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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (29-10-2009)

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Suu Kyi ‘Keenly Monitoring’ Campbell Visit

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Wai Moe, Ko Htwe – ‎

Burma’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi said that she is keenly monitoring the planned visit to Burma of a US delegation to be …

Nobel Laureates call for action on Burma

Mizzima.com –

Williams, who in February 2003 was allowed a rare meeting with Aung San Suu Kyi, said the regime must prove their words by setting the Burmese democracy …

ASEAN leaders allow Burma to get off scot-free

Mizzima.com – Larry Jagan

“Myanmar’s [Burma’s] government believes that Aung San Suu Kyi seems to have softened her attitude towards the authorities,” said the Japanese spokesperson …

Burma: Joint letter to Japanese Justice Minister and Foreign Minister on Rohingya

ReliefWeb (press release) – Keiko Chiba

We write to you urging prompt protection for Rohingya asylum seekers from Burma. Several aspects of Japan’s current policy on refugee protection fail to …

‘Jungle girl’ gives voice to oppressed

National Post – Peter Goodspeed

Zoya Phan may be destined to become as famous as Burma’s detained opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi. The tiny, soft-spoken refugee is rapidly becoming the …

Myanmar sees Suu Kyi’s role in political process

Peninsula On-line – ‎

BANGKOK: Myanmar’s prime minister told Asian leaders last week that the ruling junta sees a role for democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi in fostering …

NLD re-circulates disciplinary regulation

Mizzima.com – ‎

Thus this issue will be discussed and decided when CEC meets party General Secretary Daw Aung San Suu Kyi or take necessary actions and resolutions when the …

Mission From Burma

See Magazine – Luke De Smet – ‎

In late September of 2007, tens of thousands of people, led by thousands of monks, took to the streets of Rangoon, Burma (or Yangon, Myanmar, depending on …

Japan: Protect Burmese Rohingya Seeking Asylum

Reuters AlertNet – ‎

(Tokyo) – Japan’s new administration should protect Burmese Rohingya asylum seekers in Japan and press Burma to end abuses against the minority group, …

Speakers in Third Committee draw links between fight to secure human rights …

ReliefWeb (press release) – ‎

He condemned the conviction of Aung San Suu Kyi and welcomed the recent contact between her and the Government of Myanmar. Australia urged genuine dialogue. …

Thai-Cambodian Tension Tests Claims of Regional Peace

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Marwaan Macan-Markar – ‎

Asean, which has just become a new rules-based unified entity, includes Brunei, Burma (or Myanmar), Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and …

Amnesty International Raises Burma Awareness

PC The Cowl – Allison O’Connor

The event included a screening of a documentary entitled Crossing Midnight, which tells the tale of health care workers in eastern Myanmar, or Burma. …

AHRC: Burma Using Torture in Criminal Cases

Scoop.co.nz (press release) –

The courts in Myanmar have no effective authority over other parts of government and are used as an arm of the executive to obtain what it wants. …

Stuck in a Moment: U2 at the Rose Bowl

LA Weekly – Randall Roberts – ‎

“Walk On,” which Bono dedicated to imprisoned Burmese Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, was inspiring in all the right ways. “Where the Streets Have No Name” …

Is Burma softening its stance?

BBC News – Alastair Leithead

There seemed little hope of progress in August, when Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, known as The Lady, had her house arrest extended by 18 …

Iran proves itself an enemy of humanitarian efforts

TCU Daily Skiff – Matt Boaz – ‎

Myanmar officials recently arrested a rogue US civilian for his attempt to ‘rescue’ a pro-democracy leader, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, while she was under house …

Obama signs bill requiring submission of report on N. Korea’s terrorism

Yonhap News – Hwang Doo-hyong – ‎

US officials, however, have raised fresh concerns over North Korea’s alleged nuclear and missile technology transfer to Myanmar, formerly Burma. …

Statement by Nobel Peace Laureates on 50 years of Tibetan Exile

Tibetan Culture & News Online – ‎

Burma’s regional neighbors should ask the government of Burma to release Aung San Suu Kyi and all political prisoners and engage in a process of inclusive

Playing at the Metro

VUE Weekly – ‎

In the process, Aung San Suu Kyi became a national icon, leading the National League for Democracy to be elected shortly after, though there was a refusal …

A glimmer of light for Burma

Gulf Times – Simon Tisdall

Cautious optimism expressed by Asian leaders at the weekend that the situation of isolated, benighted Burma is taking a turn for the …

asean’s act is far from together

The Japan Times – Manuel J. Laserna Jr

… of Southeast Asian Nations when it comes to substantive and procedural human rights issues involving member states, especially Burma (aka Myanmar). …

Fallon – Burma (human rights)

DeHavilland (press release) (subscription) – ‎

EU sanctions have been in place against Burma since 1996, but following the sentence imposed on Aung San Suu Kyi on 11 August this year, the EU agreed to a …

Spat over Rice Tariffs Stalls Trade Talks at ASEAN Summit

Bridges Weekly Trade News Digest –

… it said about upholding ‘human dignity,’ it could mention the plight of Aung San Suu Kyi, the jailed opposition leader who is still under house arrest. …

Myanmar nationals protest against Chinese gas pipeline project

India Business Blog (blog) – ‎‎

“Today we are gathering here to protest against the Chinese government’s involvement in Human Rights violations in Burma. The Chinese company CNPC. …

Philippines: Protest Against China Oil & Gas Exploration in Burma

NTDTV –

Around two dozen activists rallied in front of the Chinese consulate in Manila today to protest against a Chinese oil and gas project in Burma. …

Orlando Bloom and David Beckham Among Celebrities in VIP Section at U2 Show in …

Beanstockd – ‎‎

The mask, handed out by U2, is Aung San Suu Kyi. She’s a wrongfully imprisoned pro-democracy leader in Burma. That’s the same country whose leaders dragged …

ERI Reports on Yadana Project in Burma Receive Unprecedented Attention and …

Earthrights.org – ‎

… that link the oil giants Total and Chevron to forced labor, killings, high-level corruption and authoritarianism in military-ruled Burma (Myanmar). …

Campaigners exhort China to halt pipeline project

Mizzima.com –

by Mizzima News New Delhi (Mizzima) – Severe human rights violations and internal instability stares military-ruled Burma in the face, as the regime …

Rights Groups Call for China to Halt Construction of Pipeline in Burma

Voice of America – Ron Corben – ‎

Human-rights groups are calling on China’s government to halt its investment in a multi-million-dollar gas project in Burma over fears of …

44th President awarded 2009 Nobel Prize, but has he done enough?

Le Provacteur (subscription) – Pat McDonald – ‎

… just like Aung San Suu Kyi, the former Burmese Prime Minister who was overthrown by the military junta and has spent 14 years under house arrest and …

Chatting With Katie Cincotta ’09: Amnesty International President

Fairfield Mirror – Courtney Kern

The first was the case of Aung San Suu Kyi, a Burmese woman who has been under house arrest for about 13 of the past 19 years. She was imprisoned without a …

Nargis volunteers, including reporter arrested

Mizzima.com – ‎

Pai Soe Oo is a former reporter of ‘Favorite’ and ‘Pyi Myanmar’ weeklies. He is also a blogger. The Lin Let Kye volunteer group was formed in early May 2008 …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

October 29, 2009 at 1:25 pm

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