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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (16-9-2009)

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US keeps Myanmar, Bolivia, Venezuela on drug black list

AFP –

Bolivia, Burma, and Venezuela, ‘failed demonstrably’ during the last 12 months to adhere to international counternarcotic agreements and take …

HRW calls for Myanmar prisoners’ release

Times of the Internet – ‎

Myanmar was formerly known as Burma. Human Rights Watch said the military junta ruling Myanmar should release all political prisoners immediately and …

Burma: Surge in Political Prisoners

Human Rights Watch (Communiqué de presse) – ‎

When visiting Burma, foreign officials should ask not just to meet with Aung San Suu Kyi, but with other Burmese political activists in prison to solicit …

Paper planes carry kid’s dreams

msnbc.com – Warangkana Chomchuen – ‎‎

Mong’s parents, who came from Shan state in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, earn $7 a day from construction work to feed their family of four. …

Africa: US Emphasizes Freedom of Expression At Human Rights Council

AllAfrica.com – Jane Morse – ‎‎

… the United States is concerned about the human rights situation in Burma, particularly after the recent trial of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi …

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi not allowed to attend appeal

The Associated Press –

YANGON, Myanmar — Authorities in military-run Myanmar have barred opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi from attending an upcoming appeal against her recent …

Business overwhelms democracy when it comes to Burma

Mizzima.com – ‎1 hour ago‎

So America imposed the first sanctions in 2003 after an American diplomat was allowed to examine where Aung San Suu Kyi was deliberately attacked. …

Business overwhelms democracy when it comes to Burma

Mizzima.com – ‎

In July this year, the state-owned Myanmar Electric Power Enterprise (MEPE) announced that electrical power will be rationed to six hours a day in Rangoon. …

Taipei Zoo, US center cooperating to conserve endangered tortoise

eTaiwan News – ‎‎

… to its natural habitat — mountain forests in southwest Myanmar, formerly called Burma — Taipei Zoo Director Jason Yeh said at the signing ceremony. …

Over 5 million amphetamine pills found in cave

Democratic Voice of Burma – Francis Wade – ‎‎

The discovery was made on Monday outside Yinsin village near to the China-Burma border town of Laukkai, according to the New Light of Myanmar newspaper. …

A vote for Webb’s Myanmar opening

Asia Times Online – David I Steinberg – ‎

David I Steinberg is distinguished professor of Asian Studies, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University. His latest book is Burma/Myanmar: What …

New S3M-4849 – Imprisonment of Peaceful Protestor Min Ko Naing

DeHavilland (press release) (subscription) – ‎‎

… and expresses its hope that the people of Burma/Myanmar will one day be able to fully enjoy all of their human rights as set out in the UDHR.

Court ban for Burma’s Suu Kyi

Scotsman – ‎

AUTHORITIES in military-run Burma have barred opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, 64, from attending an appeal against her recent conviction. …

Myanmar denies Suu Kyi appeal court access: party

AFP – ‎

YANGON — Myanmar authorities have barred pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi from attending court this week to hear the final arguments in her appeal …

Protest groups wait for G20 permits

United Press International – ‎

He will be joined by other expatriates from the country formerly known as Burma. “My target audience will be the delegates themselves,” he said. …

Myanmar denies Suu Kyi appeal court access: party

AFP – ‎

YANGON — Myanmar authorities have refused Aung San Suu Kyi permission to attend court this week when it hears final arguments in the opposition leader’s …

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi not allowed to attend appeal

GMA news.tv -‎

YANGON, Myanmar — Authorities in military-run Myanmar have barred opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi from attending an upcoming appeal against her recent …

Japan’s Burma Policy: Changes to Come?

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Simon Roughneen

With all these conundrums in mind, Burma doubtless will remain well down its list of international issues or bilateral relationships. …

Trapped Inside Burma

Minneapolis City Pages – Rhena Tantisunthorn – ‎

Is it even called Burma, or is it Myanmar? Why don’t the BurmeseBurmese? The University of Minnesota will host a discussion about life in … refugees speak

Burmese monks key to democracy process: rights group

Radio Australia – Sen Lam – ‎

Human Rights Watch says the US government is moving too slowly in announcing its new policy on Burma, with the delay giving the regime in Rangoon too much …

Birkin seeks Myanmar sanctions

The Japan Times – Natsuko Fukue

… the Burma Information Network based in Tokyo stressed the importance of supporting local citizens. Japan should focus on helping the people of Myanmar, …

MediaWATCH: Now Burma Takes Tourism Trail

Phuketwan –

Myanmar Tourism Promotion Board’s Marketing Committee has eyed a series of such international events for the two current years to expand its tourism market. …

US to withhold funding to N. Korea over human trafficking: White House

Yonhap News – Hwang Doo-hyong – ‎

The countries include Cuba, Iran, Myanmar, Sudan, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Malaysia, Zimbabwe, Chad, Eritrea, Mauritania, Niger and Swaziland. …

UN: Millions Denied Human Rights Because of Discrimination

Voice of America – Lisa Schlein – ‎

… by the recent sentencing of political opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to a further period of house arrest by the Myanmar [Burma] authorities. …

Webb, Clinton, and Burma — Behind Closed Doors

The Weekly Standard – ‎

… –the National League for Democracy (NLD) led by Nobel Peace Prize Lauriate Aung San Suu Kyi — to engage in junta sponsored elections next year. …

Communist belligerence

Daily Pioneer – Gautam Mukherjee – ‎‎

Neither has Burma except for changing its name to ‘Myanmar’. And the hatred and animosity we face from a crumbling Pakistan is as fresh as the first blood …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

September 16, 2009 at 9:51 am

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