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World focus on Burma (29 June 2009)

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Book Review: The Voice of Hope

Political Affairs Magazine – David Calleja
by Alan Clements U Tin U, the National League for Democracy (NLD) Deputy Leader, once said that “Burma is a prison within a prison. …

When a Coup is Good

Gather.com – shamus cooke
Normally, a military junta is not a good thing (see Burma, aka, Myanmar), but every so often it is for the better. The Honduran people, expecially the ones …

Closer Burma-N Korea Ties a Serious Cause for Concern

The Irrawaddy News Magazine –
“Given North Korea’s nuclear trade to Syria, its attempts to sell Scuds to Myanmar [Burma], and its ongoing sales of conventional arms, there’s reason to be …

Former First Lady Bush, U2 Rockers Support Suu Kyi

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Arkar Moe‎‎
Bush, writing in The Washington Post on Sunday, said the UN Security Council should refer leaders of Burma to the International Criminal Court for war …

Junta Criticized for Censoring Media

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Arkar Moe
International media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) released a joint statement with the Burma Media Association on Friday condemning …

… rejected an appeal by legal counsels to reinstate two allegedly key defense witnesses in the ongoing trial of Burmese democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. …

Inspect the North Korean ship bound for Myanmar, or destroy it

Mind Your Own Damn Business Politics – Robert S. Siegel
North Korea has sent a ship to Myanmar (Burma), a nation ruled by one of the few governments more tyrannical than North Korea (though recent statements from …

Burma Court Rejects Aung San Suu Kyi Witness Appeal

Voice of America – Daniel Schearf
Burma’s highest court has rejected an appeal to allow more defense witnesses in the trial of detained democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. …

U2 to launch tour with Suu Kyi in audience

Mizzima.com –
At the height of the crackdown against protesters in Burma in late September 2007, Bono remarked, “When you are a monk in Burma this very week, …

Analysis: China, Cuba Cuts Off News About Iranian Furor

KYW1060.com – Larry Kane
Governments in China, Burma also known as Myanmar, and Cuba have almost eliminated any items about the Iranian street demonstrations, and especially, …

Color Revolutions, Old and New

The People’s Voice – Stephen Lendman
… before being sent back to organize inside Myanmar.” NED admitted funding opposition media, including the Democratic Voice of Burma radio. …

Myanmar court rejects appeal for Suu Kyi witnesses

guardian.co.uk – ‎‎
AP foreign, Monday June 29 2009 YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar’s highest court rejected an appeal Monday by Aung San Suu Kyi’s lawyers to reinstate two …

Myanmar court rejects appeal for Suu Kyi witnesses

Bloomington Pantagraph –
FILE – In this May 6, 2002 file photo, Aung San Suu Kyi walks with friends and family members at the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar. …

Aung San Suu Kyi told not to call witnesses

Barcelona News –
64-year-old Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Aung San Suu Kyi, has had another appeal rejected by Myanmar’s highest court . The court has rejected an appeal to …

Court upholds Suu Kyi witness ban

Aljazeera.net –
Myanmar’s high court has rejected an appeal by lawyers representing Aung San Suu Kyi, the detained pro-democracy leader, to reinstate two key defence …

Burma’s cyber war rages on

Mizzima.com – Celeste Chenard
That is why the junta launched http://www.myanmar.com, allowing foreigners to read an electronic version of the state-run English newspaper The New Light of …

Myanmar appeals court bars 2 witnesses for Suu Kyi

Washington Post –
AP YANGON, Myanmar — Myanmar’s highest court rejected an appeal Monday by Aung San Suu Kyi’s lawyers to reinstate two key witnesses in a trial that could …

Legal setback for Suu Kyi defence

BBC News – Jonathan Head
Burma’s highest court has rejected an appeal by lawyers for opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to allow two prominent dissidents to testify …

Volunteers teaching Burmese kids

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette – Devon Haynie
Seconds pass, while seven other kindergartners from Myanmar, formerly Burma, draw pictures of mermaids, pools and flowers in their journals. …

Burma confirms first swine flu case

Democratic Voice of Burma –
The girl, who has not been identified, is being kept in intensive care at the Rangoon hospital, said the state-run New Light of Myanmar newspaper. …

Appeal to reinstate Suu Kyi witnesses rejected

Washington Post – ‎

AP YANGON, Myanmar — Myanmar’s highest court has rejected an appeal by lawyers of Aung San Suu Kyi to reinstate two key defense witnesses in a trial that …

Myanmar court rejects final appeal to reinstate 2 key witnesses in …

Rocky Mount Telegram – ‎

AP YANGON, Myanmar — Myanmar court rejects final appeal to reinstate two key defense witnesses in Aung San Suu Kyi trial. Copyright 2009, The Associated …

When anonymity is not cowardice

Sin Chew Jit Poh – David D. Mathew – ‎

Closer to home, Burmese comedian and blogger Maung Thura popularly known as Zarganar is currently serving a 45 year prison sentence because he critically …

The day the Petaling Jaya police celebrated Aung San Suu Kyi’s …

Malaysia Today – Eric Paulsen

So there you have it – the day the Petaling Jaya police celebrated Aung San Suu Kyi’s birthday. Eric Paulsen is primarily a researcher on refugees and …

UN chief seeks to free reporters in N. Korea

Washington Times – Betsy Pisik

… U Thant of Burma served, from 1961 to 1971. Mr. Ban, who is known for his reticence, said he worked similarly behind the scenes to help win freedom for …

Minister Says Bangladesh For Permanent Solution To Rohingya …

AHN – Siddique Islam

Of them, 236599 have so far returned to Burma, officially known as Myanmar and now 24135 registered Rohingyas are staying at Kutupalong in Ukhia upazila and …

Roll to freedom

Scotsman –

It reminded me of a similar escape by my friend Robin Kynoch-Shand from Elgin, from the Japanese during the Burma campaign in 1944. Captured by the Japanese …

Bangkok Post : Burma, North Korea in an unholy military alliance

Bangkok Post – Aung Zaw – ‎

But after brutally crushing the 1988 democracy uprising, it faced Western sanctions and Burmese leaders desperately looked for new sources of weapons and …

Laura Bush calls for Mynamar pressure

United Press International –

The former first lady said the United Nations Security Council should refer leaders of Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, to the International Criminal Court …

Ban to ask junta to release Suu Kyi

MorungExpress – ‎

Gambari, visiting the former Burma for the eighth time, returned to Yangon after a one-day trip to the new capital Naypyidaw, where he met Myanmar Foreign...



Written by Lwin Aung Soe

June 29, 2009 at 5:23 am

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