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World focus on Burma (19 June 2009)

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Jasmine planted in honour of pro-democracy leader

Press and Journal – Alanna Petrie

Aung San Suu Kyi was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991 for her attempts to make Burma a democratic country. Her efforts followed the resignation of

Beatle news briefs: Macca will have opening act at Citi Field

Examiner.com – ‎

It is vital that Aung San Suu Kyi is released so that she can govern the people who elected her and give Burma back the freedom we all take for granted.

Suu Kyi celebrates 64th birthday in jail

PRESS TV – ‎

World leaders demand the release and an end to the trial of Myanmar’s…

pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, as she celebrates her 64th birthday in prison.

A Burma birthday – in prison

San Francisco Chronicle – ‎

While Iran’s leaders nervously monitor street protests, Burma’s military rulers are trying to ride out their own crisis. A worldwide protest continues to

EU calls for release of Suu Kyi

Haber 27 – ‎

“We urge Myanmar to embark on a genuine transition to democracy bringing peace and prosperity to its people,” it said. The EU says the message will be …

FEER(6/5) Raising The Stakes In Burma

Wall Street Journal – Ian Holliday – ‎

The initial reaction to this latest twist in the long-running Burma saga was outrage. Close to Insein Prison, brave huddles of largely silent witnesses …

Council calls for release of Burma’s Suu Kyi

Irish Times – Patrick Smyth – ‎

FOREIGN POLICY: THE EUROPEAN Council yesterday called “for the immediate unconditional release of [Burmese opposition leader] Aung San Suu Kyi, …

US Senate women urge Suu Kyi freedom

AFP – ‎

WASHINGTON (AFP) — The 17 women serving in the US Senate made a joint appeal Friday for the release of Myanmar’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi as she …

Amid privations, its regime prospers by trading with China and India

Wall Street Journal – ‎

In the 1800s, British soldiers conquered what used to be known as Burma. It became the world’s biggest rice exporter and a major source of timber. …

EU agrees to step up Myanmar sanctions – Brown

Forbes –

… opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. ‘Europe agreed today to step up sanctions and take further targeted measures against the Burmese regime,’ British …

Iran’s Supreme Leader Backs Vote Outcome

Democracy Now – ‎

Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi turns sixty-four today. She remains under house arrest. Activists across the world are marking her birthday …

Of protests and players: Iran, Burma and the US

Mizzima.com – Joseph Ball – ‎

… not to say that Burma’s rural population should be estimated to support the military government or oppose any potential candidacy of Aung San Suu Kyi, …

Day in pictures

BBC News – ‎

A Burmese woman in Malaysia sheds a tear as she listens to song dedicated to detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who is marking her 64th birthday. …

Ball gets around

Financial Times – Emiko Terazono

Nobel prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi , who turned 64 yesterday, is a patron of the charity, and Anthony Aris , twin brother of her late husband Michael, …

Amid privations, its regime prospers by trading with China and India

Wall Street Journal –

Others go so far as to propose that the West should accept a diminished role for Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s leading opposition figure. …

Why These Protests, And Not Others?

American Conservative Magazine – Daniel Larison – ‎

Would the West have been half as animated about the crackdown in BurmaAung San Suu Kyi’s picture had not been so widely distributed and … two years ago if

Seenews: news report of 19.06.2009

Girodivite – ‎

… 2009, 16:46 CET | Story | B92 Campaigners across the globe are honoring the birthday Friday of Burma’s detained democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. …

SPECIAL PREVIEW: The Abandonment of Democracy

Commentary – Joshua Muravchik – ‎

This softening may have emboldened that junta to place opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on trial in May after having been content to keep her under house …

EU condemns violence in Iran

European Voice – Andrew Gardner – ‎

In another, they declared their solidarity with the Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, whose 64th birthday is today, her 2209th day under house …

