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World focus on Burma (23 May 2009)

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Myanmar: Suu Kyi pleads not guilty at trial, party says

Tehran Times – 
“I’m not guilty,” the Myanmar opposition leader told the court, according to a spokesman for her party. When the court asked why she claimed innocence, …

Reporting from Myanmar to a newsroom in Delhi

Indian Express – 
Today, they have a website in Burmese, another for podcasting Myanmar stories and an online photo archive. “We have around 30 reporters inside Myanmar, …

Jail term will not silence Suu Kyi

Sunday Herald – 
Burma – or Myanmar – is isolated from the rest of the world and its people have been repressed for far too many years. Apart from the brave Buddhist priests …

Myanmar’s Freedom Fighter Suu Kyi on Trial but Pleads Not Guilty

DigitalJournal.com – 

Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s freedom fighter and peace advocate, pleads not guilty for subversion charges in connection with the unauthorized visit to her …

PERMANENT FORUM, INDIGENOUS GROUPS, SEEK CHANGE IN UNITED NATIONS …

7thSpace Interactive (press release) – 

A representative of the Hmong Unity League began his intervention by saying he was originally from Burma. In a point of order, the observer for Myanmar …

Suu Kyi rejects Myanmar charges

MWC News – 

By Agencies Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader, on trial for allegedly breaching the terms of her house arrest, has proclaimed her innocence …

Rally for Free Burma,Free Aung San Suu Kyi

News Sentinel – 

Richard G. Lugar and John Kerry to investigate and mediate the 2010 general election in Burma. The “Free Aung San Suu Kyi Free Burma Campaign” candlelight …

UN calls for release of Suu Kyi

The Age

The UN Security Council has called for the release of Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who told a court in Rangoon on Friday that she is not …

UN Security Council voiced concern over Suu Kyi’s trial

Mizzima.com

… and territorial integrity of Myanmar [Burma] and, in that context, reiterate that the future of Myanmar [Burma] lies in the hands of all of its people. …

Burma Military Involved In Massive Rape And Discrimination …

Worthy News – 

CSW said it also met representatives of the rebel Kachin Independence Organisation a day after the military government of Burma, also known as Myanmar, …

Participatory Panopticon Trial One: FAIL

Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies

It is 2007 on the steamy tropical streets of Rangoon, Burma, where journalism is against the law, and where no outside reporters are allowed. …

Burma’s Suu Kyi claims innocence

AngolaPress

Myanmar – Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, on trial for breaking the terms of her house arrest, has told a court she committed no crime, …

Time is Running Out in Burma

The Irrawaddy News Magazine

The statement stressed the “importance of the release of all political prisoners” and the “need for the Government of Myanmar to create the necessary …

UN Security Council Issues a Statement on Suu Kyi

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

Churkin said the Security Council members affirmed their commitment to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Myanmar [Burma] and, said the future of …

Myanmar looms over Europe-Asia meeting

Macau Daily Times

Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt said earlier this week that the issue of Myanmar could be addressed at the Hanoi meeting. “Our relationship with Burma …

France to plead for Suu Kyi in Asia

Macau Daily Times

France’s minister for human rights will urge Myanmar to free opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi at high-level meetings next week in South East Asia, …

Still looking for the western feminists

BBC News

It’s the only home for the junta in Burma. The junta is in the news again this week because it found a pretext for locking Aung San Suu Kyi into prison, …

Increase sanctions on Myanmar

Toledo Blade

The Burmese want democracy; no one is forcing it on them, as is the case in George Bush’s wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Ms. Suu Kyi’s story epitomizes what …

Wales News MP appeals over Burma campaign

WalesOnline – 

CARDIFF North MP Julie Morgan has called on residents to launch a letter- writing campaign to free Burmese democracy campaigner and Nobel Peace Prize winner …

South Africa concerned over Suu Kyi

Myanmar News – 

The South African government has urged Myanmar to free National League for Democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi who has been under house arrest for about six …

Books, letter to be used in case against Suu Kyi

The Associated Press

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Several items left by an uninvited American visitor, including a book on the Mormon faith and a letter, could be used to convict and …

UN Security Council Urges Burma to Release All Political Prisoners

Voice of America

The council also repeated its call for the release of all political prisoners in Burma – which is also known as Myanmar. The council also called on Burma’s …

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The Long Road to Democracy

Manila Bulletin – 
For history 101: Ms. Suu Kyi’s father, Aung San, was dubbed as the father of Burma’s democracy. He negotiated for its independence in 1947.

British Ambassador Mark Canning: Suu Kyi trial is a story where …

MyNews.in
Myanmar ”s foreign minister claimed the foreign intruder was part of an anti-government plot. According to her lawyer, Nyan Win, the presiding judge Thaung …

Burma court accepts case against Suu Kyi

Boston Globe
AP / May 23, 2009 RANGOON, Burma – Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi entered a not-guilty plea yesterday to charges that she violated the terms of her …

Suu Kyi Tells Court: I Have No Guilt, I Didn’t Commit Any Crime

Gant Daily
Yangon, Myanmar (AHN) – Myanmar’s democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi told a court on Friday that she was not guilty of any crime when an American swam to her …

EU and China: uneasy ties?

