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World focus on Burma (11 June 2009)

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Lawyers for Myanmar’s Suu Kyi file witness appeal

The Associated Press – ‎‎

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Lawyers for jailed opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi filed an appeal Thursday to Myanmar’s High Court to reinstate two key defense …

MYANMAR – THAILAND Thousands of civilians flee fighting between …

AsiaNews.it – ‎

For several decades the Karen State has seen war between the central government, controlled by ethnic Burmese who are Myanmar’s main ethnic group, …

Suu Kyi witness appeal goes to higher court

Democratic Voice of Burma – ‎

June 11, 2009 (DVB)–Lawyers for Aung San Suu Kyi have submitted an appeal to Burma’s central court to allow the remaining two witnesses disqualified last …

France, Germany deplore Myanmar attitude

Reuters India – ‎

The Burmese junta refused to allow contact,” said Sarkozy. “I deplore this attitude very deeply and Mrs Merkel and I have decided to express our great …

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi says trial politically motivated

AFP – ‎‎

YANGON (AFP) — Democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi believes her trial by Myanmar’s junta is politically motivated, her lawyer said Thursday, as France and …

EU POLITICS

Javno.hr – ‎‎

The two leaders also pledged their support for Myanmar’s detained opposition leader and Nobel peace prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, who faces up to five …

Burma’s Karen unable to return home

BBC News – ‎

More than 4000 ethnic Karen in eastern Burma have fled to Thailand after renewed fighting between Burmese government forces and Karen rebels. …

Suu Kyi lawyers argue in court for more defence witnesses

Earthtimes (press release) – ‎

Yangon – Defense lawyers for Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi argued in court Thursday to be allowed two more witnesses in the case where she …

France, Germany in joint appeal for Aung San Suu Kyi

AFP – ‎‎

PARIS (AFP) — The leaders of France and Germany expressed grave concern Thursday for Aung San Suu Kyi, who has been put on trial by Myanmar’s junta, …

Where Pariah States Meet

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎

In the case of Burma’s military authorities, directives from the UN generally fall on deaf ears. The North Korean press was reminding the world that it …

Being a Defense Lawyer in Burma Is a Risky Business

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎

The Thailand-based human rights group, the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (Burma), said at least 207 Burmese lawyers, including central high …

Big Demand for Suu Kyi Birthday Portrait

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎

By WAI MOE Thousands of portraits of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi are being snapped up in a “Free Suu Kyi” campaign launched in Burma…

ahead of her

Being a Defense Lawyer in Burma Is a Risky Business

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎

By MIN LWIN As the trial of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi…

unfolds, many people are asking: How difficult is it to be a defense lawyer who represents

Six tribal villages relocated for hydro power plant

Narinjara News – ‎‎

Buthidaung: Six Khami ethnic villages in Buthidaung Township were forced to relocate by the Burmese Army recently for construction of the Sai Dan hydro …

US Burma policy could be changed

Narinjara News – ‎‎

By Tun Kyaw, Dhaka: The United States under the rule of President Barack Obama may ease its long- standing policy of isolation against military-ruled Burma, …

Where Pariah States Meet

The Irrawaddy News Magazine –

By WAI MOE It is arguable whether democratic countries are currently working together in a spirit of cooperation to protect global human rights; …

Report Cites Abuse of Workers

Women’s Wear Daily –

China still bans independent unions, the study said, and last year, China and eight other nations, including Burma, Cuba, Iran and Turkey, imprisoned trade …

Joint Forces Concentrate on Mortar Attacks against KNU

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎

… consider yourself as a good friend, there will be no burden or threats at your border due to [the] internal affairs of Myanmar [Burma],” the article said.

Suu Kyi trial may last two more weeks

United Press International – ‎

Suu Kyi, who has already spent 13 of the past 19 years under house arrest, is on trial in the military junta-ruled country, formerly called Burma, …

UN Urges Focus on Education, as Donors Express Misgivings

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎

By ARKAR MOE The United Nations has called on Burma’s military junta to cooperate with the international community to improve the state of education in the …

Burmese activists wait on court ruling

ABC Online – ‎

Jail or worse is used to punish those who breach strict state laws that claim to protect the stability of the union of Myanmar. …

Burma: India remains silent

HardNews Magazine – ‎

It is yet to seen if this stirs up any response India’s silence on Burma and its icon of democracy, Aung San Suu Kyi, deafening. Those who are fighting for …

Commentary: Impunity bars justice for Burmese ethnic groups

Democratic Voice of Burma – ‎‎

June 11, 2009 (DVB)–While the world has remained rapt by the trial of Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi, the ongoing crisis over rights for ethnic minorities in the …

Recent action against Suu Kyi deeply troubling: US

Indian Express – ‎

Campbell said Burma is “very high” on the agenda of Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, on the list of issues related to South east Asia, adding neither …

Suu Kyi Detention Extended Pending Resolution of New Charges

DigitalJournal.com – ‎

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi of Myanmar will not gain freedom after 13 years in captivity as new charges are being filed against her for …

N. Korea digs tunnels in Myanmar to earn dollars

Korea Herald – ‎

A fascinating new glimpse of this business has now been offered in secret photos from Burma obtained by this correspondent. The photos, taken between 2003 …

Burmese shells land on Thai soil

Democratic Voice of Burma – ‎

June 11, 2009 (DVB)–Artillery shells fired by the Burmese army in its ongoing offensive against the Karen National Union have reportedly landed on Thai soil …

Myanmar Thailand Refugees

Suomen Kuvalehti – ‎‎

In this photo taken Tuesday, June 9, 2009 released by Free Burma Rangers, a Karen mother and her baby flee in the rain from the fighting between Myanmar …

A Fugitive Monk Who Defied the Burmese Junta Speaks Out


Foreign Policy Journal – ‎‎

The Burmese people at home and in Australia dislike him. They feel that his actions were too close to the 2010 election and Aung San Suu Kyi’s release date. …

Staff Editorial: The business of betterment

Diamondback Online – ‎

… the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Myanmar (also called Burma), where human rights abuses and problems of poor governance are rampant. …

Ex-Singapore PM urges free Myanmar polls

英文中國郵報 – ‎

… Myanmar are members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), which issued a rare public criticism of the ruling junta in the former Burma …

In pictures: Karen refugees

BBC News – ‎

More than 4000 ethnic Karen in eastern Burma have fled to Thailand after renewed fighting between Burmese government forces and Karen rebels. …

A MISSIONARY’S PASSION

Calcutta Telegraph – ‎

While in Burma (Myanmar) its wood is used for the construction of house posts and furniture, in India, the tussar silkworms are fed on its leaves. …

ASEAN, Donor Countries Seeking Guarantees From Burma on Cyclone …

Voice of America – ‎

… ASEAN’s Secretary-General, Surin Pitsuwan, told journalists they were concerned about the effectiveness of aid to Burma, also known as Myanmar. …

Toward conditions for coexistence

Taipei Times – ‎‎

… Richard Holbrooke); signed on to a joint Asia/Europe summit declaration calling for the release of Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi; …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

June 11, 2009 at 2:11 pm

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