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World focus on Burma (18-9-2009)

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Webb fires back at critics of his Burmese outreach

Foreign Policy – ‎

(The senator’s use of the name “Myanmar” is itself controversial, as it is the name chosen by the junta in 1989 and is rejected by many Burmese opposition

Court hears Suu Kyi’s appeal against conviction

The Hindu –

AP In this November 9, 2007 photo Myanmar’s detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is seen at the state guesthouse in Yangon. …

Myanmar: Ban welcomes release of some political prisoners

UN News Centre – ‎

18 September 2009 – While welcoming the release of a limited number of political prisoners in Myanmar, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on the …

Two Journalists Released in Burma Amnesty

International Press Institute (press release) – ‎

PHOTO: REUTERS/Khin Maung Win/Pool Two journalists are among more than 7000 prisoners being released under an amnesty announced by Burma’s junta on Thursday …

Two journalists among freed prisoners

Mizzima.com –

The award was given in Thailand on 21 February this year at the Burma Media conference (BMC) and was accepted by a journalist friend in exile on her behalf.

Junta’s amnesty welcomed in midst of discontent

Mizzima.com – Salai Han – ‎‎

Burma on Thursday announced amnesty for 7114 prisoners and on Friday began releasing more than 1000 prisoners of which about 43 were political prisoners, …

“Burma VJ: Reporting from a Closed Country”

Star News – ‎

… group Democratic Voice of Burma, recorded with hidden cameras the bloody, violent uprising in Myanmar known as the Saffron Revolution in Sept. …

Journalists and activists released as part of amnesty deal

France24 –

Myanmar’s ruling military junta on Friday freed two journalists who helped victims of 2008’s Cyclone Nargis reach a UN aid office, and released several …

250 Political Prisoners Expected to be Freed

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Yan Naing – ‎

On Friday, Burmese authority released an estimated 600 inmates and 43 political prisoners are included. The amnesty comes three days before Burmese Prime …

Decision in Suu Kyi appeal expected next month

Australia Network News –

A Burmese court is expected to rule next month on Suu Kyi’s appeal of her house arrest sentence. [AFP] A court in Burma will rule next month on opposition …

Suu Kyi appeal ruling next month

BBC News –

Her appeal hearing came a day after Burma’s military rulers announced they would grant amnesty to more than 7000 prisoners. …

Court to give decision on Suu Kyi appeal on Oct 2

Mizzima.com – Salai Han – ‎

He expressed his expectation that the Burmese pro-democracy leader would be freed as per the existing law and hoped that the judge on October 2 would make a …

Rangoon Court Postpones Suu Kyi Appeal Hearing

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Ko Htwe – ‎

A hearing by the Rangoon Northern District Court of an appeal by Aung San Suu Kyi against last month’s conviction and sentence was adjourned on …

Aung San Suu Kyi Appeals Conviction

Voice of America – ‎

By VOA News A Burmese court has heard an appeal from lawyers for opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi against her recent criminal conviction. …

Suu Kyi’s house-arrest sentence appealed

United Press International – ‎

YANGON, Myanmar, Sept. 18 (UPI) — Myanmar announced amnesty for 7114 prisoners, a move seen by critics as a means of drawing attention from detained …

Lawyers in Myanmar appeal against Suu Kyi sentence

Reuters India – Aung Hla Tun – ‎

YANGON (Reuters) – A Myanmar court heard on Friday an appeal by opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi over her conviction for an internal …

Myanmar – amnesty

Radio France Internationale – ‎

A Myanmar court will rule on 2 October on whether opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi will be freed from house arrest. Closing arguments on her appeal were …

Obama follows Bush in arbitrary drug decertification

Haber 27 –

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

Aung San Suu Kyi to hear appeal result in October

AFP – ‎

YANGON — A court in junta-run Myanmar will rule next month on opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s appeal against her extended house arrest, …

Refugee family finally arrives

Owen Sound Sun Times – Maria Canton – ‎

As Karen refugees — a minority Christian ethnic group forced to flee their homeland of Burma (also called Myanmar) to camps on the Thai-Burma border — the

Lawyers launch appeal for Aung San Suu Kyi

Kazakhstan News – ‎

In Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi has been appealing her recent conviction for breaking the terms of her house arrest after she allowed an American intruder to …

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi appeals conviction

The Associated Press –

YANGON, Myanmar — Lawyers for detained Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi appealed the recent conviction that extended her yearslong house arrest …

Myanmar ‘frees journalists, activists in amnesty’

AFP –

YANGON — Myanmar’s junta Friday freed two journalists who helped victims of Cyclone Nargis and released several opposition activists as part of an amnesty …

Friday, September 25

eTaiwan News – ‎

1988 – Security forces kill 12 people and injure five others in Rangoon, Burma, as political unrest continues. 1992 – The first contingent of a 600-member …

Waiting for new bloodshed

Washington Times – Michael Standaert

About 37000 people initially fled the fighting in Myanmar, which is also known as Burma. While many have returned, a number have remained including ethnic …

Children Lured Into Military

自由亚洲电视 – Khin May Zaw, Soe Thinn

The former captain, 24 and a member of the Arakanese ethnic minority, served for four years in Burma’s all-powerful military. He also described in detail …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

September 18, 2009 at 10:37 pm

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