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Archive for October 20th, 2009

World focus on Burma (20-10-2009)

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Qantas won’t stop Jetstar’s Burma route

Brisbane Times – ‎

Its democracy icon, the Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, has spent 13 of the past 19 years in detention since the junta refused to recognise her …

MediaWATCH: Tourists Bring Unwanted Baggage

Phuketwan – ‎

… Burma has scuttled a plan by fellow Asean members to issue a public appeal seeking amnesty for detained pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi. …

GANDHI AND HIS INFLUENCE IN THE WORLD

Lanka Everything –

Last but not least, let us look at the Burmese leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who has been placed under house arrest for several years by the Burmese…

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Burmese woman in exile to represent CSO at ASEAN summit

Mizzima.com –

… singled out Burma for its systematic human rights violations and called for the release of all political prisoners including Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, …

US Charge d’Affairs meets with opposition leaders

Mizzima.com – Myint Maung – ‎

On October 9, the Burmese junta granted detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi her request to meet with diplomats from the US, UK and Australia in …

A new tactic?

Frontline –

MYANMAR’S celebrated democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi is the only Nobel Peace laureate to languish in detention now. While this is a widely discussed …

Asean appeal blocked

Straits Times –

SINGAPORE – MYANMAR has scuttled a plan by fellow Asean members to issue a public appeal seeking amnesty for detained pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi, …

Southeast Asia to have rights monitor

The Associated Press – Denis D. Gray – ‎

I don’t have any high hopes,” said Nyan Win, spokesman for Suu Kyi’sMyanmar. ASEAN consists of Brunei, … National League for Democracy party in Yangon,

Asean, gov’t execs snub people’s forum

Inquirer.net – ‎

Asean groups together Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Does Obama Believe in Human Rights?

Wall Street Journal – Bret Stephens – ‎

… Mr. Obama renewed sanctions on Burma. In August, he called the conviction of opposition leader (and fellow Nobel Peace Prize winner) Aung San Suu Kyi a …

A New Era for Global Women’s Rights?

Campus Progress – Carly Groff – ‎

After learning the extent of the brutal human rights violations committed against women every day, every hour, every minute, it is evident that this issue …

Rights groups condemn Asean

บางกอกโพส – ‎

Instead of nominating delegates who work in the field of human rights, several Asean governments had appointed, or influenced the selection of, diplomats or ..

Why is Barack Obama appeasing mass murderers in Sudan?

Telegraph.co.uk – Nile Gardiner – ‎

If anyone still naively believes the Obama administration attaches much importance to human rights …

Eastern Burma facing ‘severe’ food crisis

ReliefWeb (press release) – ‎

A report by the Karen Human Rights Group (KHRG), ‘Starving them out’, pointed to increased activity by the Burmese army as a major factor in the food …

Burmese civil society groups call on ASEAN leaders

Mizzima.com –

The groups, in their statement released on Monday, said military operations and human rights abuses by the Burmese regime have recently increased around the …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

October 20, 2009 at 1:12 am

World focus on Burma (19-10-2009)

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The ceasefire armies: Once bitten, once shy?

Shan Herald Agency for News –

“Unless our minimum political demands are met, we will never surrender,” said a Wa officer, which in a nutshell were autonomy, human rights and democracy. …

Obama has little choice on Sudan

guardian.co.uk –

Human Rights Watch recently accused both sides of failing to meet CPA obligations to downsize and integrate militias. It said the Khartoum government had …

Defeating HIV/AIDS, Preserving the Future

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎

When she was free for a brief period, Aung San Suu Kyi, a leader of vision, said during a speech in 1998 at the 13th International AIDS conference in Durban …

Myanmar: Muslim groups concerned over plight of Rohingya

ReliefWeb (press release) – ‎

by Usa Pichai Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – Muslim organizations from ASEAN have urged regional governments to resolve the Rohingya issue in Burma and conflicts in …

PM Thein Sein to attend ASEAN Summit

Mizzima.com –

Burma’s state-run media, the New Light of Myanmar, on Monday announced that Prime Minister Thein Sein, ‘at the invitation of Thai Prime Minister Abhisit …

China, Myanmar agree to work for border stability

Reuters India –

Last month, China rapped the former Burma over the violence, demanding the government protect Chinese citizens and make sure such such incidents did not …

THE RICH LOWRY COLUMN – By Rich Lowry

The Westside Story -‎

Dissidents Shirin Ebadi (Iran) and Aung San Suu Kyi (Burma) exemplify this standard. Lastly, it is given to “citizens of the world” who seek to throttle

Geo-Strategic Chessboard Pushing India Towards War With China

The Market Oracle –

The disturbances within the borders of China in Xinjiang and Tibet and in Myanmar (Burma), which is important to Chinese energy security, that are so widely …

Civil Society Unwelcome at Asean Summit

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Marwaan Macan-Markar – ‎19 hours ago‎

Asean, whose members include Brunei, Burma (or Myanmar), Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, was initially …

Theroux to share recollections of world travels

Pittsburgh Post Gazette – Marylynne Pitz

The Burmese generals who make up the junta that runs the country, now called Myanmar, have complete contempt for the people, he said. …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

October 20, 2009 at 1:00 am

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