Refugees in limbo while they wait for US entry

Online Athens – Tricia Spaulding – ‎

In 2006, the United States started accepting applications from Burmese/Myanmar refugees who wanted to immigrate here, Htoo said. He and his entire extended …

Uthuru Wasanthaya- a gateway to development, recovery, revival …

Lankaweb – ‎

MYANMAR ( Burma) has about 503000 idps due to decades of a long Internal conflict in Myanmar as well as Cyclone Nargis. · The Central African Republic has …

Inside Yangon, Myanmar

Wall Street Journal –

Villagers in front of their home in a village on the outskirts of Rangoon, Burma, May 31, 2009. She reports that her income has been halved in the past year …

A stop sign for human trafficking

Christian Science Monitor – ‎

… report’s worst-performing category, six were from Africa (the seventh was Malaysia, where traffickers are exploiting migrants from Burma, or Myanmar). …

Edgelings.com

Pajamas Media – ‎‎

Iran would have looked like Burma/Myanmar or North Korea, and all we would have known about events there surrounding the election would have come from …

EU summit results in financial reforms and progress on Lisbon Treaty

Deutsche Welle – Susan Houlton – ‎

… for European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso to run for another five-year term and an agreement for increased sanctions against Burma (Myanmar).

Soccer fans arrested for hooliganism

Mizzima.com –

The official sponsor of the Yadanabon FC, Alpine Mineral water Company, said they had brought fans all the way from Mandalay in central Burma in 10 cars and …

World Refugee Day: European Commission funding provides for the …

ReliefWeb (press release) –

For nearly twenty five years, thousands have fled from fighting in Burma/Myanmar crossing the border into Thailand. The refugees are not allowed to leave …

THAILAND: More ethnic Karen flee to Thailand

IRINnews.org – ‎

MAE SOT, 19 June 2009 (IRIN) – Thousands of ethnic Karen villagers have fled across the border into Thailand in recent weeks in the wake of Myanmar army …

Long-Suffering Rohingya In Bangladesh Face Unacceptable Abuse

Medical News Today (press release) – ‎

The Rohingya, a Muslim ethnic minority originating from Myanmar, are denied citizenship and suffer persecution and discrimination in Myanmar. …

Loss of Karen bases a ‘strategic’ move by KNU

Democratic Voice of Burma – Htet Aung Kyaw

June 19, 2009 (DVB)–The Burmese army is increasingly susceptible to ambushes from the Karen National Union following the overthrow of a number of Karen …


Written by Lwin Aung Soe

June 19, 2009 at 5:16 am

World focus on Burma (18 June 2009)

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LEAD: UN chief to visit Japan in June, Myanmar in July:

Product Design & Development – ‎

The country, formally named Burma, has been under military rule since 1962. Ban traveled to Myanmar for the first time last year in the aftermath of the …

Tibet’s Nobel Man

TIME – Pico Iyer

In Burma Aung San Suu Kyi, who was placed under house arrest that July (and rewarded with her own Nobel Prize two years later), is still in confinement, …

“A land the world forgot: A photojournalist sneaks into Myanmar to …

Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting – Ryan Libre -‎

Most oversimplified headlines about Myanmar suggest that all its people are united behind Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi in opposition to the …

UK: The challenge of Europe

ISRIA – ‎

Now, as we approach Aung San Suu Kyi’s birthday tomorrow, we are working with our EU partners to put further pressure on the junta to release her and all …

Burmese women’s groups pressured to cancel protest

Mizzima.com – Nem Davies – ‎

… bordering Burma, to hold a protest rally demanding the release of Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on her 64th birthday on June 19. …

Climber protests against Lloyd’s of London

Mizzima.com –

Robertson timed his protest to coincide with the eve of detained Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s 64th birthday, which falls on Friday June …

Iran candidates cite poll violations

Ninemsn –

Global plans for birthday of Suu KyiSupporters of Burma’s democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi are making preparations around the world to mark her 64th birthday …

Refugee children look for new family in the U.S.

