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World focus on Burma (19 July 2009)

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Junta Arrests 50 People on Martyrs Day

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Wai MoeKyi Wai – ‎

Burma’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, the daughter of Aung San, is currently on trial in the infamous Insein Prison in Rangoon.

Myanmar detains dozens of opposition members

The Associated Press – ‎

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi marked the anniversary of her father’s death inside Yangon’s Insein prison. She is on trial on charges of

Human Rights Questions Arise at Asean Meeting

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Wai Moe – ‎

from Burma in May when the Burmese junta arrested and put on trial pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi for violating the terms of her house arrest,

ASEAN countries to set up ‘evolutionary’ human rights panel

Gaea Times –

The ASEAN intended to reform Myanmar, also known as Burma, when it voted it into the regional grouping in 1997, but that has failed, Charles Chong,

Hillary Clinton on to new Indo-US partnership (Pressemitteilung) –

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made no mention of Burma in her foreign policy speech in Washington this week, but she renewed the US offer to talk

Myanmar junta detains Martyr’s Day marchers – Summary

Earthtimes (press release) – ‎

Yangon – Myanmar’s ruling junta on Sunday briefly detained 21 pro-democracy activists Sunday who were marching to commemorate Martyr’s Day, which honours

SE Asia human rights body criticized as toothless

Jakarta Post – ‎

“Members of the body should be able to consider human rights in places such as Burma (Myanmar) and Cambodia or southern Thailand, or what’s the point?

China boosts Myanmar’s FDI more than five-fold in 2008-09

Hindu –

Yangon (PTI) A single dose of investment from close ally, China boosted military-ruled Myanmar’s foreign direct investment (FDI) five-fold to nearly USD 1

Refugees dig in

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette – Rosa Salter Rodriguez – ‎

Other nearby plots are tended by refugees from Myanmar, formerly known as Burma. The ground they are working is owned by the neighboring Fellowship

Refuge from Burma seeks education to help people back home

Alexandria Town Talk – David Dinsmore – ‎

Wah is a Karen refugee who fled Burma – officially known as the Union of Myanmar – when he was age 11 to live in camps and villages along Thailand’s border

Cashing in on Mandela’s Legacy: Time to Buy the South African ETF?

Seeking Alpha – Joseph Shaefer – ‎

If run for the benefit of the oligarchs or political elites (like Russia), the kleptocrats (Myanmar / Burma), the autocrat du jour (Venezuela),

Letters: Epic rivalry on and off the field

Los Angeles Times –

Don’t go to Burma [Myanmar] or Libya, but by all means go to Cuba and China. After all, left-wing tyrants are much more preferable than right-wing ones.

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

July 19, 2009 at 1:20 pm

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