Full Coverage: Myanmar (updated 29 May 2008)
Reuters – 1 hour, 34 minutes agoYANGON (Reuters) – Myanmar’s junta lashed out at offers of foreign aid on Thursday, criticizing donors’ demands for access to the Irrawaddy delta and saying Cyclone Nargis’ 2.4 million victims could “stand by themselves.”
- Slideshow: Tens of thousands killed in Myanmar cyclone
- Aid workers head to Myanmar delta as more visas granted AFP – 27 minutes ago
- Myanmar lashes out at “chocolate bar” foreign aid Reuters – 1 hour, 34 minutes ago
- Myanmar approves all pending visas for UN aid workers AP – Thu May 29, 12:05 AM ET
- Amnesty International condemns US, China in report AP – Wed May 28, 5:38 PM ET
- Cyclone survivors victimized by Myanmar soldiers AP – Wed May 28, 3:25 PM ET
- Suu Kyi’s house arrest extended at BBC – Tue, May 27, 2008
- Burma authorities prolong Aung San Suu Kyi’s house arrest and round up supporters at The London Times – Tue, May 27, 2008
- Bush Demands Myanmar Free Suu Kyi as House Arrest Extended Bloomberg via Yahoo! News – Tue, May 27, 2008
- Donors pledge $50m to help Burma at BBC – Sun, May 25, 2008
- U.N. Chief Says Junta to Admit Aid Workers at The New York Times – Fri, May 23, 2008
- Can a cyclone open the iron fist of Myanmar’s generals? at The Los Angeles Times – Fri, May 23, 2008
- Will Burma keep its word on aid? at BBC – Fri, May 23, 2008
- Junta Offers Showcase Camps, but Most Burmese Lack Aid at The New York Times – Fri, May 23, 2008
- For Cyclone Victims, Private Aid vs. a Showcase at The New York Times – Thu, May 22, 2008
- In pictures: Burma’s plight at BBC – Mon, May 19, 2008
- The Return of Burma’s Monks Time.com via Yahoo! News – Mon, May 19, 2008
- In U.S., a Multitude of Forces Drains the Spirit of Giving at The Washington Post – Fri, May 23, 2008
- Burma (Myanmar) dodges a bullet The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News – Wed, May 21, 2008
- Myanmar’s killing fields of neglect at Asia Times Online – Sat, May 17, 2008
- Only war would provoke intervention in Burma at The Guardian (UK). – Sat, May 17, 2008
- Six Months Since Cyclone Sidr at The New York Times – Fri, May 16, 2008
- In the wake of catastrophe comes the whiff of unrest at The Guardian (UK). – Fri, May 16, 2008
- Nargis Help – wiki and blog that provides links to news, relief operations, and other Cyclone Nargis-related resources.
- Myanmar Ministry of Foreign Affairs – site includes a profile of the country.
- Myanmar Information Committee – government site that includes annual ‘information sheets’ with updates on the political situation in the country.
- Daw Aung San Suu Kyi – site created to honor the Burmese resistance leader and Nobel laureate. Includes speeches and interviews, a biography, and more.
- Aung San Suu Kyi – profile of the Burmese opposition leader and 1991 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, from the BBC.
- Nobel Peace Prize: Aung San Suu Kyi – features her profile and the 1991 acceptance speech in her honor.
Refusing help ABC News- The country’s repressive government deems foreign aid foreign interference.
Aid slow to Myanmar CNN- CNN’s Dan Rivers talks to WFP’s Tony Banbury who makes a plea for aid to be allowed in.
Myanmar Prime Minister dies REUTERS – Soe Win, best known for allegedly orchestrating an attack on leader Aung San Suu Kyi, has died at age 59.
Protests against Myanmar junta Reuters – Activists in Australia and the Philippines call for democracy in Myanmar.
Facing Sanctions? FOX News – Laura Bush sends stern message to Burma following anti-democracy crackdown.
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- U.N. Chief Urges Myanmar to Allow Cyclone Aid : NPR at NPR – Thu, May 22, 2008
- Need for Clean, Fresh Water Urgent in Myanmar at NPR – Fri, May 16, 2008
- Photographer Feels Weight of His Myanmar Images at NPR – Fri, May 16, 2008
- Survivors speak out on lack of water and shelter at The Guardian (UK). – Tue, May 06, 2008
- Video shows force of Cyclone Nargis at BBC – Tue, May 06, 2008
- Kofi Annan has appealed for release of Aung San Suu Kyi at BBC – Fri, May 26, 2006