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Archive for January 2008

World Focus on Burma (31 Jan 08)

Aung San Suu Kyi ‘dissatisfied’ over talks with junta
Mizzima.com, India –
Aung San Suu Kyi told Aung Kyi that the talks must include representatives of Burma’s many ethnic groups, who are fighting for autonomy or independence for …

Aung San Suu Kyi ‘Not Satisfied’ With Burmese Military Talks
AHN –
Labor Minister of Burma, officially known as Myanmar, Aung Kyi was appointed to negotiate with Suu Kyi amid the global outrage which followed the deadly …

Burma’s Generals Target Minorities in Ongoing Oppression
Vatican Radio, The Vatican –
(30 Jan 08 – RV) Detained Burma opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi met with the leaders of her political party today with the permission of the ruling …
‘Jakarta could play a key role’
Nation Multimedia, Thailand –
Entitled “Burma/Myanmar: After the Crackdown”, the Brussels-based group’s report examined the implications of mass protests in September last year, …

Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi unhappy with junta …
PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung), Austria –
AP YANGON, Myanmar (AP) – Myanmar’s detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is dissatisfied with the progress of her reconciliation talks with the …

Suu Kyi’s talks with junta ‘fail’
Gulf Daily News, Bahrain –
YANGON: Detained Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is frustrated at a lack of talks on political reform with the junta since last year’s bloody …
Burma opposition leader dissatisfied with govt talks
Radio Australia, Australia –
Burma’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi says she is not satisfied with her talks with the junta. He spokesman says that after three months they have …
Globetrotting Gourmet Thailand & Myanmar/Burma
e-Travel Blackboard (press release), Australia –
Here’s a perfect excuse to escape Australia just before the Easter holidays! The Globetrotting Gourmet® March ’08 tour Tastings Thailand food tour closes …
Twenty years later, Rambo is still America’s finest, if dumbest …
Phoenix New Times, AZ –
So when Christian humanitarian-aid workers interrupt Rambo’s busy day cobra-wrangling, hoping to hitch a boat ride upriver to strife-ravaged Myanmar, …
Suu Kyi ‘not satisfied’ with junta talks
Special Broadcasting Service, Australia –
Burma’s detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has warned her supporters to “prepare for the worst” after talks with the country’s ruling junta …
Suu Kyi ‘not satisfied’ with junta talks: spokesman
AFP –
YANGON (AFP) — Myanmar’s detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is “not satisfied” with her talks with the nation’s junta, which after three months …
US calls for immediate Myanmar dialogue
AFP –
TORRANCE, California (AFP) — The White House on Wednesday called for Myanmar’s military rulers to open a “meaningful” dialogue “immediately” with the …
Bartles & James Fuzzy Navel Flavored Malt Cooler
Riverfront Times, MO –
John Rambo has Burma’s back. Now, as anyone with a pulse can tell you, Burma, as John calls it (Myanmar, apparently, is for suckers), is ruled by an …
Sylvester Stallone’s Rambo aims to please by wiping out the brutes …
Silicon Valley’s Metro, CA –
As we can see from the lovingly excerpted scenes of Myanmar war atrocities, the county is unsettled. Shortly after their arrival, the Burmese (not Myanmar) …

Suu Kyi proposes talks at the highest level
Hindu, India –
SINGAPORE: Myanmar’s celebrated democracy campaigner and Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has proposed that the ruling military junta initiate …

Thais block ‘human zoo’ refugees from moving to NZ
New Zealand Herald, New Zealand –
Foreign tourists visiting villages in Mae Hong Son, near the border with Myanmar, pay to see and photograph Padaung women who from the age of five wear …
Suu Kyi not satisfied with progress of talks
The Mercury (subscription), South Africa –
YANGON: Myanmar’s detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi was not satisfied with the progress of her meetings with a representative of the ruling …
Think tank urges Indonesian initiative on Myanmar
Monsters and Critics.com –
… peace process in 1988 to 1989,’ said ICG president Gareth Evans, in the think tank’s latest report on Myanmar titled Burma/Myanmar: After the Crisis. …
World Briefing | Asia Myanmar: ‘Prepare for the Worst,’ Suu Kyi …
New York Times, United States –
By AP The pro-democracy leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi was allowed a rare respite from house arrest to meet with members of her party, the National League for …
Stallone ‘ribbing’ happily fails to deter Benz’s ‘Rambo’ quest
Arizona Republic, AZ –
She came away with a new knowledge of the genocide being committed in Burma, now officially called Myanmar, She has gotten involved with a charity, …
Myanmar Must Start Meaningful Talks With Suu Kyi, US Says
Bloomberg –
Myanmar’s military, which has ruled the country formerly known as Burma since 1962, has failed to meet pledges to begin talks on democratic changes made …
Suu Kyi Unsatisfied With Myanmar Talks
The Associated Press –
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is unsatisfied with the progress of her meetings with a representative of Myanmar’s …
US disappointed there no time frame talks between junta and pro …
PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung), Austria –
AP WASHINGTON (AP) – The United States expressed disappointment at the lack of a time frame for reconciliation talks between the ruling junta in Myanmar and …
Sly Stallone’s Rambo Sets Movie Death Record
The Celebrity Truth, Australia –
The film follows Rambo as he takes a group of mercenaries into war-torn Myanmar in search of missing Christian aid workers. Stallone is reportedly set to …

