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World focus on Burma (13-11-2009)

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Aung San Suu Kyi turns to Supreme Court to have house arrest sentence overturned

AsiaNews.it – ‎

On 17 November, Aung San Suu Kyi is expected to release a statement setting out the guidelines for a better future in Burma, National League for Democracy …

Suu Kyi appeals house arrest sentence

Toronto Sun – ‎‎

By AP YANGON, Myanmar — Lawyers for detained Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi filed a new appeal Friday against her 18-month house arrest sentence …

Climate Change and Aung San Suu Kyi

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Aung Zaw

The regime in Burma is like climate change—if you don’t contain it now, it could be catastrophic. Seeing Burma going nowhere over the past …

Suu Kyi to Seek Meeting with Than Shwe

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎

Her change of mind comes at a time when the US has initiated a new direct engagement policy with Burma and has held several exploratory discussions with …

Dictators and death threats in Sri Lanka

United Press International, Asia – Basil Fernando

Hong Kong, China — This week, Burma’s head of state and military dictator Senior General Than Shwe visited Sri Lanka. …

Arroyo to lead Asean in talks with Obama

Inquirer.net – Christian V. Esguerra – ‎

… “new approach” in its dealings with Asean, which includes Burma (Myanmar), whose human rights record has come under international criticisms. …

Obama in Southeast Asia: Where Form Is Function

Asia Security Initiative News & Blog (blog) – Catharin Dalpino – ‎

Rather, it will consolidate recent Obama policy initiatives in Southeast Asia, most notably the review of Burma policy that resulted in a forty-five degree …

Than Shwe in Sri Lanka on State Visit

The Irrawaddy News Magazine -‎

Than Shwe’s visit follows an invitation made by Rajapaksa who visited Burma, also know as Myanmar, in June this year to mark the 60th anniversary of …

New bid to free Burma’s Suu Kyi

BBC News – ‎

Lawyers for Burma’s democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi have lodged an appeal with the Supreme Court against her extended house arrest. …

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi appeals to top court

Global Times – ‎

Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s chief lawyer said she launched an appeal to the country’s supreme court against her extended house arrest Friday …

Press Asian Leaders On Human Rights At US-ASEAN Summit’: HRW To Obama

RTT News – ‎

“Burma (Myanmar) is the obvious place to start, but media repression and unpunished rights violations are rampant throughout the region,” she said in a …

Aung San Suu Kyi appeals against her 18-month sentence

Earthtimes (press release) -‎

By : dpa Yangon – Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi filed an appeal Friday with the country’s highest court against her 18-month house arrest …

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi’s lawyers file detention appeal

Reuters – Aung Hla Tun, Alan Raybould – ‎

YANGON (Reuters) – Lawyers for Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Friday they had lodged an appeal against her house arrest …

A view of the Thaksin dispute

Phnom Penh Post – ‎‎

… pretensions of a Greater Thai nation to include all Tai ethnic groupings in French Indochina, Burma and southern China, and even further afield. …

Debate: It Is Time To Lift Sanctions Against Burma

New Statesman – ‎

… Sans Frontières-Holland in Burma for 15 years. Derek Tonkin, Former ambassador to both Vietnam and Thailand, and currently chairman of Network Myanmar.

Myanmar – Suu Kyi appeals

Radio France Internationale – Aung Hla Tun – ‎‎

Myanmar’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi submitted an appeal to the supreme court to lift the 18-month extension of her house arrest, ahead of a meeting …

Obama arrives in Japan at start of Asia trip

CNN International – ‎

After years of refusing direct talks with Myanmar, also known as Burma, the United States has indicated a possible re-engagement with the military regime it …

Online chatters ask why Clinton forum missed VFA

ABS CBN News – Leilani Chavez – ‎

Similarly, Clinton said the US hopes the Philippines could help influence the leadership in Burma where “leadership is on the wrong side of history. …

Clinton Says Burmese Elections Not Legitimate Without National Dialogue

Voice of America – David Gollust

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Friday elections planned in Burma next year will not be seen as legitimate unless the military

Suu Kyi appeals to top court against house arrest

AFP –

YANGON — Pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi appealed to Myanmar’s top court Friday against her extended house arrest, days ahead of a likely meeting

Suu Kyi’s release may not come soon

United Press International – ‎‎

Myanmar, formerly called Burma, is a member of the ASEAN. Clinton urged Myanmar military leaders to engage in a dialogue at home to bring together all …

Aung San Suu Kyi appeals detention

Aljazeera.net – ‎

Aung San Suu Kyi, the pro-democracy leader in Myanmar, has lodged an appeal with the military-ruled country’s highest court against her extended house …

US increasing attention to Asia

Asian Tribune – ‎

For example, the fifty years of conflicts in the military-ruled Burma and insurgency problems in Afghanistan have its ramifications across the globe. …

Clinton sees no quick change in Myanmar

ABS CBN News –

“There is no doubt in my mind that the leadership in Burma is on the wrong side of history. It is just a question of how long they stay there,” Clinton said …

Muslim social service group offers a warm mosaic

Waterloo Record – Liz Monteiro

Begum, a native of Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, lived in a refugee camp in Bangladesh for 17 years before coming to Canada two years ago. …

Human rights should top Obama-ASEAN summit: HRW

MSN Philippines News – ‎

“Burma (Myanmar) is the obvious place to start, but media repression and unpunished rights violations are rampant throughout the region,” she said in a …

Obama Heads for Japan Seeking to Reassert US Role in Asia

Bloomberg – Edwin Chen, Julianna Goldman – ‎

… as Burma, which is under US sanctions. The administration has called on Myanmar’s government to take steps to show a genuine commitment to democracy. …

Burma junta leader ‘thrilled’ to be in Sri Lanka

Bangkok Post -‎

Burma’s junta leader General Than Shwe said he was “thrilled” to be in Sri Lanka, where he was given a 21-gun salute and an elaborate red-carpet welcome at …

Burmese leader in Sri Lanka

Australia Network News – Mahinda Rajapakse

Burma’s military leader, Than Shwe, is on a four-day trip to Sri Lanka, the first such visit by a Burmese head of state in more than 40 years. …

Australia considering extra aid for Burma

Radio Australia –

We have a longstanding view about a return to democracy, release of Aung San Suu Kyi, release of political prisoners and we have been sceptical about the …

US/ASEAN: Obama Should Press Asian Leaders on Rights

Reuters AlertNet – ‎‎

“Burma is the obvious place to start, but media repression and unpunished rights violations are rampant throughout the region.” The Obama administration has …

Obama To ‘Revive’ US Prestige in Asia

St.Petersburg Times.ru – Stephen Collinson

… attend the weekend’s APEC summit in Singapore and become the first US president to sit down with all 10 leaders of ASEAN, including Myanmar (Burma). …

MANGALA BLASTS GOVT. FOR INVITING RUTHLESS MILITARY LEADER SHWE

Daily Mirror – Kelum Bandara – ‎

SLFP (M) leader Mangala Samaraweera yesterday criticized the government for arranging a visit by Myanmar junta leader Than Shwe and …

Clinton vows $5M in storm relief funds

Inquirer.net – Dj Yap

On Burma (Myanmar), Clinton reiterated that Washington was “not lifting sanctions on Burma.” She called on the Burmese government to release Aung San Suu …


Written by Lwin Aung Soe

November 13, 2009 at 4:59 am

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