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World focus on Burma (24-12-2009)

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UN strongly condemns Myanmar rights violations

Ynetnews –

The UN General Assembly on Thursday strongly condemned human rights violations in Myanmar and urged the country’s military rulers to release more than 2000 …

LA Times Art Critic Defends White House Commie-Chic Xmas

Big Government (blog) – Christopher Knight -‎

WHo props up the vicious Myanmar regime in Burma? WHich country invaded India & stole part of that nation? How VULGAR would such an insult be to an Indian? …

UN strongly condemns Myanmar rights violations

eTaiwan News (blog) – ‎

AP The 192-member world body urged Myanmar’s government to release more than 2000 political prisoners and open general elections next year to all political …

Santa tracker? NORAD and Google Maps show the way

Christian Science Monitor – Andrew Heining – ‎

Santa’s in Burma (Myanmar)! Or wait – now the Taj Mahal. Pakistan is next. Eager youngsters (and the young at heart) …

Burmese spur outpouring of Christmas spirit

Columbia Daily Tribune – T.J. Greaney

Many from the Southeast Asian nation of Burma, also known as Myanmar, spent years in foreign refugee camps before winning asylum here. …

Turkmenistan’s return

RIA Novosti –

Importantly, this ideology also isolated America from countries like Burma (yanmar), where Moscow made the same choice as with Turkmenistan, …

UN assembly condemns Myanmar rights record

Reuters – Basil Katz, Sandra Maler

The resolution on the country formerly known as Burma, voted through by 86-23 with 39 abstentions, “strongly condemns the ongoing systematic violations of …

Junta lobbies hard on international fora

Mizzima.com – ‎

New Delhi (Mizzima) – Burma’s state-owned newspaper New Light of Myanmar on Wednesday reported the return of Foreign Minister Nyan Win from Denmark after …

Wilmington church helps refugee family achieve American Dream

StarNewsOnline.com – Patricia E. Matson

Po Pwe had been a freedom fighter against the military regime in Burma – now known as Myanmar – but ended up escaping to Thailand. At a refugee camp, …

Junta stocking up on weapons for rainy day: observer

Mizzima.com –

“Burma has no enemy and there is no need to purchase weapons. And these weapons will only be used to intimidate and suppress the Burmese people,” Salong, …

Avon Middle High School Amnesty International sponsors letter writing campaign …

Avon Messenger -‎

… International has just sponsored a letter writing campaign to free a prisoner of conscience in the Southeast Asian country of MyanmarBurma). … (formerly

Burma’s Poor Performance at SEA Games Slammed

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Arkar Moe

There were also charges of match fixing, Veteran sports columnist Khin Maung Htwe said the Myanmar [Burma] Football Federation planned to lodge a complaint …

Suu Kyi’s House Repair Halted

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Yan Naing

Work to renovate the home of Burmese democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been halted by the government following an objection by her …

Repair work on Suu Kyi’s house halted

Mizzima.com – ‎

Aung San Oo, the eldest among three children of Burma’s independence architect General Aung San, is currently living in United States and in 2000 had filed …

The Internet in Burma (1998-2009)

Mizzima.com –

2007 – there are several failures of the Internet, as providers MPT and Myanmar Teleport ban a number of websites. Additionally, Burma Yadanarbon Teleport

PROCUREMENT: Death Watch For MiG

Strategy Page – ‎

Myanmar bought its first twelve MiG-29s in 2001. This new sale will earn Russia some criticism, because Myanmar (formerly Burma) is a military dictatorship …

Canada’s greatest gift to the world

Globe and Mail –

Today Burma, now known as Myanmar, is among the most repressive and isolationist countries in the world. Nithum’s father, a physician, landed in England, …

Russian MiG-29 Jets ‘Attack’ China in Myanmar

Pravda –

Russia will deliver 20 MiG-29 fighter jets to the Air Force of Myanmar (Burma). The deal is evaluated at nearly $600 million. Burma preferred Russia’s …

Little word from US on Nyi Nyi Aung, jailed in Burma

Washington Post – Glenn Kessler – ‎

Officials at the Burmese Embassy in Washington did not respond to a request for comment. Burma, also known as Myanmar, is regarded as one of the world’s …

Burma’s State Media Finally Reports on EU-Nyan Win Talks

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Wai Moe – ‎

The sanctions were tightened still further following the sentencing of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to a further term of house arrest.

A celebration of culture

Sun Tribune – Meagan O’Donnell – ‎

26, from 9 am to 2 pm The Karen are people from Myanmar who were forced to live in refugee camps in Thailand for many years due to ethnic cleansing being

In Russian arms export policy, Mr. Green is the key.

Examiner.com –

Alongside multi-million dollar arms agreements with the Burmese Junta, the Russian Government also holds lucrative arms deals with other states that have …

Little Focus Put on US Man Jailed in Myanmar

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette – Glenn Kessler – ‎

Officials at the Myanmar Embassy in Washington did not respond to a request for comment. Myanmar, also known as Burma, is regarded as one of the world’s …

The World’s Most Underrated Destinations

Tips from the T-List – ‎

@rtwdave Burma (Myanmar): “Every single person that visits Burma comes away profoundly affected. The raw beauty, mind-bending sights, fascinating (and …

Russian planes for Burma

Radio Australia News – ‎

[Reuters] Russia has signed a contract to deliver 20 MiG-29 fighter planes to Burma. Russian media reports say the contract is worth $US570 million. …

DPM Defends Bahamas

The Bahama Journal – Rogan Smith – ‎

… “Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar” (formerly Burma) and “Situation of Human Rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran,” were considered by the Third …

Chavez, the Cynics and the “Big Lie” of the Presidential Campaign

Groundviews – ‎

It is this approach that has led you to paint a whole lot of statesmen – from Hitler to the leaders of Burmese Military Junta, and to Hugo Chavez – with the …

Life goes on, with an eye on the ocean

National – Larry Jagan – ‎

Their families in Burma don’t know who to contact for information, and certainly cannot tell the local authorities for fear of the consequences,” Mr Thet …

A Reconciliation Burma Needs

Asian Tribune –

Ian Kelly, spokesman of the US state department, on December 16, said, “We continue to urge the Burmese government to engage Aung San Suu Kyi and the

Suu Kyi appeal to go ahead

UPI.com –

YANGON, Myanmar, Dec. 23 (UPI) — The Supreme Court will hear pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s appeal against her latest house detention handed down …

Russia, Burma sign arms deal

Mizzima.com – ‎

New Delhi (Mizzima) – Russia will deliver 20 MiG-29 fighter jets and Mi-35 attack helicopters worth Euro 450 million to Burma, the business daily Vedomosti …

Thaksin wanted leniency towards Burmese junta

Mizzima.com –

… to take a soft stand towards the Burmese junta when it asked for a reduction of interest rate on the loan for improving telecommunication in Burma. …

Elder brother objects to renovation of Suu Kyi’s home

Mizzima.com – ‎

Among the three children of Burma’s independence architect General Aung San and former ambassador Khin Kyi — Aung San Suu Kyi, is the youngest. …

Russia to sell Myanmar 20 MiG fighters – paper

Reuters India – Guy Faulconbridge – ‎

Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, has been riven by ethnic conflict since its independence from Britain in 1948. The military has in recent months stepped …

Nyi Nyi Aung Tortured: Feedom Now

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Lalit K Jha – ‎

Hired by Nyi Nyi Aung’s fiancee, Wa Wa Kyaw, Schwanke said in a separate statement that Nyi Nyi Aung has been unjustly imprisoned in Burma since Sept. …


Written by Lwin Aung Soe

December 24, 2009 at 2:55 am

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