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World focus on Burma (12-12-2009)

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US Seeks Access to Detained Dissident

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Lalit K Jha – ‎

James Webb, who traveled to Burma earlier this year to secure the release of another US citizen imprisoned by the Burmese junta, urged the regime to grant …

Jailed American in Myanmar in ‘poor health’

The Associated Press –

Myanmar, also known as Burma, has been under military rule since 1962. Human rights groups say the regime holds more than 2000 political prisoners, …

Weekly Business Roundup (December 12, 2009)

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – William Boot – ‎

Burma’s government-controlled Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise (MOGE) should be added to Australia’s financial sanctions list, a human rights …

29 literatus win literature house manuscript awards for 2008 in Myanmar

Xinhua – Zhang Xiang – ‎

The Sarpay Beikman was founded as the “Burma (now Myanmar) Translation Society” in 1947 and has published numerous magazines, lexicons illustrated journals …

The global warner

Irish Times –

The UN’s climate chief, who is 55, explained that these were the words of Nyi Lay, a six-year old boy from Burma (Myanmar), who was just one of the …

Incredible Organized Murders in the Philippines

OpEdNews – arn specter

We read of murders in the US,Russia, Israel, Sri Lanka, Myanmar/Burma, China, Iran, India, Afghanistan,and other countries these days carried out by those …

Appeal helps needy find wheels

Catholic Courier – Mike Latona – ‎

… African-American, Hispanic — and also include refugees from such countries as Cuba, the Ukraine, Iran, Sudan, Bhutan, Kenya, Nepal, Myanmar (Burma), …

American on hunger strike in Myanmar jail: lawyer

AFP – ‎

Dissident groups from Myanmar, earlier known as Burma, have said Nyi Nyi Aung is a democracy activist and was hoping to see his ailing mother, …

Indonesian FA Chief Plays Blame Game After SEA Games Debacle

Jakarta Globe –

… win a single match in the group stage for the first time in SEA Games history, drawing 2-2 with Singapore and losing 2-0 to host Laos and 3-1 to Burma. …

Obama Outlines a Vision of Might and Right

New York Times – David E. Sanger – ‎

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

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 …

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 …

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, …

British govt launches innovative Burma campaign

Democratic Voice of Burma – Francis Wade

Elections in Burma will have no credibility or legitimacy until these

Dialogue helps overcome difference

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 …

Chinese Vice-President to visit Burma

Mizzima.com –

But he said China is unlikely to pressurize the Burmese junta for a change or to release detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. …

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, …

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 …

Burma: to go or not to go?

Times Online –

No, said Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma’s courageous opposition leader, in the 1990s when the junta began admitting tourists because it was so desperate for …

The Bedside Guardian, edited by Hugh Muir

guardian.co.uk –

… a passionate appeal against the ongoing incarceration of Aung San Suu Kyi and the devastating oppression of the Burmese people by the military junta. …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

December 12, 2009 at 10:03 am

Posted in World Focus on Burma

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