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World focus on Burma (9 June 2009)

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Burma Court Allows Witness Testimony on Suu Kyi’s Behalf

Washington Post – ‎

… annoyed the neighbors, and it has called attention to the 2010 elections,” said Mark Canning, the British ambassador to Burma, also known as Myanmar. …

Myanmar court allows extra Suu Kyi witness: party

AFP – ‎

Aung San Suu Kyi’s lawyers had initially accused the ruling junta of trying to push through to a widely expected guilty verdict, but diplomats said the …

Burmese Court Approves 2nd Witness to Testify for Aung San Suu Kyi

Voice of America – ‎‎

By VOA News A Burmese appeals court has agreed to let a second witness testify on behalf of jailed pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. …

Legislature adds plenary session to review delayed bills

Taipei Times – ‎

… the government to support Burmese democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi while and consider imposing economic sanctions on Myanmar until its junta improves …

Fresh clashes force many Karen to flee

Mizzima.com – ‎‎

by Solomon New Delhi (Mizzima) – Over 3500 Karen in eastern Burma have fled to neighbouring Thailand in the aftermath of fresh conflicts along the border …

Burmese court admits defence witness in Suu Kyi trial

Financial Times – ‎

By Tim Johnston in Bangkok In a rare legal victory for government opponents, a court in Burma has partially granted an appeal by the defence team …

4000 Karen flee fighting in Myanmar

msnbc.com – ‎‎

Myanmar is also known as Burma. The Rangers conduct humanitarian missions inside Myanmar and have been providing assistance to the Ler Per Her refugees. …

China leaves democracy icon Suu Kyi’s fate with junta

Manila Times – ‎

By Llanesca T. Panti, Reporter While most members of the international community have called for the release of Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu …

Character assassination of Aung San Suu Kyi

Mizzima.com – ‎‎

Local residents in Mandalay, Burma’s second largest city, said they have received distorted pictures – depicting Daw Aung San Suu Kyi in compromising …

From other pens – Aung San Suu Kyi: Courage

White Mountain Independent – ‎

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

Myanmar court allows extra Suu Kyi witness: party

ABS CBN News – ‎‎

YANGON – A court in military-ruled Myanmar ruled Tuesday that Aung San Suu Kyi can have an extra defence witness at her trial, but upheld a ban on testimony …

Myanmar court grants Suu Kyi 1 more witness

The Associated Press – ‎‎

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A Myanmar court ruled Tuesday that pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi will be allowed to have one more defense witness at a trial …

Junta No 3 Reportedly in China

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎‎

Burma observers say that there could be three reasons behind of Shwe Mann’s trip to China. These concern ongoing political conditions in Burma, …

Singapore: SM Goh visits Myanmar

ISRIA – ‎‎

enior Minister Goh Chok Tong is currently on a visit to the Union of Myanmar. SM’s visit is at the invitation of Myanmar Prime Minister General Thein Sein, …

Court Rejects Two Suu Kyi Defense Witnesses

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎‎

The state-run newspaper, the New Light of Myanmar, reported that the divisional court said there was no argument against Suu Kyi’s character in the charges …

Myanmar court upholds ban on two Suu Kyi witnesses

Washington Post – ‎

A conviction is widely expected in the former Burma, where the courts have often bent the law to suit the ruling generals. Suu Kyi’s next scheduled court …

KNU Calls for Tripartite Talks

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎

… ethnic ceasefire groups in northern Burma, such as the United Wa State Army and Kokang group, also known as Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army, …

Thousands flee Burmese army offensive

Telegraph.co.uk – ‎‎

Around 4000 refugees have fled a Burmese army offensive and crossed into Thailand in the biggest exodus across the war torn frontier for a decade. …

Burma Challenges Thailand with its Border Offensive

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎

The Burmese regime’s rebuttal, carried by The New Light of Myanmar and other state-run newspapers, blasted Thailand, saying the statement was “tantamount to …

Second defense witness to testify in Suu Kyi trial

Mizzima.com –

by Mungpi New Delhi (Mizzima) – The Rangoon Divisional Court on Tuesday decided to allow a second defense witness to testify in the trial against …

Junta reminds radio-listeners to pay tax

Mizzima.com – ‎‎

In the wake of Cyclone Nargis which lashed Burma in May 2008, people rely more on cheap short wave radios which are affordable by common people to get true …

Indonesia says US sanctions hurting Burmese citizens

Democratic Voice of Burma – ‎

June 9, 2009 (DVB)–The Indonesian foreign minister said during a speech in the United States yesterday that US sanctions on Burma are causing hardship to …

