Save Burma

ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (19 May 2009)

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BURMA: Nature Conspires Against Cyclone Victims, Denying Them …

Inter Press Service

The Burmese junta’s reputation as an oppressive and corrupt regime did not help in the relief efforts. Much needed foreign funds to help in the immediate …

Burma through the artist’s eye

guardian.co.uk

So, should we go to Burma? The wishes of Aung San Suu Kyi and the National League for democracy remain clear. As she told me 10 years ago when I met her in …

ASEAN ‘gravely concerned’ by Myanmar trial

Taipei Times

ASEAN expressed “grave concern” yesterday but ruled out sanctions in its first official reaction to the trial of Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu …

Paris mayor calls for Aung San Suu Kyi to be freed

eTaiwan News

AP AP The mayor of Paris has called for the release in Myanmar of Nobel Laureate and pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi who is on trial on charges she …

British Premier sends extra-ordinary letter to Suu Kyi

Mizzima.com

by Mungpi New Delhi (Mizzima) – British Prime Minister Gordon Brown on Monday sent an open letter to Burma’s detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, …

The lady’s not for turning

Suu Kyi’s latest visitor came uninvited and, unwittingly, cast her from seclusion back into the center of Burma’s long drawn out political drama. …

Persecuted Often Find Prison in the United States

Huffington Post

One of our pro bono clients — a teacher who had fled Burma after the military regime had imprisoned him for his support of democracy and human rights …

MYANMAR: AUNG SAN SUU KYI FACES UN TO FIVE YEARS IN JAIL

Culturalnews.it

Protests go on to protect and to support Nobel Prize for Peace, Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Her supporters will protest her innocence …

ASEAN leaders call for immediate release of Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi

Philippine Star

… reaffirms ASEAN’s readiness to contribute constructively to the national reconciliation process and the peaceful transition of democracy in Myanmar,” …

EU leads charge for release of Aung San Suu Kyi

New Europe

Myanmar, also known as Burma, is ruled by military dictators who have nearly isolated their country from the world. The Foreign Ministry in Berlin said it …

Suu Kyi’s “ready to face anything”; trial enters 2nd day

Press Trust of India

Yangon, May 19 (PTI) Myanmar’s pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi today said she was “ready to face anything” as her lawyer said the military junta …

Senators back call to free Suu Kyi

Business Mirror

… elections in Myanmar is next year,” she said as she denounced the criminal charges filed by Myanmar (as Burma is called by the junta) against Suu Kyi. …

Pakistan calls for release of Myanmar’s Suu Kyi

DAWN.com

The military has ruled Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, since 1962 and has refused to recognise her party’s landslide victory in 1990.

opposition leader Suu Kyi on trial

Haber 27

The ailing Nobel Peace Prize winner has spend 13 years under house arrest, initiated in 1990 when her party achieved a landslide victory in Myanmar’s last …

Asian leaders call for Suu Kyi’s release

Sydney Morning Herald

State television and radio carried brief items late on Monday after the first day of proceedings, while the Government mouthpiece New Light of Myanmar …

Aung San Suu Kyi’s trial continues at brisk pace

Mizzima.com

On Tuesday the junta’s newspaper, New Light of Myanmar, broke its silence over the trial of Aung San Suu Kyi. The paper said Yettaw’s visit to the Burmese …

Burma: Sanctions

US Department of State

… have succeeded in bringing about change in Burma. The goal of our policy is to encourage progress toward democracy and the protection of human rights. …

Leptospirosis kills two Burmese in Malaysian detention camp

Mizzima.com

“So far, only two among illegal migrants from Myanmar [Burma] and Bangladesh who were admitted in Bukit Mertajam hospital have died,” said Phee. …

Canada Marks One-Year Anniversary of Burma Cyclone Relief Fund

PR-USA.net (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, …

Senators Kerry, Lugar Statement on Aung San Suu Kyi

All American Patriots (press release)

… and all those in the global community who seek for the Burmese people the opportunity to live in a country where universal human rights are respected, …

Myanmar junta wants to speed up Suu Kyi trial: party

AFP

Critics say next year’s elections are a sham as they will be held under a new constitution, voted for just days after Cyclone Nargis hit the country in May …

UPI NewsTrack TopNews

United Press International

The woman’s supporters maintain the charges are an excuse by the military junta of the country formerly known as Burma to extend her house arrest. …

It’s All Going According to Plan

The Irrawaddy News Magazine

The meeting was convened for one reason only—to discuss the thorny issue of Burma’s most famous prisoner, Aung San Suu Kyi. Than Shwe reportedly asked five …

Who is John W. Yettaw?

