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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (24 June 2009)

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Myanmar’s ‘secret tunnels’ revealed


Aljazeera.net –

According to the Oslo-based Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB), which agitates against Myanmar’s military government, between 600 and 800 underground

Tributes paid to the last American Baptist missionary to Burma

Christian Today – India – Derick Ho

For 20 years, Johnson and his family served in Burma also known as Myanmar until Burma military government ordered them to leave the country in 1966.

Myanmar says no news on tracked NKorean ship


AFP – ‎‎

The Democratic Voice of Burma said most of the huge, vehicle-width tunnels were constructed around the ruling junta’s new capital, Naypyidaw. Myanmar

Iconic Obama artist unveils Suu Kyi image

AFP – ‎

raise awareness of her ongoing house arrest and the oppressive nature of the military regime ruling Burma,” Fairey said, using Myanmar’s earlier name.

UN envoy heads for Myanmar

Aljazeera.net –

Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, has been ruled by the military since 1962. The current regime seized power in 1988 and called national elections in 1990.

Made in China? No thanks

Examiner.com –

Yesterday I wrote about the ongoing prosecution and incarceration of Burmese human-rights activists Aung San Suu Kyi. Today, the official Xinhua News Agency …

The week’s other crackdown: the Karen

Boise Weekly – Patrick Winn – ‎

(The junta renamed the nation “Union of Myanmar” in 1989, though many foreign nations refuse to recognize the name change.) Burma is, in essence, …

Lawyers for Burma’s Suu Kyi appeal witness ban

CBC.ca – ‎

(Richard Vogel/Associated Press) The High Court of the country also known as Myanmar did not immediately set a date for its ruling. Suu Kyi’s widely watched …

Fairey’s Latest Campaign Poster

ARTINFO – ‎‎

Fairey created the poster of Suu Kyi with the Human Rights Action Center and the US Campaign for Burma, which are planning a concert in Los Angeles in late …

Honorary degree for Burmese democracy leader

Derry Today -‎

Burma’s jailed democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is to be awarded an honorary degree by the University of Ulster. The Nobel Peace Laureate will be awarded …

Malaysia may deport detained Myanmar activists: rights group

MSN Malaysia News –

Rights groups Wednesday expressed concern that 14 Myanmar activists detained by Malaysian police for holding a protest to mark democracy leader Aung San Suu …

Aung San Suu Kyi’s Lawyer Appeals Again to Allow Witnesses to Testify

Voice of America – ‎‎

By VOA News Burma’s Supreme Court has heard an appeal by lawyers for opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to allow two of her key aides to testify at her …

High Court hears Aung San Suu Kyi’s lawyers’ arguments

Mizzima.com – ‎

by Mungpi New Delhi (mizzima) – Burma’s High Court on Wednesday heard defense arguments for allowing two more witnesses in the controversial trial against …

Cheering the Team, Burmese Style

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Yan Naing – ‎

On the day Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was put on trial at Insein Prison “special court”, one Rangoon resident reported that some in the …

UK Brown: UK Open To New Sanctions Against Myanmar

Wall Street Journal – Uk Brown – ‎

“At the last meeting of the European Council we sent a very powerful message that unless action is taken in Burma to free Aung San Suu Kyi, …

Thai government urged not to repatriate Karen refugees

Mizzima.com – ‎

Kraisak Chunhavan, chairman of the Asean Inter-Parliamentary Myanmar Caucus (AIPMC) expressed concern over the situation on the Thai- border where the Burma…

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi to receive Mahatma Gandhi peace award

Christian Today – India – Babu Thomas – ‎

The Nobel peace prize laureate has spent 13 of the past 19 years in detention for opposing the Burmese military regime and demanding a democratic rule.

Burmese Gems for Sale

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Arkar Moe

A special Burmese gems emporium organized by the state-run Myanmar Gems Enterprise (MGE) is taking place at the Myanmar Convention Center (MCC) …

Than Shwe Maneuvers to Retain Power

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Lynn Htut – ‎

They accuse Than Shwe of diminishing Burma’s federal policy and of destroying the Union of Myanmar. Than Shwe promised ethnic leaders that if the armed …

Suu Kyi to receive Mahatma Gandhi International Award

Merinews – ‎

BURMESE PRO-democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi has been named the recipient of this year’s Mahatma Gandhi International Award for Peace and Reconciliation, …

Aung San Suu Kyi thankful for greetings. The junta arrest those …

AsiaNews.it -‎

The Burmese Opposition leader “regrets” that she cannot personally thank those who marked her birthday at home and abroad. The military has arrested two …

Terry Waite backs statement in support of Aung San Suu Kyi

Religious Intelligence Ltd – George Conger – ‎‎

The imprisoned Burmese leader faces an additional five years confinement if found guilty of the charge. The statement endorsed by 107 former political …

Burma acts the bully on Thailand

Democratic Voice of Burma – Larry Jagan – ‎

“With the eyes of the international community on Myanmar at present, the honour and the credibility of the Government of the Union of Myanmar are at stake,” …

Myanmar postpones Aung San Suu Kyi court hearing again

Monsters and Critics.com – ‎

They added that Win Tin, a former journalist, gave several interviews to the Democratic Voice of Burma, the BBC and Radio Free Asia, in which he had …

Groups fear Malaysia may deport Myanmar protesters

Sin Chew Jit Poh – ‎

… Watch urged Malaysia to free all the detainees, who joined the demonstration to protest Suu Kyi’s detention in Myanmar, which is also known as Burma. …

Shoot first, talk later in Myanmar

Asia Times Online – Brian McCartan – ‎

The offensive has shifted international media attention away from the trial of pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi and short-circuited a recent Thai …

‘Funny Virus’ Spreads Infection on Myanmar’s Computer

SPAMfighter News – ‎

… a large number of computers in and around the Union of Myanmar (also called Burma), according to reports from THE IRRAWADDY published on June 16, 2009. …

Burma – In The Frame

Special Broadcasting Service – ‎‎

The constant threat of capture, arrest and torture are just some of the hazards of working as an undercover journalist in Burma. This week Aaron Lewis …

Block paving the way for change

Sunderland Echo – Katy Wheeler

The most famous political prisoner being held in Burma’s notorious Insein prison is the leader of Burma’s democracy movement, Aung San Suu Kyi, …

GOP congressman Dana Rohrabacher blames Obama for bloodshed in Iran

Examiner.com – ‎

… following a North Korea ship that is thought to be carrying nuclear missiles to Myanmar (Burma), testing the newest UN sanctions against North Korea. …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

June 24, 2009 at 5:35 pm

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