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World focus on Burma (17 May 2009)

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Suu Kyi will deny having visitor was a crime

Brisbane Times – 

RANGOON: Burma’s opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, will protest her innocence in court when she faces trial today for breaching the terms of her house …

Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar: A Year After

Global Voices Online – 

It was reported that during the first year anniversary of Cyclone Nargis, Myanmar’s Press Scrutiny and Registration Division censored articles about the …

Stand Up 4 The Political Prisoners

World Sentinel – 

Requisition for the Government of Burma would invoke a systematic examination of the charging individuals against Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi, Mr. Tin Myo Win, …

Obama, Bush: Service is the key

The Swamp – Tribune’s Washington Bureau – 

… you can’t ignore the genocide in Darfur or the recent brutal treatment of democracy leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi in Burma. …

Suu Kyi ‘innocent of charges’

The Press Association – ‎‎

Detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is innocent of charges levelled against her by Burma’s ruling military, her lawyer said. …

Rangoon locked down ahead of Aung San Suu Kyi trial

Times Online – ‎‎

Mark Farmaner of the UK Burma Campaign said: “We are concerned that the reason they are holding Suu’s two companions is that they will use them to try to …

Suu Kyi’s doctor released

Democratic Voice of Burma

May 17, 2009 (DVB)–Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s physician, Dr Tin Myo Win, who was arrested by government authorities on 7 May, was released …

Aung San Suu Kyi’s doctor released by junta

Radio Netherlands

The Burmese junta has released opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s personal doctor. He was arrested two weeks ago after a US tourist had swum across a lake …

Philippines outraged by Suu Kyi’s transfer to prison

Monsters and – 

In a statement, Foreign Secretary Alberto Romulo said the recent developments in Myanmar, formerly called Burma, would hamper long-delayed efforts to …

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi to protest innocence at trial


Myanmar, which was formerly known as Burma, has been ruled by the military since 1962 and the generals refused to let Aung San Suu Kyi take office after her …

Prisoners already live among us

Louisville Courier-Journal

Reports that the military junta in Myanmar (also known as Burma) is bringing new charges against opposition leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu …

Suu Kyi to protest innocence: party

The Age – 

Burma opposition icon Aung San Suu Kyi will protest her innocence in court when she faces trial next week for breaching the terms of her house arrest, …

Suu Kyi defiant ahead of trial, lawyer says

Reuters India – 

By Aung Hla Tun YANGON, May 17 (Reuters) – Myanmar’s pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi is in good health and ready to defend herself against new charges …

Suu Kyi’s doctor freed, ahead of her trial


YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar’s military rulers have released the personal doctor of jailed opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi . …

Silence on Myanmar exposes ASEAN failings: analysts

Sin Chew Jit Poh – 

Myanmar analyst Aung Naing Oo said ASEAN had been effective in persuading the junta to accept foreign aid following last year’s devastating Cyclone Nargis, …

India: Democracy Triumphs Yet Again

The Moderate Voice – 

Surrounded by countries that are often in turmoil, including Pakistan, Nepal, Burma, etc, India stands out as beacon of hope for democracy in South Asia. …

Calls For The Release Of Aung San Suu Kyi (press release) – 

New York, May 14 2009 1:10PM The independent United Nations human rights expert on Myanmar today called for the unconditional release of detained …

Trailer Park: Nine Frogs Playing a Game With an Octopus

Cinematical – 

Burma VJ – Documentary about the 2007 uprising in Myanmar. Pontypool – A small Canadian town is the center of a plague of dementia and madness that seems to …

Sunday, May 24

eTaiwan News – 

2008 – Myanmar’s ruling junta says it will let foreign aid workers and commercial ships help survivors in the cyclone-ravaged Irrawaddy Delta, …

Joan Smith: It’s time India spoke up for Suu Kyi

Independent – ‎‎

… for a contract to build a pipeline to Burma’s gas fields, but the Indian army has done most of the work on the so-called Indo-Myanmar Friendship Road, …

Jimmy Carter urges Suu Kyi’s release

ABC Online – 

Former US president Jimmy Carter has urged world leaders to call on Burma’s military government to free jailed pro-democracy activist, Aung San Suu Kyi. …

Lawyer barred from defending Suu Kyi

Sunday Herald

BURMA’S MILITARY junta has barred a prominent activist lawyer from defending opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, as pressure intensifies on the regime to …

Junta lines up rough justice as Suu Kyi’s lawyer barred from trial

Times Online – ‎‎

The leader of Burma’s democracy movement, who has become a symbol of peaceful resistance to tyranny, faces up to five years in jail thanks to a bizarre …

Suu Kyi’s US visitor rapped by Burma exile

Financial Times

Ms Suu Kyi and Mr Yettaw, along with Ms Suu Kyi’s two housekeepers and her doctor, are now being held in Burma’s notorious Insein prison. …

Suu Kyi swimmer faces trespassing charge

United Press International

YANGON, Myanmar, May 16 (UPI) — An American who allegedly sneaked into the home of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi faces trespassing and other …

Myanmar bars lawyer from Aung San Suu Kyi trial


… Barack Obama on Friday formally extended American sanctions against Myanmar, despite an official US review of policy on Myanmar, also known as Burma. …

Burmese in exile demonstrate against Suu Kyi’s arrest

by Pho Zaw, Myo Thein Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – Burmese in exile have been staging protests against Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s arrest in front of the Burmese …

Myanmar junta complicates Suu Kyi defense


“I went to Insein Prison in Burma to be one of the five defense lawyers for Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, and they issued the order the next day [Friday],” Reuters …

Burma Bars Prominent Lawyer From Aung San Suu Kyi Trial

Journal of Turkish Weekly – 

Aung San Suu Kyi (2008 file)A prominent activist lawyer says Burma’s… military government disbarred him after he applied to defend opposition leader Aung San

Why generals fear a people’s champion

WA today – 

Photo: Reuters Already under house arrest, Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi now faces jail, writes Seth Mydans in Bangkok. “WHY are you so afraid of us? …

Burmese vigil

News Sentinel

A candlelight vigil will be held tonight for Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi, who continues to be jailed in Burma and will stand trial Monday on …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

May 16, 2009 at 11:54 pm

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