Northwest Asian Weekly – James Tabafunda – ‎

Doi Bu is originally from Burma (Myanmar) and had been staying in Malaysia for one and half years before they met. Adriana wanted to be her foster parent. …

EU funds inputs package, extension support project

The Herald – Martin Kadzere – ‎

Other countries receiving the EU-funded “Food Facility” support are: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Central African Republic …

Burmese army drives ethnic rebels from last stronghold

Independent – Andrew Buncombe – ‎‎

An ethnic rebel army that has been fighting for greater autonomy from Burma for more than 60 years has been driven …

Burmese army takes Karen positions

Scotsman – ‎

BURMESE government forces captured three Karen rebel positions yesterday in the latest fighting that has forced thousands of refugees to flee into …

China’s Oil Supply Dependence

Journal of Energy Security – David L.O. Hayward – ‎

China has secured a thirty-year deal from the Burmese military junta for natural gas tapped off the Myanmar coast. China will use these new pipelines to …

Burmese troops threaten Karen rebel bases

Radio Australia News – ‎‎

Soldiers of the Karen National Union, which is waging the world’s longest-running insurgency, launched 60 years ago after Burma won independence from …

DEPRIVATION AND RAPE IS THE LOT OF KAREN REFUGEES

Pattaya Daily News – ‎

According to a June 17 allegation from a spokesman from Karen relief organisation, the Free Burma Ranger (FBR), Burmese military assailants raped and …

“A land the world forgot: A photojournalist sneaks into Myanmar to …

Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting – Ryan Libre – ‎‎

… an ethnic and religious minority that for decades fought a war of independence against the brutal military junta that rules Myanmar, or Burma. …

Burmese women’s groups pressured to cancel protest

Mizzima.com – Nem Davies – ‎‎

“With Moreh, being a town bordering Myanmar [Burma], any activity such as an open protest rally held there aimed at criticizing the ruling junta in Myanmar …

Karen rebel Army forced to retreat

Mizzima.com – Larry Jagan – ‎

Mae Sot (Mizzima) – Burma’s largest active ethnic rebel group has been forced to abandon its stronghold on the Burmese border with Thailand …

Myanmar troops threaten Karen rebel bases

The army and their Karen allies were also threatening two bases of the Karen National Union (KNU), the largest rebel group in the eastern former Burma. …

Myanmar: Recent Karen exodus raises questions about UNHCR role

ReliefWeb (press release) – Sai SoeWin Latt

… on Karen villagers, dated June 11, 2009, which said, “The EU reiterates its commitment to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Burma/Myanmar. …

Thousands of Karen Seek Safety in Thailand

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Larry Jagan – ‎

“They are not emaciated, though many have walked for more than seven days to escape from the Myanmar [Burma] army,” she told The Irrawaddy. …

DKBA: Burma’s Second Largest Non-state Armed Group?

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Wai Moe – ‎‎

Ethnic ceasefire groups were upset this year when the Burmese junta announced plans to transform them into a Border Guard Force (BGF). …

Burma rebels to abandon their base on the Thai border

Australia Network News –

Burma’s biggest rebel group says it will abandon a stronghold on the border with Thailand after weeks of fierce fighting with government and rival Karen …

More Mobile Phone Service Available to Burmese

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Min Lwin – ‎‎

Burma’s Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications (MPT) is set to add more than 200000 GSM mobile phone and CDMA phone SIM cards in Rangoon and …

Environmentalists press Mekong dams issue on ASEAN agenda

Earthtimes (press release) – ‎‎

… 7389 were from Thailand, 2625 from Cambodia, 583 from Laos, 338 from China, 240 from Vietnam and 26 from Myanmar, also known as Burma. …

Myanmar army ‘capture Karen bases’

Aljazeera.net –

According to the Free Burma Rangers, more than 4000 Karen civilians have been forced to seek refuge in Thailand in view of the fighting. Myanmar troops and …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

June 18, 2009 at 4:23 am