Myanmar court allows Suu Kyi defence to call 1 witness

CBC.ca – ‎‎

The Nobel laureate has spent 13 of the last 19 years in detention without trial for her non-violent promotion of democracy in Burma, also known as Myanmar. …

Thailand Confirms Thousands of Karen Villagers Fleeing Fighting in …

Voice of America – ‎

By Daniel Schearf Thailand has confirmed reports that thousands of ethnic Karen villagers have fled into the country to escape fighting in neighboring Burma …

Myanmar rebels seek world help after clashes

Independent Online – ‎

The KNU is one of the few remaining ethnic insurgent groups in Myanmar – formerly called Burma – that is yet to sign a peace deal with the junta. …

Thailand: Recent arrivals from Myanmar

Reuters AlertNet – ‎

Many of the people brought their belongings with them, and the Thailand-Burma Border Consortium, a group of non-governmental organizations providing aid to …

AV industry urged to help victims of Burmese cyclone

AV Interactive – ‎‎

Questmark has issued an appeal for the av industry to help the victims of Cyclone Nargis, that devastated the delta region in Myanmar (Burma). …

Myanmar allows Suu Kyi witness

Aljazeera.net – ‎

A court in Myanmar has said it will allow a second defence witness to testify in the trial of Aung San Suu Kyi, the country’s detained opposition leader. …

Myanmar: Japanese earthquake survivors help victims of Cyclone Nargis

ReliefWeb (press release) – ‎‎

A third of the health centres destroyed by the cyclone still need to be rebuilt,” says IOM Myanmar Chief of Mission, Mariko Tomiyama. …

Former First Lady Laura Bush ‘On the Record’

FOXNews –

I talked to her about Burma. I’m worried, like so many other people are, about Aung San Suu Kyi and this trial that the military juntas have, …

AV industry urged to help victims of Burmese cyclone

AV Interactive – ‎‎

Questmark has issued an appeal for the av industry to help the victims of Cyclone Nargis, that devastated the delta region in Myanmar (Burma). …

Powerless against The Lady

Mizzima.com – ‎

Further, the military is now getting ready to put Aung San Suu Kyi – daughter of the founding father of modern Burma, in notorious Insein Prison following …

First woman chairperson of Arakanese organization

Narinjara News – ‎

The ASAJ donated a large amount of money to victims of Cyclone Nargis in Hai Gyi Island and other affected areas in the Irrawaddy delta last year. …

Nearly 4000 Karen flee into Thailand as Myanmar army attacks continue

GulfNews – ‎‎

Bangkok: A spokesman says nearly 4000 Karen have abandoned a camp and their villages in eastern Myanmar to seek refuge in Thailand as government troops …

Burma’s unravelling web of deceipt

Democratic Voice of Burma – ‎

… this year six students were sentenced under charges of sedition for collecting and burying the rotting corpses of victims of last year’s cyclone Nargis. …

2000 flee Myanmar fighting: Thailand

英文中國郵報 – ‎

She added that another 400 Karen had entered Thailand’s western province of Tak from Myanmar since the start of June. The Thailand-based Free Burma Rangers …

Indonesia pledges to follow US on nukes

The Age –

In their news conference, Clinton and Wirajuda also said they would work together to try to free Burma’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi who is being …

MediaWATCH: Stayput Monk Takes On US

Phuketwan –

… Tong visited Burma on a ”goodwill trip” on Monday, as international anger against the regime continued to mount over the trial of Aung San Suu Kyi. …

Blessed or cursed? Burma temple’s collapse shocks gods-fearing junta

Scotsman – ‎

… than Burma, and the collapse of the temple has been widely seen as something more portentous than poor construction work. y leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, …

SM kicks off Myanmar visit

Straits Times – ‎

The two-star general, slated as one of Myanmar’s rising stars, briefed Mr Goh on recent developments in Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city and its former …

Kids4Kids Event To Mark World Refugee Day

Scoop.co.nz (press release) – ‎

Over the last eight years New Zealand has been the destination for just over one thousand refugees from Burma/Myanmar with around 255 settling in Wellington …

Vegetation may not slow wave erosion

Nature.com (subscription) – ‎

… caused by Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and other recent disasters, such as the Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004 and Cyclone Nargis, which hit Burma…

last year.

Thousands flee latest military offensive in Karen State

Mizzima.com – ‎

The Thailand Burma Border Consortium (TBBC) has provided food for these people but it is not enough for them,” Albert, from the Thai-Burma border-based ...


Written by Lwin Aung Soe

June 9, 2009 at 5:39 pm

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