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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (27 May 2009)

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CSW joins global campaign to free Aung San Suu Kyi

ChristianToday

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has announced its participation in a new website calling for the release of Burma’s democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, …

Web campaign launched for Suu Kyi’s release

Mizzima.com

64forsuu.org is a website calling for the release of Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and aiming to collect as many supporting messages as possible …

Aung San Suu Kyi Trial Enters 9th Day

Voice of America – 

In a statement released Tuesday by the White House, US President Barack Obama condemned Aung San Suu Kyi’s continued detention, and urged Burma’s military …

American says God told him to warn Suu Kyi

AFP – 

YANGON (AFP) — A US man told the trial of Aung San Suu Kyi Wednesday that he swam to the democracy icon’s home in order to warn her and the Myanmar junta of …

Politicians, rights activists demand Suu Kyi’s release

Thaindian.com

Thin Thin Aung, of the Women League of Burma, urged UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to press the Myanmar military regime to release Suu Kyi. …

Obama urges Myanmar to release Aung Sang Suu Kyi

CNN Political Ticker

“This is an important opportunity for the government in Burma to demonstrate that it respects its own laws and its own people.” Myanmar’s military junta …

200 students to receive English Literacy Certificate

fwdailynews.com

… Burma, Chad, China, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Mali, Mexico, Monland, Myanmar, …

Suu Kyi’s party marks bitter anniversary of Myanmar vote

AsiaOne – 

As the Nobel laureate’s closed trial on charges of violating her house arrest continued, around 300 members of her National League for Democracy (NLD) lit …

British PM, Clooney in plea for Suu Kyi

Times of India

They say: “Nineteen years ago, the Burmese people chose Aung San Suu Kyi as their next leader. “For most of those 19 years she has been kept under house …

Thai PM: ASEAN leaders to consult on Myanmar

Thai News Agency MCOT

With signs that the Myanmar government will continue to detain Mrs. Suu Kyi, Mr. Abhisit, currently chairman of the 10-member ASEAN, said the association’s …

Op-Ed Contributor End Burma’s System of Impunity

New York Times

During eight years as United Nations Special Rapporteur on Myanmar, I repeatedly called on the Burmese junta to release Mrs. Aung San Suu Kyi and Burma’s …

Suu Kyi’s witnesses rejected, verdict may come Friday – Summary

Earthtimes (press release)

Although the NLD won more than 80 per cent of the contested seats in the 1990 polls, they have been blocked from assuming power by Myanmar’s junta for the …

Curbs on Suu Kyi trial reimposed

Aljazeera.net – 

Restrictions on access to the trial of Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s detained pro-democracy leader, have been reimposed. The trial entered its eighth day on …

Protesters call for Suu Kyi’s release as EU-ASEAN meeting starts

Earthtimes (press release)

Sok Sam Oeun, chairman of the Cambodian Human Rights Action Committee, said the 17th Annual EU-ASEAN meeting presented an opportunity for European and …

Why the lecturers’ union must oppose a boycott of Israeli universities

guardian.co.uk – 

Dr Barham wants us to rank rights, so that “loftier” ones, such as academic freedom, are sacrificed for basic ones. This is deeply problematic. …

Prayers for Suu Kyi amid trial

ITN

Supporters of Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi marked six years of her detention by freeing birds and praying for the Nobel laureate. …

Clooney, Beckham and Craig pen messages of support for Suu Kyi

Daily News & Analysis – 

The message written by Bond star Daniel Craig says, “Nineteen years ago, the Burmese people chose Aung San Suu Kyi as their next leader. …

Asean’s Patience Frayed by Burma—Again

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

As Singaporean Foreign Minister George Yeo put it: “Unless we put things right, and set Myanmar [Burma] to a new course, we will all be affected and dragged …

NLD Issues List of Demands to Junta

The Irrawaddy News Magazine

By MIN LWIN Burma’s opposition party, the National League for Democracy (NLD), marked the 19th anniversary of its election victory by issuing a statement to …

Burmese Citizens are Angry, but Silent

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

The people know the trial of the pro-democracy leader is rigged, and that she will soon be sentenced to up to five years in prison. They’re angry, but their …

NLD calls for release of Suu Kyi and to kick-start dialogue

Mizzima.com – 

The Opposition National League for Democracy on Wednesday held a commemorative ceremony of the 19th anniversary of Burma’s last general election at its head …

Burma’s persecution of Aung San Suu Kyi is indefensible

Telegraph.co.uk – 

Last year, in the aftermath of Cyclone Nargis which killed 146000 Burmese, the generals showed themselves to be utterly insensitive to the needs of their …

AB,ASEAN ülkeleriyle i?birli?ini art?racak (ingilizce)

ABHaber

… Member states and the 10 ASEAN countries: Brunei, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. …

Two bombs explode in Mon state

Democratic Voice of Burma

Yesterday, the state-run New Light of Myanmar newspaper reported that a bomb had been found aboard a train headed for Burma’s capital, Naypyidaw. …

China drawn into Myanmar’s border strife

Asia Times Online – 

By Brian McCartan CHIANG MAI and BANGKOK, Thailand – While the world concentrates on the trial of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi for violating …

Thailand’s Rohingya ‘deterrence’ breaks refugee obligations

Democratic Voice of Burma

The Rohingya, a Muslim minority, don’t have a citizenship of any country, and thousands are believed to have left Burma, many in the direction of Thailand’s …

Highlighting human rights abuse in Burma

Times 24

I will be pleased to provide information about the abuses of human rights in Burma or receive any offers of help if telephoned on 01707 320510.

