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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (3.12.2009)

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Asian MPs Insist on a Free & Fair 2010 Burma Polls

The Seoul Times – Nava Thakuria – ‎

The group consisting parliamentarians from India, Nepal, Singapore, England, Burma (Myanmar) and Tibet, was also unanimous that all political prisoners must …

Gambari Transferred to Darfur

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Lalit K Jha

He has also served the secretary-general in pursuing the good offices mandate on Myanmar [Burma], as you know,” Okabe said. Now that Gambari is being moved …

11000 Myanmars In Malaysia Given Refugee Status By UNHCR

Bernama – Arul Rajoo

Refugees from Myanmar recognised by the UNHCR may wait up to one year or longer for resettlement to third countries. The Kuala Lumpur-based Burma Workers’ …

UN official named Darfur peacekeeping chief

Jerusalem Post – ‎

… including trying to promote political reconciliation in Myanmar between the military government and the pro-democracy movement led by Aung San Suu Kyi.

UN redeploys Gambari to head Darfur mission

Nigerian Compass Newspaper – …all the news. all the time – ‎

In what looked like a diplomatic reshuffle at the UN, Gambari who is currently the world body’s Special Envoy to Myanmar, will now assume the position of …

ULFA chief held in B’desh

Chandigarh Tribune – Bijay Sankar Bora

… Army in Myanmar and National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN). He can handle all types of arms. He is also the vice-president of the Indo-Burma …

Japanese film festival to be held in Burma

Inside Japan Tours – Graham McPherson

A Japanese film festival aimed at strengthening diplomatic ties is to be held in Burma, it has been reported. According to Xinhua, the festival will be held …

Burmese academic urges Netherlands to engage Burma –

… Director of Burma Campaign, Derek Tonkin, former British ambassador to both Vietnam and Thailand, and current chairman of Network Myanmar…

and Brad Adams

Aung San Suu Kyi listed among 100 top ‘Global Thinkers’ – ‎

by Mungpi New Delhi (Mizzima) – Burma’s detained democracy icon and Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has been listed among the 100 Top Global Thinkers …

News of Stiglitz Visit Arouses Hopes but also Doubts

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Ba Kaung – ‎

News of the forthcoming visit to Burma by Nobel Economics laureate Joseph Stiglitz has been greeted with a mixture of hope and doubt among …

Experts to debate sanctions on Burma

Democratic Voice of Burma –

… (director of Burma Campaign UK), Derek Tonkin (former British ambassador to both Vietnam and Thailand, and current chairman of Network Myanmar) and Brad …

Nigerian to head Darfur peacekeeping mission – UN

Reuters – Louis Charbonneau, David Storey – ‎

Gambari, a former Nigerian foreign minister and current UN special envoy to Myanmar, will take up his new post on Jan. 1, 2010, Ban said in the letter. …

Loose Canon : Refugee Turkey Day

Philadelphia Citypaper – Jack Zylkin – ‎

Facing her, another petite, dark-haired matron — a recent arrival from Burma — cocked her head in confusion. The mom from Burma was assured that this Jewish …

At UN, No Iraq and Maybe No Congo Sanctions, No Colombia and Georgia in the Wings

Inner City Press – Matthew Russell Lee

During his time as UN envoy on Myanmar, Gambari was criticized by human rights groups for being too close to the military government of Than Shwe. …

A conservative’s praise for Obama’s Afghanistan strategy

Christian Science Monitor – Danielle Pletka – ‎

Some in our little Washington parlor have been surprised by the willingness of those who abhor the president’s policies in Iran, China, BurmaMyanmar), …

Spain’s Position at UN on Ms. Haidar is Off the Record, ASSK Compared

Inner City Press – Matthew Russell Lee – ‎

Inner City Press asked, and asks, what is the difference between Ms. Haidar and Aung San Suu Kyi of Myanmar, about whom the Western members of the Security …

Obama, Cuba, and Complacency Toward Evil

AS/COA Online – Frank Calzon – ‎

Of equal interest is the answer Burmese dissident and Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi reportedly gave to British and American diplomats who asked her …

One-sided Engagement Won’t Work

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Aung Zaw – ‎

During his visit to Asia, US President Barack Obama told Burmese military leaders to free pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi and urged the …

Burma VJ Review – Shawn S. Lealos – ‎

The final straw was the almost twenty year imprisonment of Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of the National League for Democracy, following her party’s victory …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

December 3, 2009 at 7:23 am

Posted in World Focus on Burma

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