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World focus on Burma (1 July 2009)

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UN chief heads for Burma with high hopes and little else

Mizzima.com – Larry Jagan – ‎‎

… last visit to Burma in May 2008. “We greatly hope that the Myanmar leaders will respond positively to the concerns of the international community during

Will Ban Ki-moon’s trip to Burma be fruitful?

Mizzima.com –

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by Mizzima News Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – Ban Ki-moon, United Nations Secretary General will visit Burma on Friday. And during his two-day stay, Ban has sought …

Burma: Make Ban’s Visit Meaningful

منظمة هيومان رايتس (بيان صحفي) –

Ban arrives in Burma on July 3, 2009, the same day that Aung San Suu Kyi’s trial on politically motivated charges is set to resume. …

For UN’s Ban, the Hits Just Keep On Coming, Bad Reviews Trigger …

Inner City Press –

… is that Burma may become “Sri Lanka Two,” an embarrassment in which the re-imprisonment of Aung San Suu Kyi, like the bombardment then internment of …

UN head to meet Myanmar ruler, unlikely Suu Kyi: official

Khaleej Times –

The start of the diplomatically risky visit coincides with the resumption of Aung San Suu Kyi’s trial on charges of breaching the terms of her house arrest …

U2 cover Michael Jackson as they kick off world tour – video

NME.com –

Bono dedicated ‘Walk On’ to former Burma leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who has been under house arrest since being elected leader three years ago.

Burma Tests ASEAN’s Legitimacy

World Politics Review -Photo: Burmese democracy advocate and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi (Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 license).

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Q+A – Will Ban’s visit to Myanmar yield results?

Reuters India – ‎

BANGKOK (Reuters) – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has pledged to deliver the “strongest possible” message to Myanmar’s military regime to release all …

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50000th Burmese border refugee resettled in US

Democratic Voice of Burma – Francis Wade – ‎

July 1, 2009 (DVB)–The UN’s refugee agency announced yesterday that it had resettled the 50000th Burmese refugee from Thailand’s nine border refugee camps …

Can Iran’s Theocracy Survive?

National Review Online – Conrad Black

There is no sign that the corrupt, pseudo-theocratic gerontocracy can reduce the country to such docility as the jackbooted junta in Burma (Myanmar) did …

North Korean ship makes U-turn

Democratic Voice of Burma – Francis Wade

July 1, 2009 (DVB)–A North Korean carrying ship being tracked by the US navy as it apparently made its way towards Burma has reportedly turned around, …

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U2 world tour debuts with Jackson tribute



AFP – ‎

In a reflection of lead singer Bono’s work as a human rights activist, masks of detained Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi were also distributed …

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Yesterday in parliament

guardian.co.uk – ‎‎

The foreign secretary said it was a “cruel irony” that the trial of Burmese pro-democracy leaderAung San Suu Kyi was set to resume on the same day that the …

Mongla leader: Fairness and equality the way to peace

Shan Herald Agency for News – ‎

He was speaking in Shan at the ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the ceasefire pact between the NDAA and Burma’s ruling military council where more …

The pagoda’s repudiation

Himal Southasian – Larry Jagan – ‎

Once again, everything appears to be aligning against the Burmese junta, but once again it may not make a difference. Democracy in Burma today is at a …

Soldier, Migrant Worker Killed In Thai South – Police

EasyBourse.com – ‎

NARATHIWAT, Thailand (AFP)–Islamic insurgents in southern Thailand shot dead a Myanmar migrant and killed a soldier in a roadside bomb attack in the latest …

A review of ‘Little Daughter: A Memoir of Survival in Burma and …

Foreign Policy Journal – David Calleja – ‎‎

Zoya’s moment appears at a rally on Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s 60th birthday in London. Dressed in traditional attire, her brief but powerful speech put the …

Color Revolutions, Old and New

Center for Research on Globalization – Stephen Lendman – ‎

… before being sent back to organize inside Myanmar.” NED admitted funding opposition media, including the Democratic Voice of Burma radio. …

Second Chance | Burmese Monks

New York Times – ‎

… led the “saffron revolution,” a series of peaceful marches in response to military oppression and a dire economic situation in Myanmar, formerly Burma. …

New Fossil Primate Suggests Common Asian Ancestor

Science Daily (press release) – ‎‎

… 2009, a new fossil primate from Myanmar (previously known as Burma) suggests that the common ancestor of humans, monkeys and apes evolved from primates …

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North Korea moving to enrich uranium: South Korea

CBC.ca –

Officials suspected the ship was headed to Burma, also known as Myanmar. That country’s ruling military junta denies any connection with the vessel. …

US is Destination for 50000th Burmese Refugee

Voice of America – Lisa Schlein

The UN refugee agency reports the 50000th refugee from Burma has left a camp in Thailand to begin a new life in a new country. ..

BURMA: WHY BOYCOTT JUST MAKES THINGS WORSE

Inter Press Service – ‎

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi is still under strict house arrest. There is little hope of any democratic breakthrough in the near future. …

Burmese women react to brutality with inspiring courage and dignity

Sydney Morning Herald – Laura Bush

Their offence: praying in a Buddhist pagoda for the release of the jailed opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi. That is only the tip of the regime’s …


Written by Lwin Aung Soe

July 1, 2009 at 1:17 pm

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