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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (7 June 2009)

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Demonstrators Demand Aung San Suu Kyi’s Release

YLE News – ‎

An association of Burmese people living in Finland is staging a demonstration in Helsinki on Sunday to demand that the Burmese junta free Burmese opposition …

Aid groups: 3000 villagers flee Myanmar shelling

The Associated Press –

The Thailand-based Free Burma Rangers said that refugees began streaming out of the Ler Per Her camp in eastern Karen state on Friday and that Myanmar …

Aid group says 4000 refugees flee to Thailand from Myanmar

GulfNews – ‎

The Free Burma Rangers said troops from the Karen National Union had so far prevented Myanmar soldiers and their allies in the Democratic Karen Buddhist …

It’s Burma’s generals who should be persecuted – ‎

The recent arrest and detention of Burma’s democracy icon Daw Aung San Suu Kyi poses a monumental challenge to democracy. Suu Kyi, a Nobel laureate, …

Over 3000 Karen villagers flee Myanmar military to Thailand

Earthtimes (press release) – ‎‎

The Karen National Union (KNU), the political wing of the insurgency, seeks autonomy for the Karen state in eastern Myanmar, also called Burma. …

Chong Wei receives Darjah Bakti award

Daily Express – ‎

He was also instrumental in the national squad’s gold medal haul in the Seap Games (now Sea Games) in 1961 when they edged Burma (now Myanmar) 2-1 in the …

Burma’s Nasaka Fire on Bangladeshi Fishermen, 11 injured

Narinjara News – ‎‎

Teknaf: Burmese border forces opened fire on Bangladeshi fishing boats catching Hilsa fish in the mouth of the Naff River around St. Martin Island last …

Myanmar democracy movement appears to be weakening

Los Angeles Times – ‎

Sources in Myanmar, also known as Burma, have confirmed that officials from China, Myanmar’s biggest supplier of consumer goods and the main investor in the …

Burma rebukes Suu Kyi party over trial criticism

Australia Network News – ‎

The New Light of Myanmar newspaper said their comments had harmed peace and stability and disturbed the trial proceedings. Ms Suu Kyi faces up to five years …

More delay in Suu Kyi Burma trial

Tehran Times – ‎

The trial of Burma’s jailed democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been delayed over efforts to reinstate defense witnesses, her lawyer said. …

Suu Kyi court case adjourned

Financial Times – ‎‎

By Tim Johnston The Burmese court trying Aung San Suu Kyi, the Nobel laureate, has adjourned the hearing until June 12 to allow an appeal against a motion …

Amnesty warns on Internet repression

Net4now –

The human rights organisation highlighted increasing reports of “Internet filtering” around the world, where governments block access to specific sites or …

Labor Group Urges Burma to End Forced Labor

Voice of America –

By VOA News The International Labor Organization is calling on the Burmese government to change legislation and a constitutional provision that allow forced …

India’s Policy On Burma Is Discouraging

Asian Tribune –

“With the eyes of the international community on Myanmar at present, the honour and the credibility of the government are at stake,” added the statement. …

A crackling good yarn

Hindu – ‎

… was carrying with him on what was to be the leader’s last war-time sortie, on the flight that crashed in the fetid jungles on the Indo-Burma border. …

ILO alarmed by forced labour clause in Myanmar constitution

AFP – ‎

GENEVA (AFP) — International labour experts on Saturday called on the Myanmar government to amend a provision in the country’s new constitution that could …

UN labor panel urges Myanmar to free Suu Kyi

eTaiwan News – ‎

AP A key committee of the UN labor agency has appealed for the immediate release of Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar. The panel of the International Labor …

Rights Group Warns of Clashes in Burma

Voice of America – ‎‎

By VOA News A rights group said Saturday it has received reports that Burma’s army is set to attack a refugee camp near the border with Thailand. …

ILO tells Myanmar to stop forced labor

Washington Post –

… speakers who raised the case of Aung San Suu Kyi, the opposition leader currently on trial after years of house arrest, or referred to Myanmar as Burma.

BREAKING NEWS: Burma Army Attacks Christian Orphanage; Many Flee

BosNewsLife – ‎

The ICC official said the attack came as a major setback as the “orphanage was a new project for us” in Burma, also known as Myanmar. …

Burma Rebukes Opposition Leaders for Criticizing Trial of Aung San …

Voice of America –

The official New Light of Myanmar newspaper said four senior members of the National League for Democracy party met government officials for 30 minutes late …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

June 7, 2009 at 2:35 pm

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