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World focus on Burma (8 July 2009)

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NLD unhappy with brief meeting with UN Chief

Mizzima.com – Nem Davies

Ban Ki-moon, during his visit, twice requested Snr Gen Than Shwe to allow a meeting with detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, but Than Shwe reminded …

US concern over state of democracy in Burma

Mizzima.com – ‎

We have of course called for the release of the 2100 political prisoners in Burma.” “We’ve called very specifically for the release of Aung San Suu Kyi,” …

Burma and Ban Ki-moon: The end game?

United Press International, Asia – ‎

In our Burmese pro-democracy movement, our leader Aung San Suu Kyi… is playing the roles of both king and queen. But sadly, because of an asymmetrical power

Indian activists urge UN to mount pressure on junta

Mizzima.com – ‎‎

The UN should ensure restoration of democracy in Burma,” Devarajan said. Devarajan also said, by not allowing the visiting UN Chief to meet Aung San Suu Kyi …

Facing down persecution

guardian.co.uk – ‎‎

The tomorrow’s main focus will be on Burma. We will hear the words of Aung San Suu Kyi whose trial on trumped up charges begins again on Friday. …

John McCarthy’s libretto tells a thousand news stories

guardian.co.uk – ‎

It’s still happening: Guantanamo in the US, Aung San Suu Kyi in Burma, Iran, China, Zimbabwe … the list is always long. Another inevitability is the need …

Htoo Co. negotiates for mobile services of Myanmar Telecom

Mizzima.com – ‎

by May Kyaw Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – The management rights of mobile phone services of the Burmese government operated Myanmar Telecom is being negotiated for …

Chinese troops flood into riot city as Hu Jintao flies home

Times Online – Jane Macartney – ‎‎

And that theft and greed is still going on in both Burma & Zimbabwe? you,all of you! do you know Chinese?do you the facts?if not,please shut your mouth up! …

Aung San Suu Kyi ready for resumption of her trial, lawyer says

Earthtimes (press release) – ‎

Yangon – Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was briefed for two hours by her defence team Wednesday and is well prepared for her trial which is scheduled to …

Burmese flash floods kill at least 30

Channel 4 News – ‎‎

At least 30 people were killed when a landslide caused by torrential rain swept away homes in Burma. The dwellings were built on a dump at Lonkhin Jade Mine …

Burma’s Military Government Distances Itself From International …

Voice of America – Daniel Schearf

Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy party won Burma’s last elections in 1990, but the military did not allow the NLD to take power.

Meeting with Ban “Unsatisfactory”: NLD

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Yan Naing – ‎

… also talked with Burma’s No 1, Snr-Gen Than Shwe, and urged him to release an estimated 2100 political prisoners and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, …

A bluffer’s guide to this week’s G8 summit

Channel 4 News – Jonathan Rugman – ‎

The Brits want to put Burma and the house arrest of Aung San Suu Kyi higher up the agenda too, after the UN Secretary General was not allowed to meet her

US: New calls for renewal of Burma import ban

just-style.com – ‎

… in the international community by the junta’s arrest and persecution of general secretary of the National League for Democracy (NLD), Aung San Suu Kyi.

Burma’s youth ‘to look for another way out’

Democratic Voice of Burma – Htet Aung Kyaw – ‎

“The whole world knew that [Ban] was looking forward to a meeting with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi yet [the junta] still denied it,” he said, adding that it …

A fitting end?

Edmonton Sun – Lyn Cockburn – ‎‎

… the ongoing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the idiot ruler of North Korea, the fact that Aung San Suu Kyi sits in jail in the dictatorship that is Burma. …

Internet clampdown during UN chief’s Burma visit

Democratic Voice of Burma – ‎

… Saturday said he was “deeply disappointed” by the visit, in which he was twice denied a request to meet imprisoned opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. …

BURMA: UN Chief Speaks Out Against Lack of Human Rights

Inter Press Service – Marwaan Macan-Markar – ‎‎

Ban’s speech, on the last of his two-day stay in Burma, also touched on the plight of Aung San Suu Kyi, the pro-democracy leader who has spent over 14 years …

ANALYSIS – The world is running out of options on Myanmar

Reuters India – ‎

Denying Ban even a meeting with detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, the junta, more than ever, seemed impervious to criticism and comfortable in …

France is gravely concerned by the Burmese authorities’ refusal to …

ISRIA – ‎

… the Burmese authorities’ refusal to cooperate with the United Nations Secretary-General, in particular by prohibiting him from meeting Aung San Suu Kyi. …


Written by Lwin Aung Soe

July 9, 2009 at 4:48 am

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