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World focus on Burma (22-9-2009)

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POLITICS-BURMA: Two Years After, Monks Remain Closely Watched

Inter Press Service – Joel Chong

These are but two of the monks whose voices are heard in ‘The Resistance of the Monks: Buddhism and Protests in Burma’, a report by the New York-based …

Suu Kyi’s party wants to talk about Myanmar poll

eTaiwan News – ‎

AP Senior members of Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s party have asked the country’s military government to allow them to meet with the …

Myanmar PM to attend UN assembly after 14-yr absence

Reuters India – Aung Hla Tun – ‎

The Obama administration is reviewing its policy towards the former Burma, although there are no signs of a change in its stance towards sanctions, …

Sangha Leader Calls for United Opposition

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Simon Roughneen – ‎

A student monk from Burma holds a photo of Aung San Suu Kyi and joins the protest held to commemorate the annual memorial day of the Saffron Revolution in …

NLD Applies for Meeting with Suu Kyi

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Ko Htwe

The opposition National League for Democracy (NLD) has sent a letter to the Burmese military authorities calling for permission to convene a …

127 political prisoners among 7000 freed, Myanmar group says

Monsters and –

But according to the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (Burma), a group based on the Thai-Myanmar border, only 127 political prisoners were …

Another Tremor Jolts Bangladesh

AHN – Siddique Islam

“The epicenter of the tremor was 342.24 miles (552 kilometers) southeast from the Agargaon Seismic Centre, Dhaka in Burma, officially known as Myanmar …

5.6-magnitude earthquake rattles Myanmar

Emirates Business 24/7 –

AP on 9/22/2009 Officials say a moderate 5.6-magnitude earthquake has hit parts of northwestern Myanmar, causing no casualties. An official with the seismic …

Monks, Activists Mark World Peace Day in Mae Sot

The Irrawaddy News Magazine –

… and there were no political chants as they marched in silence down the highway to the Myanmar Friendship Bridge, which crosses the Moei River to Burma. …

Burmese-American Held In Rangoon

TIME – ‎

22, 2009 (RANGOON, Burma) — The US Embassy said Tuesday that it has been allowed to visit a Burma-born American detained in the country for the past three …

Two years after “saffron revolution,” Myanmar monks under thumb

Monsters and –

‘The hopes that everyone had that this would carve out greater freedom in Burma were crushed five days later when the military started shooting, …

Suu Kyi party seeks meeting of detained leaders

AFP – ‎17 hours ago‎

YANGON — The party of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Tuesday it had urged the chief of the ruling junta to allow a meeting between its …

Clinton Expected to Address ‘Friends of Myanmar’ Group

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Lalit K Jha – ‎

… Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s “Group of Friends” on MyanmarBurma), signaling a heightened interest by the Obama administration in the Burma issue. … (

Moderate earthquake rattles northwest Myanmar

The Associated Press –

YANGON, Myanmar — A moderate 5.6-magnitude earthquake shook parts of northwestern Myanmar early Tuesday causing no casualties but damaging Buddhist temples …

US allows embassy visit by Burma’s foreign minister

Australia Network News – ‎

The United States has allowed Burma’s foreign minister to travel to Washington to visit the Burmese embassy, in what’s being seen as a gesture towards his …

Myanmar junta still repressing monks: rights group

AFP – ‎

“The stories told by monks are sad and disturbing, but they exemplify the behavior of Burma’s military government as it clings to power through violence, …

US allows Myanmar minister to visit Washington

Reuters – Arshad Mohammed, Paul Eckert – ‎

The Obama administration is reviewing its policy toward Myanmar, sometimes known by its colonial name Burma. While US sanctions have not brought change in …

Burma: End Repression of Buddhist Monks

Reuters AlertNet – ‎

(Bangkok) – Buddhist monks in Burma face continuing repression, intimidation and harsh prison sentences two years after the military government’s brutal …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

September 22, 2009 at 12:59 am

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