DAWN.com
… Beijing have been at odds over Europe’s criticism of China ‘s human rights record, Beijing ‘s policies towards Sudan ‘s Darfur region and Burma/Myanmar. …

Burmese junta again closes Suu Kyi trial

World War 4 Report – ‎‎
In an interview with CNN, Ban said that he was “deeply concerned” about the detention of “an indispensable patron for reconsidering the dialogue in Myanmar. …

Suu Kyi trial dashes chance US will ease sanctions

Reuters
As Washington was reviewing policy toward the former Burma, the junta that has ruled the country since 1962 put Suu Kyi on trial on Monday, accusing the …

Suu Kyi blames lax police security for letting American swim to …

Scotsman – 
By Aung Hla Tun IN RANGOON BURMA’S opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has pleaded not guilty to violating the terms of her house arrest, …

Suu Kyi pleads not guilty in US intruder case

Peninsula On-line – 
Myanmar watchers say that is a big “if” in the former Burma, where the military holds sway over a legal system that has put more than 2000 political …

Burma’s mockery

guardian.co.uk
She has spent 13 out of her past 19 years in confinement because she refuses to be silenced in the face of continuous violations by the Burmese government …

Significant others: Jane Birkin

Times Online
Aung San Suu Kyi, the Nobel Peace Prize-winning leader of Burma’s National League of Democracy, is a remarkable woman. I met her 13 years ago and promised …

WITH globalisation, we can see across borders, even within a state …

TODAYonline
So it is that many talk about Myanmar again. The government has put on trial Aung San Suu Kyi for breaking a law against hosting a person in her house who …

Burmese haze: World’s polite outrage fails to penetrate a …

World Tribune – 
The political shock and awe over the criminal callousness of Myanmar’s ruling military, was a blunt reminder of how business is really done in Burma. …

The Junta is Going for ‘Utter Devastation’

OpEdNews – 
by Zaw Nay Aung Page 1 of 1 page(s) Burma’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been facing trial and likely to be sentenced for up to five years …

OUTSIDE THE UN SECURITY COUNCIL, UN HEADQUARTERS, NEW YORK CITY …

Federal News Service (subscription) – ‎‎
We’ve also had a discussion of the situation in Burma relating to the imprisonment and trial of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi following the unwelcome intrusion into …

ASEAN must support Aung San Suu Kyi

OpEdNews – 

by Zin Linn Page 1 of 2 page(s) The political climate in Burma is gloomier than ever as pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, general secretary of the …

US-Malaysia Partnership

Voice of America – 
Foreign Minister Anifah and Secretary of State Clinton expressed concern over the BurmeseAung San Suu Kyi with violating Government’s decision to charge

Junta to mull “Status” for Myanmar Nagas

MorungExpress – ‎‎
‘The people (Nagas in Burma) are neglected…He will talk to the Burma government sometime soon’, said Zeliang referring to Thein’s assurance to take up the …

Bangkok Post : The hypocrisy of ‘being concerned’

Bangkok Post – ‎‎
… it comes to Burma: “According to this view the top generals are wicked, but not everyone inside the system is. And given the state of Myanmar’s economy, …

Dhaka steps up vigil after fresh influx of refugees

Gulf Times – 
Bangladesh stepped up vigilance at its border with Myanmar after a fresh influx of Rohingya Muslims was reported, officials said yesterday. …

ASIA: Burma Gives ASEAN a Black Eye with Suu Kyi Case

Inter Press Service – 
In May 2008, following the devastating Cyclone Nargis that crashed through the Irrawaddy Delta, killing some 140000 people, the regime refused to open the …

Suu Kyi needs the UN to act, not talk

guardian.co.uk – ‎‎
To free Aung San Suu Kyi, world leaders can’t simply denounce Burma’s junta. They must pressure it through UN sanctions Such caprice is not out of character …

Aung San Suu Kyi: Courage in the Face of Tyranny

Rutherford Institute – 
For the people of Burma–renamed Myanmar by the military junta that controls the country–their quest touches on all aspects of this struggle. …

Ban Ki-moon must ensure Suu Kyi’s freedom: Analysts

Mizzima.com – 
His last visit to Burma, last year had made the junta relax the restriction on foreign aid workers in the Cyclone Nargis hit delta region. …

CHINA-EU: Summit Redefines Diplomatic Boundaries

Inter Press Service
There was little indication whether China would exercise its influence with the military junta in Burma to release Aung San Suu Kyi, leader of the …

UWSA turns down junta’s ‘Border Guard” proposal

Mizzima.com
by Solomon New Delhi (Mizzima) – The United Wa State Army, one of Burma’s strongest ethnic armed rebel groups, which had a ceasefire agreement with the …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

May 23, 2009 at 6:02 am

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