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World focus on Burma (11-12-2009)

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Does Burma need another UN envoy?

Mizzima.com – ‎

While he was able to have talks with the junta officials and detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, he failed to facilitate a process of political …

Obama Outlines a Vision of Might and Right

New York Times – David E. Sanger

He seemed to be thinking of Darfur, Somalia, Rwanda’s 1994 genocide and perhaps the long-running cases of North Korea’s gulags and Myanmar’s repression.

Australia urged to blacklist MOGE

Mizzima.com –

… the Australian government to include the state-owned Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise (MOGE) in its list of sanctions. Burma Campaign Australia (BCA) in a …

Report: Burma, Yemen and Vietnam Hardest Hit by Extreme Weather in 2008

Democracy Now – ‎

And Burma, or Myanmar, Yemen and Vietnam were the three countries which were most affected in 2008. But then, we also have looked to the period from 1990 to …

Waffle Wildly, and Carry A Big Speech: Obama’s Meandering Nobel Road Trip

Huffington Post (blog) – ‎

… that Barack Obama, Martin Luther King, Gandhi, John F. Kennedy, George Bush, The Chinese Government, the UN, the World Court, Aung San Suu Kyi, …

Chinese Vice-President to visit Burma

Mizzima.com – ‎

He said the situation along the Sino-Burma border is still unstable following the clash between the ethnic Kokang Army also known as Myanmar Nationalities

Family worried over detained Burmese-American’s health

Mizzima.com – ‎‎

The state-run media, New Light of Myanmar, reported that he had visited Burma eight times in the past to instigate public unrest. But the charge-sheet filed …

The joy of the envoy

The Age – ‎

”Certainly easier than Myanmar [Burma].” She bursts into laughter, straightening a fold in her saffron-coloured sari as she gets to the sighing stage of …

Dialogue helps overcome difference in atomised world

The Age – Martin Flanagan – ‎

Their organisation, Global Reconciliation, counts Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Burmese democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, as well as Australian Sir William …

British govt launches innovative Burma campaign

Democratic Voice of Burma – Francis Wade -‎

Elections in Burma will have no credibility or legitimacy until these prisoners are released.” Burma’s most famous political prisoner, Aung San Suu Kyi, …

Chinese, Burmese Military Leaders Discuss Border Security

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Wai Moe – ‎

… the state-run newspaper The New Light of Myanmar reported on Friday. Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping is scheduled to visit Burma in the near future, …

Dissident Groups Urge UN Not To Recognize 2010 Myanmar Election

RTT News – ‎

On the occasion of International Human Rights Day (December 10), three dissident Burmese groups–All Burma Monks’ Alliance, 88 Generation Students, …

UN Urged to Investigate Junta’s Crimes Against Humanity

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Lalit K Jha – ‎

US Congressman Joseph Pitts in a statement, “This letter demonstrates that the eyes of the world are on Burma, and that we will call attention to the …

UN Security Council Criticized for Failure to Act Against Abuses in Burma

CNSNews.com – Patrick Goodenough – ‎

Protesters in the Philippines call for the release of political prisoners in Burma, outside the Burmese Embassy …

UN asked not to recognise 2010 Myanmar election

Press Trust of India – Lalit K Jha

… dissident Burmese groups have asked the United Nations and the international community not to recognise the scheduled 2010 elections in Myanmar unless …

Why the daughter of jailed activist continues his fight

Daily Gazette – ‎

Burma, officially the Union of Myanmar, is just one of the countries highlighted by students at Wivenhoe Park, with many able to tell personal stories of …

Lawmakers worldwide urge Myanmar probe

CNN International –

“The longer the council waits, the more people in Burma will die,” the letter concludes. The military junta has ruled Myanmar, also known as Burma, …

Testing Obama’s Foreign Policy

Korea Times – Joseph S. Nye, Jr

Critics charge that these accomplishments, as well as efforts to unblock the stalemates in Sudan and Myanmar (Burma), have been achieved at the price of …

US president accepts the Nobel Peace Prize

Aberdeen Press and Journal – Matt Williams – ‎

America, he said, would continue to bear witness to the struggle of people such as Aung San Suu Kyi in Burma, reformers in Zimbabwe and protesters in Iran. …

President accepts Nobel Peace Prize

AZ Central.com – Christi Parsons – ‎

The president praised the dignity of Burmese activist Aung San Suu Kyi, the bravery of Zimbabweans who insisted on the right to vote despite threat of …

‘Judiciary system’, junta’s arm for abuses: Rights group

Mizzima.com – ‎‎

The charge, the trial and sentence of the Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi attracted international attention to the flaws of the Burmese judiciary,

BOOK OF THE WEEK

Financial Mail (subscription) – Richard Steyn, Timothy Garton – ‎

… to Aung San Suu Kyi in Burma, to the laptop-wielding mullahs of Iran, to the US of Bush the Younger, and to most outposts of his beloved Europe. …

President reiterates his call for the release of Aung San Suu Kyi

Miadhu –

President Mohamed Nasheed has reiterated his call for the release of Burma’s Opposition Leader Aung San Suu Kyi. In a letter sent to the President of Burma …

BURMA: Exiled Media Brace for 2010 Election Challenge

Inter Press Service – Marwaan Macan-Markar -‎

But in truth, the military leaders of Burma, officially called Myanmar, have still to formally announce two important laws that will make the promised poll …

World’s parliamentarians petition UN on Burma

Radio Australia – ‎

More than 440 members of parliament from 29 countries have petitioned the United Nations Security Council, calling for immediate action on Burma’s …

Iranian regime weakening, forum told

Irish Times – Jamie Smyth

… UN human rights day with a demonstration outside Leinster House to protest against the house arrest of prominent rights campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi. …

Pelosi: On Human Rights Day, We Rededicate Ourselves to the Cause of …

PR Newswire (press release) –

In Burma, democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi still languishes in detention. In China and Tibet, people are imprisoned for only expressing their ideas and …

Lalin’s Coloumn: Military men as heads of state (HOS)

Asian Tribune – Lalin Fernando – ‎

In Asia the rot started in Burma with the killing of Premier General Aung San (father of Aung San Suu Kyi) and 6 cabinet ministers inside parliament. …

With Guinea’s Strongman Speechless, Burkina Pauses, France Snarks, UN-Democracy?

Inner City Press – Matthew Russell Lee – ‎

… Council asking for them to setup a commission of inquiry on what the call crimes against humanity committed by the military government of Myanmar/Burma. …

Rights Group: New Report Shows UN Rights Council Shielding Worst Abusers …

GlobalPost (blog) – ‎

Of the 20 worst violators on Freedom House’s annual survey, the council censured only Burma (Myanmar) and North Korea. While it did adopt two resolutions on …


Sri Lanka Falls Off Radar of UN and US, Despite Rapp Report and Disappearances

Inner City Press – Matthew Russell Lee

… Council asking for them to setup a commission of inquiry on what the call crimes against humanity committed by the military government of Myanmar/Burma. …

UN USA – Remarks by Ambassador Susan E. Rice, US Permanent Representative to …

ISRIA –

… Council asking for them to setup a commission of inquiry on what the call crimes against humanity committed by the military government of Myanmar/Burma. …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

December 11, 2009 at 5:17 pm

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