Save Burma

ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (28 May 2009)

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Online campaign gathers support for Myanmar’s Suu Kyi

CNN – 

“It is not any action of yours, but your house arrest, which symbolizes the suppression of Burmese democracy, that is criminal. It is your trial, …

Myanmar junta allows only one witness for Aung San Suu Kyi defence

Monsters and Critics.com – 

… ‘Saving Suu is Saving Burma,’ witnesses said. Suu Kyi’s trial has been widely criticized by the international community and even some of Myanmar’s close …

Brown to Burma: Release Suu Kyi

InTheNews.co.uk – 

The auspicious date of the Beijing Olympics opening ceremony will be marked for very different reasons by the people of Burma. Full Story Gordon Brown has …

China’s race to supremacy

guardian.co.uk – 

In those years China has come to support even more delinquent regimes such as Burma, Zimbabwe and Sudan in order to keep the international arena unsettled, …

Ministers confront Myanmar

Phnom Penh Post – 

… said EU and ASEAN leaders were in a good position to pressure Myanmar’s leaders for reform. “I feel that the Burmese government is abusing the law [in] …

US Man Says God Led Him To Suu Kyi

OfficialWire – ‎‎

by OfficialWire NewsDesk YANGON, MYANMAR — (OfficialWire) — 05/27/09 — The US Vietnam veteran who swam to Aung San Suu Kyi’s house in Myanmar told a court …

Recession breeds more repression

Toronto Star – 

The Amnesty report, released yesterday, said governments in Burma (also known as Myanmar), North Korea and Zimbabwe have used food as a weapon to keep their …

Underlying the economic crisis is a human rights time bomb

Amnesty International UK – 

Skyrocketing food prices have led to more hunger and disease in many countries, and in some countries – notably in Burma (Myanmar), North Korea and Zimbabwe …

Myanmar rejects foreign ‘interference’ over Suu Kyi

AFP

Outside the court security officials arrested a lone protester in his 50s holding a banner in Burmese and English said “Saving Suu is saving Burma”, …

Myanmar junks foreign ‘pressure’ over Suu Kyi

Inquirer.net – 

PHNOM PENH–Myanmar’s deputy foreign minister told Asian and European officials Thursday that the regime rejects foreign “pressure and interference” over …

Free Aung San Suu Kyi

PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung) – 

2009-05-28 09:56:10 – Burma’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been named recipient of Mahatma Gandhi International Award for Peace and …

Junta rejects UN Security Council’s demand

Mizzima.com – 

Following the trial against Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the UNSC issued a statement on May 22 expressing its concern over developments in Burma. …

India criticised for silence on Burma

Democratic Voice of Burma – ‎‎

May 28, 2009 (DVB)–The Indian government has been lambasted by celebrities and former senior ministers for failing to condemn Burma’s ruling junta,…

Free Aung San Suu Kyi

PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung) – 

2009-05-28 09:56:10 – Burma’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been named recipient of Mahatma Gandhi International Award for Peace and …

Myanmar Foreign Minister says Suu Kyi trial “not political”

Reuters South Africa – 

In the first public defence of the trial by an official, Nyan Win accused the international community of meddling in the former Burma’s affairs and said …

Indian Human Rights Activists Support Suu Kyi

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

A conference was held in the Constitution Club in New Delhi on Wednesday to show the Indian people’s solidarity with the people of Burma and Suu Kyi, …

Burmese court rejects Suu Kyi witnesses

Financial Times – 

By Tim Johnston in Bangkok Lawyers for Aung San Suu Kyi, the detained Burmese opposition leader, say they are likely to have a verdict in the next few days …

Myanmar trial: Court disqualifies most of Aung San Suu Kyi witnesses

Chicago Tribune – 

AP YANGON, Myanmar — The court trying Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on allegations she violated the terms of her house arrest disqualified all …

Mongla follows Wa to reject border force proposal

Shan Herald Agency for News

The Burma Army on the other hand, will be putting to use weapons imported from North Korea, according to a local businessman. “It will also kill a lot of …

Suu Kyi defence witnesses rejected

Aljazeera.net

The sole defence witness in the trial of Aung San Suu Kyi, the detained Myanmar opposition leader, is expected to be called to testify on Thursday after the …

Amnesty International Report on Asia

GulfNews

In May – only a week before the scheduled day for the referendum – Cyclone Nargis devastated parts of southern Myanmar, affecting approximately 2.4 million …

Get kids off Christmas Island, Amnesty urges

ABC Online – 

Amnesty says the worst example is the military junta in Burma, which refused international assistance for more than two million survivors of Cyclone Nargis …

Foreign worker enclaves mushroom in Singapore

AFP – 

Movie stills featuring the history of the country formerly known as Burma, as well as pictures of its famous actors, adorn the walls of the cosy restaurant …

Remembering Tiananmen Square

Forbes

In Myanmar–or Burma as we then called it–thousands of democratic protesters took to the streets in 1988. They were gunned down, their leaders killed, …

Movie Reviews: Burma VJ, Up, What Goes Up

LA Weekly – 

By Freelance GO BURMA VJ How we view the relationship between traditional and new media should forever be changed by Danish filmmaker Anders Østergaard’s …

MediaWATCH: Swine Flu to Affect One in Five

Phuketwan – 

The zoo’s star residents had shown no interest in reproducing since they arrived on a 10-year loan from China in 2003. scmp.com Myanmar democracy icon Aung…

UPI NewsTrack TopNews

United Press International – 

Critics suggest that the military junta ruling the country formerly known as Burma want Suu Kyi behind bars during elections next year. …

GFA Missionaries Reaching Out to Bengal Cyclone Victims

Christian News Wire (press release) – 

Cyclone Nargis, a storm that claimed 146000 lives in Myanmar (Burma) last year. Gospel for Asia is an evangelical mission organization based in Carrollton …

Scribe a star to Myanmar refugees

The Japan Times – 

The Kyoto native said his father was sent to Burma, as Myanmar used to be known, during World War II while Tanabe was a child. He recalls hearing tales from …

Chevron CEO: Chevron Is ‘Constructive Force’ In Myanmar

CNNMoney.com – ‎‎

O’Reilly described a similar approach to the situation in Myanmar , formerly called Burma, where the government recently increased its pressure on human- …

One Way to Deal With Burma

UN Dispatch – 

Second, it will address the widespread culture of impunity in Burma. Third, it has the potential to deter future crimes against humanity in Myanmar. …

Creative counseling

Daily Tar Heel – 

There are more than 400 refugees from Myanmar, formerly Burma, in Chapel Hill. Most of them are of the Karen ethnic group, the minority group in Myanmar. …

Plight of Rohingya forgotten: HRW report

Mizzima.com – 

by Solomon New Delhi (Mizzima) – Regional countries and neighbors should press Burma’s ruling junta to cease in the systematic abuse of the Rohingya and …

In northern Thailand, food gives a history lesson

BusinessWorld Online – 

… also at times be called very Burmese. A popular dish is khao gan jin, or rice wrapped in banana leaves cooked in pork blood, and imported from Myanmar, …

EU-ASEAN: ever closer

7thSpace Interactive (press release) – 

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

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, …

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. …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

May 28, 2009 at 12:16 pm

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