junta

Shan Herald Agency for News – 

In Burma, it is illegal and not allowed to accept foreigners to stay overnight in the homes of locals. Under the recent circumstances, Aung San Suu Kyi …

Two US Senators Call for ‘Reform-minded’ Junta Leaders

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

Observing that the Obama administration and Congress are reviewing America’s policy toward Burma, the two Senators said: “At this critical time, …

DENIAL OF HUMAN RIGHTS

Javno.hr – 

The rights group said 11 lawyers remain jailed in Myanmar. The military, which has ruled the former Burma since 1962, has so far ignored the international …

Czech MPs urge their president to talk Tibet with China

Phayul – 

The Green MP’s petition also included release of Aung San Suu Kyi from prison and the initiation of a dialogue among Suu Kyi, representatives of the ethnic …

KIO Meet to Discuss Call to Form Border Security Force

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

… National Organization, Kachin State National Congress for Democracy, and Progressive Kachin Christian Solidarity—also rejected the Burmese junta’s plan. …

Widespread outrage over Aung San Suu Kyi’s trial

Mizzima.com – 

by Mizzima News Rangoon – The charges framed against detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, the trial and her transfer to the notorious Insein prison …

Lugar protests Suu Kyi captivity

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette – 

They joined the growing chorus of criticism in the West about the military junta’s treatment of Aung San Suu Kyi. She is scheduled to be tried Monday on …

Malta and international press digest

Times of Malta – ‎‎

… world leaders and human rights groups have denounced Burma’s military government for bringing new charges against pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. …

A Sabahan makes his mark in Washington

Malaysia Kini – 

Malaysia’s treatment of migrants received special focus due to the US Senate’s March report on the abuse of Burmese migrants and documented Malaysian …

Poetic Justice For All Civilians of Burma

Foreign Policy Journal – 

He is currently working on a tribute to jailed opposition leader of the National League for Democracy, Aung San Suu Kyi. “I am preparing to write a poem …

World condemns Myanmar generals

Arab Times – 

Human rights groups called on China and India — which have strong economic ties to resource-rich Myanmar, also called Burma — and the 10-nation Association …

Myanmar under pressure to free Suu Kyi

Arab Times – 

New York-based Human Rights Watch called on UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to press the authorities for her release, accusing the junta of taking …

Monks, Tanks and Videotape

New York Times – 

A scene filmed by a team of guerrilla cameramen during the demonstrations in Myanmar in 2007. By JOHN ANDERSON Anders Ostergaard, the director of “Burma VJ: …

Message from the Barack Obama regarding Burma.

Webnewswire.com – 

… required by the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003 and prohibiting exports of financial services to Burma and the dealing in property in which …

Aquestion of credibility dogsnewpanel already

Bangkok Post

… some of them maintain a rather ”dangerous stance,” such as siding with the Burmese junta on keeping Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi under detention. …

(Thai) PM does the right thing

Bangkok Post – ‎‎

In your May 15 report, ”World leaders condemn junta over charges against Suu Kyi,” I feel really proud of Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva being quoted as …

On Trial in Burma

Washington Post – 

… who has muted American outspokenness about human rights in several other countries and who previously ordered a review of US sanctions against Burma, …

Myanmar: Ethnic Minorities & Aung San Suu Kyi

The Seoul Times – 

… work without pay by the Burma (Myanmar) army on infrastructure and economic projects, often under harsh conditions. Many other human rights…

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Thailand too quiet on Burma

Bangkok Post – 

Sunai Phasuk, Thai representative of Human Rights Watch, said that as Asean chair, Thailand should convene a delegation to discuss the matter with the junta …

Critics hit Myanmar on ‘trumped-up’ Suu Kyi charges

Indian Express – 

Human rights groups called on Myanmar’s neighbours China and India – which have strong economic ties to the resource-rich country – and the 10-member …

Burma’s aspiring democrats torn between principles and pragmatism

Irish Times – 

… which has ruled since a 1962 coup, pressed ahead with a referendum even as most of the population was struggling with the aftermath of cyclone Nargis, …

Democracy party faces poll dilemma

Financial Times – ‎‎

… said Burma first had to adopt a new constitution. The country did so in a controversial referendum held soon after last year’s cyclone Nargis, …

FEER(5/1) Foreign Policy: Beijing Learns To Be A Superpower

Wall Street Journal – 

Beijing’s irresponsible behavior has reminded the world of similar relationships that China has maintained with a host of pariah states such as Burma, …

Ancient termite provides look at evolution

United Press International – ‎‎

The termite was found in a chunk of amber excavated in 2001 from a mine in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, said George Poinar, a researcher at Oregon …

West rebukes Myanmar on “trumped-up” Suu Kyi case

Reuters India – ‎‎

By Aung Hla Tun YANGON, May 15 (Reuters) – Western critics slammed Myanmar’s ruling generals on Friday for pressing “trumped-up” new charges against …

Senators alarmed by treatment of Nobel recipient

The Hill – 

“The Obama administration and Congress are reviewing America’s policy toward Burma,” Kerry and Lugar wrote. “At this critical time, some in the junta are …

Most Read Articles

Indian Express – 

Then, in 2008, Myanmar was hit by Cyclone Nargis; the ruling elite disregarded all aid channels by refusing aid workers access to the affected zone. …

George Clooney And More Advocate For Nobel Winner

WISC – ‎‎

The stars, united by advocacy and aid organization Not on Our Watch, are asking that Burmese leader Aung San Suu Kyi be released by the military junta that …

Leaders condemn junta’s Suu Kyi charges

WA today – ‎‎

THE US and Europe have led a chorus of international condemnation after Burma’s military regime jailed and charged the democracy opposition leader, …

Czech Foreign Minister Jan Kohout to chair GAERC

EU2009.cz – 

The meeting will focus on the preparation of the EU-Russia summit, the situation in Moldova, in Sri Lanka and in Burma/Myanmar. …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

May 16, 2009 at 3:16 pm

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