The Irrawaddy News Magazine

… lay over in Burma due to the closure of Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok, which was seized by Thai protesters led by the People’s Alliance for Democracy. …

Miriam files resolution condemning charges vs Suu Kyi

GMA news.tv

… who authored the resolution, said the charges filed by the Myanmar government are in violation of Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and the …

Viewpoint: Why Foreigners Can Make Things Worse for Burma

TIME

(See pictures of Burma after Cyclone Nargis.) The American’s rationale for sneaking into the residential compound of the world’s most famous political …

Briefs NATION WORLD

Kentucky.com

RANGOON, Burma — Democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi was put on trial behind closed doors Monday, police ringing the prison where the proceedings were held to …

White Crow Discovered in Sittwe

Narinjara News

The Burmese junta authorities have taken many precious resources like the white elephants and ancient Buddha images and statues to Burma proper after the …

UN envoy delivers message to Burma junta

Democratic Voice of Burma

May 19, 2009 (DVB)–The United Nations envoy to Burma has said that the international community, including the UN, should step up pressure on the regime to …

Foreign Companies in Burma Must Review Their Involvement

The Irrawaddy News Magazine

The latest action against Suu Kyi, following the regime’s criminal mismanagement of Cyclone Nargis relief and its crackdown on the September 2007 …

NEWS IN BRIEF

Minivan News

The pro-democracy leader, who has been under house detention for 13 out of the past 19 years, was accused of violating her terms of imprisonment by the …

A “Charter 09″ for Burma

Mizzima.com

… Democracy (NLD) recently held a national meeting with the elected representatives from the 1990 elections and a limited number of delegates from Burma’s …

UN envoy delivers message to Burma junta

Democratic Voice of Burma

May 19, 2009 (DVB)–The United Nations envoy to Burma has said that the international community, including the UN, should step up pressure on the regime to …

Behind India’s democratic miracle

Business Spectator

… India is perfectly capable of cosying up to a dictatorship, such as the Burmese military junta. The sleazy side of Indian democracy has led to a third …

I’m not dead yet

La Voz Weekly

Finally, we shift to events in Burma (aka Myanmar) where the illegal military junta has found another excuse to extend the prison sentence of pro-democracy …

EU seeks human rights abuse inquiry

Irish Times

Meanwhile, EU foreign ministers also discussed the possibility of extending sanctions against the military regime in Burma following its decision to put …

Burma’s symbol of hope is biggest threat to the generals

Irish Times

The Delta is Burma’s rice bowl, but today much of the farmland remains infertile after being inundated by seawater during Cyclone Nargis. ..

IMF doubts over speed of recovery

WA Business News (subscription)

World: Burma’s democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi went on trial yesterday, facing another five years in detention on charges of harbouring a US man who swam …

Burma trial enters second day

Radio Australia News

[Reuters] Few believe the Burmese opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, will be given a fair trial. Deep concern over new charges against Burma’s detained …

PLA man held

E-Pao.net

… that he joined PLA in December 2006 through one Kokngang alias Killer of Pechu Lampak and got basic military training at Burma (Myanmar), the SP said, …

Trial Of Pro-Democracy Icon Begins In Myanmar

NPR

… most recently by the brutal and bloody 2007 crackdown against monks and their supporters and by another round that followed Cyclone Nargis last year. …

“Burma VJ: Reporting from a Closed Country”

Democracy Now

They did dramatic job during the Saffron Revolution, as well as Cyclone Nargis disaster. Without these video journalists, DVB is not possible.

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

May 19, 2009 at 5:54 pm

2 Responses

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  1. here is a great video about The Lady: http://www.newsy.com/videos/house_arrest_vs_jail

    robotsoul

    May 19, 2009 at 8:03 pm

  2. Thank you for the video to share it with the world. Now Aung San Suu Kyi must be in the care of the world. She is internationally an icon for democracy. Jailing her is jailing democracy.

    Lwin Aung Soe

    May 19, 2009 at 10:08 pm


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