MARGIN NOTES-Videographers put their necks on the line

Snowmass Sun Online News – 

Burma? Makes Tibet look like paradise. The glaciers are melting. The fish are disappearing. Let’s go see a movie. I think that was the central theme of the …

Looking for Social, Labor Dimension in Korea-ASEAN Summit

The Seoul Times

… Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and Singapore), and the four latecomers in the group (Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, and Burma/Myanmar). …

Looking for Social, Labor Dimension in Korea-ASEAN Summit

The Seoul Times

Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar and Philippines introduced minimum wages to protect vulnerable workers. Cambodia, Lao PDR and Myanmar introduced minimum wage …

Korea to host CEO meet with ASEAN

Korea Herald

The FTA on the service sector between Korea and ASEAN took effect on May 1, 2009 with Myanmar, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, the Philippines and Brunei. …

Lumley: The Green Party is the obvious choice in poll

This is London – 

Both women have campaigned against human rights abuses in Burma and Lumley said the Green Party was “the obvious choice for real change”. …

Underground medics: rebuilding Burma’s ruin

Democratic Voice of Burma

They provide emergency shelter, food and clothing, along with medical care, and continue to document human rights violations inside Burma. …

EU-ASEAN summit to kick off

Phnom Penh Post – 

In a joint statement released Tuesday, the Sam Rainsy Party and Human Rights Party backed the call, saying Aung San Suu Kyi’s trial should be on the agenda …

Studying irrationality rationally

Sin Chew Jit Poh – 

No my friends, it is not that we are on the slow boat to democracy: The journey hasn’t even begun yet. (By FARISH A. NOOR/MySinchew) (FARISH A. NOOR is …

THE MYANMAR-MALYSIAN-THAI HUMAN TRAFFICKING TRIANGLE REVEALED

Pattaya Daily News – 

… based on evidence from Burmese migrants and human rights activists, claiming that illegal Myanmar migrants deported from Malaysia were frequently turned …

Rohingya boat people to be deported from Aceh

Jakarta Post

The 12-page report titled, Perilous Plight: Burma’s Rohingya Take to the Seas, examines the causes of the exodus of the Rohingya people from Myanmar and …

Activists in Cambodia urge release of Suu Kyi

AsiaOne

PHNOM PENH (AFP) – Rights activists demanded freedom for Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday, ahead of a series of meetings between ..

Defence witnesses to be called in Suu Kyi trial

Legalbrief (subscription)

The first defence witnesses are expected to be called in the trial of Aung San Suu Kyi, the Burmese opposition leader, as diplomatic pressure on the

John Whitehead: Suu Kyi shows courage in the face of tyranny

Pocono Record – 

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

‘The Elders’ demand release of pro-democracy leader Suu Kyi

Press Trust of India

The group also urged member countries of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) to make it clear to the Government of Burma that the proposed …

Govt to ship Rohingya refugees to Bangladesh

Jakarta Post

They initially said they were from Myanmar, but none had identification papers. They now say they are Bangladeshi citizens, Asruchin said. …

Myanmar ends Aung San Suu Kyi house arrest but detention continues

People’s Daily Online

The Myanmar authorities lifted the house arrest of Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday, but she remains under detention and faces charges for an incident in which a …

Thai food offers lessons in history and geography

Saudi Gazette

Sirichalerm Svasti, better known as Chef McDang, says the cuisine of the north was free to filch elements from neighboring China, Myanmar and India thanks …

Chevron, Shell and the True Cost of Oil

Truthdig – 

… (after French oil company Total) of the Yadana natural gas field and pipeline project, based in Burma (which the military junta renamed Myanmar). …

India, Saudis hold naval exercise as China quietly projects power …

World Tribune

China is building ports, roads and railways the report said and is selling military goods to governments in Myanmar (Burma), Maldives, Mauritius, …

Obama Emulating Jimmy Carter in Portraying US As Soft, Analyst Says

CNSNews.com

Citing its approach to North Korea, Iran, South Asia, the Middle East, China and Burma, veteran India-based analyst Bahukutumbi Raman said the new …

Suu Kyi testifies, pressure builds on Myanmar

Reuters Canada

By Aung Hla Tun YANGON (Reuters) – Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi denied violating her house arrest on Tuesday as the ruling generals tried to …

Rubber Plantations May Have Devastating Environmental Effects

Honolulu Advertiser

… already may have been converted to rubber in the uplands of China, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Myanmar, the authors report. …

Suu Kyi denies charge at trial

Financial Times

By Tim Johnston in Bangkok The Burmese authorities have officially ended the house arrest of Aung San Suu Kyi, opposition leader and Nobel Peace laureate, …

EU and Southeast Asian nations seek closer ties

Deutsche Welle

However, the trial of Burmese pro-democracy leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi will also be an issue in Phnom Penh, said a spokeswoman …

Jailing Suu Kyi again ‘not good for region’ : Thai FM

Nation Multimedia

By Supalak Ganjanakhundee Jailing Burma’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi again could risk regional security, Foreign Minister Kasit Piromya said …

Australia prepare for ‘Carla mania’

NEWS.com.au

She also wrote an open letter to the Burmese junta condemning the imprisonment of pro-democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi. This was in the same week the …

Aung San Suu Kyi’s house arrest officially over

Australia Network News

Aung San Suu Kyi meets United Nations special envoy to Burma, Ibrahim Gambari, in February. [Reuters] Burma’s military junta has officially ended the most …

Indonesia to Repatriate 114 Rohingyas to Bangladesh

Jakarta Globe

Caught between countries, the ethnic group hails from the border area between Bangladesh and Burma, where rights groups say they have been subject to abuses …

Resolution could pressure PRC

Taipei Times – 

The proposal says the Taiwanese government should play an active role in supporting Aung San Suu Kyi and the Burmese public’s desire for democracy. …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

May 27, 2009 at 3:35 pm

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