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World focus on Burma (4-9-2009)

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UN Asks China for Access to Burmese Refugees

Voice of America – ‎

By VOA News The United Nations refugee agency is asking China to grant it access to thousands of refugees who fled fighting in northern Burma and crossed

Political prisoners on the rise in Burma: AAPP

Mizzima.com –

The Thailand-based Assistant Association for Political Prisoners-Burma (AAPP-B), in a new report said authorities in the past month had arrested and

Myanmar court agrees to hear Suu Kyi appeal

The Associated Press – ‎
YANGON, Myanmar — A Myanmar court agreed Friday to hear an appeal by detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi of the criminal conviction that extended …

Six and-a-half million dollar garment sector deal

Mizzima.com – ‎‎
by May Kyaw Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – Owners of Burmese (Myanmar) garment factories and the Turkey Tema Group negotiated a 6.5 million dollar garment deal in …

Burmese Court Agrees to Aung San Suu Kyi Appeal

Voice of America – ‎
By VOA News A Burmese court has agreed to hear an appeal from detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi against her criminal conviction last month for …

UN fears violence in Wa region

Democratic Voice of Burma – Francis Wade – ‎
… will be positively considered as additional displacement may occur in the region should the situation deteriorate in the Wa State of MyanmarBurma]. … [

The Show and Sham Trials of our Times – Analysis

OpEdNews – Saberi Roy – ‎
The recent political trials in Iran and Burma have raised several questions on the motives of these …

Court to hear Suu Kyi appeal: lawyers

ABC Online – ‎
Lawyers for the Burmese opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, say a court has agreed to hear their appeal against the conviction that extended her house …

More Chinese Flee Burma as Kokang Remain Stranded in China

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Wai Moe – ‎‎

On the Sunday evening news, all Burmese television stations broadcast images of bodies of junta troops killed in the clashes, while The New Light of Myanmar …

UN aid workers leave Burma conflict zone

Democratic Voice of Burma – Nam Khan – ‎
Sept 4, 2009 (DVB)–United Nations staff have been allowed to leave the Kokang region in northeastern Burma after being blocked by Burmese… troops during

Divisional court accepts appeal over Suu Kyi’s conviction

Mizzima.com – ‎‎
Kyi Win, one of the lawyers of the Burmese pro-democracy leader, said the divisional court Judge Myint Aung, after hearing the arguments presented by him …

Wa: The Regime’s Next Target?

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Aung Zaw
The United Wa State Army is among the strong ethnic armies in northern Burma that Chinese officials are courting. The UWSA is the biggest and strongest …

Transport fare in Panghsang increased, high demand

Shan Herald Agency for News – Hseng Khio Fah – ‎
Yesterday, Lt-Gen Ye Myint, Burma’s Chief negotiator wrote another letter to National Democratic Alliance Army-Eastern Shan State better known as Mongla to

Drugs haul in Kokang conflict zone

Democratic Voice of Burma – Francis Wade – ‎
Burma’s state-run New Light of Myanmar newspaper reported today that 154000 methamphetamine (or ‘yaba’) pills had been seized along with equipment and

Myanmar police seize drugs after ethnic fighting

Reuters India – ‎‎
YANGON (Reuters) – Authorities in military-ruled Myanmar seized a stash of illegal drugs, high-powered weapons and drug-making equipment following an

BURMA: SUU KYI’S APPEAL AGAINST LATEST SENTENCE ADMISSIBLE

AGI – Agenzia Giornalistica Italia –
Burmese magistrates have said that the appeal presented yesterday by Aung San Suu Kyi against an additional 18-month sentence under house arrest was

Aid Workers Safely Evacuated from Kokang Fighting

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Lawi Weng
About 100 UN and NGO aid workers who were caught in Laogai Township where Burmese government troops and Kokang militias clashed on Aug 27 have

Burma agrees to hear Aung San Suu Kyi’s appeal against house arrest

guardian.co.uk -‎

The lakeside home of Burma’s detained pro-democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, in Rangoon. Photograph: Khin Maung Win/AP A Burmese court today offered a

Japan Must Remain Strong

Korea Times – ‎
role in protecting human rights, and should extend all possible helps to establish democratic societies in the region, including Myanmar (Burma). ..

