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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (30 May 2009)

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Ancient Burma pagoda collapses

Bangkok Post – 

An ancient pagoda collapsed close to Burma’s main city of Yangon Saturday injuring more than 30 people, most of whom were soldiers working on reconstruction …

Suu Kyi’s health improves, ready for verdict

Reuters – 

… former Burma, where the military has ruled for nearly half a century. Speaking at an Asian defense conference, he called Myanmar “one of the isolated, …

Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi Allowed to Meet with Lawyers

Voice of America – ‎‎

By VOA News Aung San Suu Kyi’s lawyer says Burmese military authorities allowed the detained opposition leader to meet with her lawyers for two hours …

Myanmar: Yangon North District Court judges, district law officers …

ISRIA – 

The place in Inya Lake where Mr. John William Yettaw was found by Police Inspector Than Naing and party of the Myanmar Police Force at about 5.30 am on 6 …

Suu Kyi prepares for defense

The Associated Press – 

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar’s detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi harbors no ill feelings toward an American whose uninvited intrusion into …

Tokyo rally calls for Aung San Suu Kyi’s release

Canada.com

… demonstrations led by Buddhist monks in 2007, but it refuses to join its Western allies in imposing sanctions on Myanmar, formerly known as Burma.

Burma rejects foreign criticism

AngolaPress

Cambodia – The Burmese government has rejected foreign criticism of the charges against opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi as interference from abroad. …

Suu Kyi health a ‘grave concern’

AngolaPress – 

Myanmar- The health of jailed Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is a cause for “grave concern”, her National League for Democracy (NLD) says. …

Suu Kyi trial adjourned further

Democratic Voice of Burma – 

May 30, 2009 (DVB)–The next hearing in the trial of Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi has been delayed by the court until 5 June, with no reason given, …

Tips for Conservatives

Shan Herald Agency for News

(Reuters) Debbie Stothard, coordinator of Alternative Asean Network on Burma, says the grouping’s non-interference policy should not apply to Burma: if you …

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi marks six years of detention

AFP – 

… and the institution of meaningful dialogue between the junta and the opposition,” Gates said, using Myanmar’s former name, Burma. …

Neiphiu Rio on winter diplomacy to Myanmar

MorungExpress – 

Information updates on the Indo-Burma borders say that children are also recruited forcibly into the Myanmar military. With barely any road, transport or …

EU’s interaction with Asia

DAWN.com – 

The EU is also leading global efforts to convince the generals in Burma to stop violating human rights and deal fairly and decently with the opposition. …

Myanmar: Defendant Said to Need Medical Care

New York Times – ‎‎

By AP Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, left, the Burmese opposition leader who is being tried on charges of violating the rules of her house arrest, needs urgent …

US presses Myanmar to free Aung San Suu Kyi

Inquirer.net – 

“We need to see real change in Burma – the release of political prisoners, including Aung San Suu Kyi, and the institution of meaningful dialogue between …

Christians Join A Global Campaign to Free Burma Leader

Christian Post – 

… 13 of the last 19 years, including the past six, in detention without trial for her non-violent promotion of democracy in Burma, also known as Myanmar.

Supporters wait on Suu Kyi verdict

Financial Times

By Amy Kazmin Burmese democracy advocates, and their international supporters, are awaiting the imminent verdict in the trial of Aung San Suu Kyi, …

Steps Urged on Rohingya

Radio Free Asia – 

“The Rohingya problem has been lingering for more than 30 years, and Myanmar [Burma] must take steps to solve that,” Moni said, a week after a new influx of …

Burma: Cyclone Fact Sheet #3 (FY) 2009

ReliefWeb (press release)

In response to an insufficient supply of safe drinking water and increased vulnerability to waterborne diseases following Cyclone Nargis, …

The United Nations response is shameful

Times Online – 

The decision by the United Nations’ Human Rights Council to resist setting up an inquiry into the conduct of both the Tamil Tigers and the Sri Lankan …

Injustice In Burma

Voice of America – ‎‎

… toward Burma, which has been subject to US trade and investment sanctions because of its repressive government and repeated violations of human rights. …

Party Concerned About Aung San Suu Kyi’s Health

Journal of Turkish Weekly – 

Burmese activist holds a picture of opposition party leader Aung San Suu Kyi outside the Burmese embassy in Bangkok (File)The party of Burma’s opposition …

‘Grave concern’ over Suu Kyi health

Aljazeera.net

Myanmar, referred to by its former name of Burma by those who reject Myanmar’s military government, has been under military rule since 1962. …

Asean must reprimand Burma over Suu Kyi

เดอะ เนชั่น – 

Respect for human rights and democratic values are the key principles of the charter. If Burma’s military regime does convict the opposition-party leader, …

EDITORIAL COMMENT | Free Her

Times of India

Myanmar cares a damn about what the world says. Its deputy foreign minister has highlighted this once more. In response to international calls for the …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

May 30, 2009 at 4:19 pm

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