Dark Clouds Over Burma

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Kyaw Zwa Moe – ‎

A dark future hangs over Burma following the conviction and sentencing of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. …

Robert Warner: A sad summer from Kennedys to dachshunds

Battle Creek Enquirer – Robert Warner – ‎

Then came Aung San Suu Kyi, who remains under house arrest in Myanmar, which we still like to call Burma around here. She totally aced out Aquino in my book …

Edge’s Best Masks

U2 France – ‎

… call attention to the plight of Aung San Suu Kyi, democratically elected leader of Burma, who has spent many of the last 20 years under house arrest. …

Letter: Myanmar’s Constitution

Jakarta Post – ‎

… a basis to exclude San Suu Kyi from the election. My appeal to her: Please don’t add insult to tremendous injuries already suffered by the Burmese

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ILO Turns Spotlight on Burma to End Forced Labour

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Marwaan Macan-Markar – ‎

… law and raise issues about forced labour, child soldiers and harassment,” says Steve Marshall, the ilo’s representative in Burma, also known as Myanmar. …

Foreign reporters and the risks they run

Los Angeles Times – Jean-Francois Julliard – ‎

The leaders of countries such as Myanmar (formerly known as Burma), China, North Korea and Zimbabwe restrict foreign media access, fearing that independent …

Where Does Africa Foreign Aid Really Go: Africa or Elsewhere?

New Liberian – Paul I. Adujie – ‎

Westerner journalists report from Afghanistan, Myanmar-Burma, Tibet, Japan or Vietnam or Pakistan, with accompanying sounds of local music, atmospherics and …

Foreign Weapons Kill the Blockade on Burma

The Seoul Times – Richard S. Ehrlich – ‎

Burma, a country also known as Myanmar, is considered to be suffering one of the world’s most brutal regimes. “China has been the principal source of arms …

Burmese juta issues a warning to China

The Nation – ‎‎

During the height of the communist insurgency, the Communist Party of China funded and armed many of the insurgent groups in Burma. …

Thaiborn son of Burmese workers can fly to Japan

AsiaOne – ‎‎

The government has agreed to issue a temporary passport to a Thaiborn son of Burmese workers so the “stateless” boy can test his skills in a paper aeroplane …

News Analysis China Fails to Prevent Myanmar’s Ethnic Clashes

New York Times – Michael Wines, Li Bibo – ‎‎

China’s Foreign Ministry spokesman said Tuesday that Myanmar, long called Burma, had “promised to restore peace and stability along the border,” and some …

Critically-endangered turtle seen in the wild for the first time …

Mongabay.com – Jeremy Hance – ‎

A team with WCS found five of the Critically Endangered turtles in a wildlife sanctuary in Myanmar (also known as Burma). The rarely-visited sanctuary was …

The Number Of Burmese Refugees Will Just Keep Growing

Houston Press – Mike Giglio

A new stream of refugees began flowing out of Burma (or Myanmar) last month. Burmese troops broke a 20-year cease-fire with …

Burmese Army might be targeting UWSA: Observer

Mizzima.com – ‎‎

Peng Jiasheng, the once supreme leader of the Myanmar Nationalities Democratic Alliance Army (MNDAA), also known as the Kokang Army, was forced to flee Loa …

Burma’s rising toll: The junta widens ethnic wars

MiamiHerald.com – Chris Beyrer, Richard Sollom – ‎

It has been a good few weeks for Burma’s dictator, Senior Gen. Than Shwe, even though Sen. Jim Webb secured the release …


Written by Lwin Aung Soe

September 4, 2009 at 9:06 am

Posted in World Focus on Burma

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