POLITICS: UN Grapples With Suicide Attacks by Children
IPS, Italy –
… Chad, Colombia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Burma (Myanmar), Nepal, the Philippines, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Uganda, and more lately, …

Prepare for the Worst, Not the Best
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
By The Irrawaddy On Wednesday, we heard clearly the frustration felt by Burma’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi about the way her talks with the regime’s …
Asean Human Rights Commission “Should Have Independent Experts”
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
Asean’s other members are Brunei, Cambodia, Laos, Burma, Singapore and Vietnam. The four national agencies, which have been meeting as a sub-group for the …
Bangladesh Imports Burma Rice
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
By Reuters Bangladesh rice traders said on Thursday they had started importing 180000 tonnes of white rice from neighbouring Burma. …
Last blood
Reno News & Review, NV –
Whiny missionaries show up imploring the overgrown bandana man to take them upriver to Burma (aka Myanmar) in his boat, Apocalypse Now style! …
Myanmar Needs Regional Multi-Party Talk, Says ICG
Bernama, Malaysia –
This is the view of the International Crisis Group (ICG) whose South East Asia project director John Virgoe said Myanmar’s neighbours, especially China and …
US dismayed at lack of progress
Mizzima.com, India –
Responding to the negative assessment of the current drive to initiate substantive dialogue between Burma’s ruling military and opposition leaders, …
Burma still using child soldiers: HREIB
Mizzima.com, India –
Today’s issue of the state-run ‘New Light of Myanmar’ says, “expatriates national traitors with negative views in collusion with some foreign media are …
‘Rambo’ blows stuff up – that’s all
University of North Carolina The Daily Tar Heel, NC –
After a naive group of American missionaries goes missing in war-torn “Burma” (apparently, Hollywood isn’t aware of Myanmar), Rambo must single-handedly …
Myanmar Arrests Blogger, Watchdog Says
The Associated Press –
Burma is in danger of being cut off from the rest of the world again,” the statement said. Suu Kyi, who remains under house arrest, Wednesday warned the …

Doctors slam ‘Rambo’ for drug comments
Pittsburgh Post Gazette, PA –
He also noted he had large quantities of HGH because he was going to Myanmar, formerly Burma, to shoot “Rambo.” “Doing ‘Rambo’ is hard work,” he said. …

POLITICS-BURMA: Junta Has No Plans For Political Change – Suu Kyi
IPS, Italy –
By Marwaan Macan-Markar BANGKOK, Jan 31 (IPS) – Burma’s pro-democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, turned a rare moment of freedom in the military-ruled …
UN Envoy On Myanmar Meets Mukherjee
NEWSPost India, India –
Ibrahim Gambari, the United Nations Secretary General’s special advisor on Myanmar, met External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday, and discussed …
Analysts dismiss Myanmar talks with Suu Kyi as a sham
Manila Times, Philippines –
By Shino Yuasa, Agence France-Presse BANGKOK: Military-run Myanmar’s latest round of talks with detained democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi were a sham aimed …
Persisting diaspora concerns in Myanmar
MorungExpress, India –
TP Sreenivasan, a former Indian Ambassador to Burma, has pointed out: “They had no rights either in their land of origin or in their land of adoption, …
Party claims pro-democracy activists abused
Melbourne Herald Sun, Australia –
MYANMAR activists detained over pro-democracy protests in September are being abused and denied access to medical treatment in prison, according to Aung San …
Burma/Myanmar: After the Crackdown
International Crisis Group, Belgium –
The violent crushing of protests led by Buddhist monks in Burma/Myanmar in late 2007 has caused even allies of the military government to recognise that …
Burma/Myanmar: After the Crackdown
International Crisis Group, Belgium –
Burma/Myanmar: After the Crackdown,* the latest report from the International Crisis Group, examines the implications of the mass protests in September 2007 …
From Burma, harsh criticism of the EU policy on Myanmar
AsiaNews.it, Italy –
Yangon (AsiaNews) – The “megaphone diplomacy” conducted by the EU official for Myanmar, Piero Fassino, conceals only “his need to create an image of genuine …
Burmese People “Must Prepare for the Worst”
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
Cin Sian Thang said he didn’t think the Burmese government wanted to negotiate for change in Burma. The meetings between Suu Kyi and Aung Kyi had been …

Unimportant Topics Take Up All the Time, Says Suu Kyi
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
By Wai Moe In the reconciliation talks between Burma’s democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi and the junta’s liaison officer, Aung Kyi, most of the time is …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

January 31, 2008 at 4:20 pm

World Focus on Burma (30 Jan 08)

Burma’s Suu Kyi meets colleagues
BBC News, UK – Jan 30, 2008
Burma’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been allowed to meet political allies for the second time since last year’s bloody crackdown. …

Egypt Bolster Border Security To Curb Palestinians Flow []
RTT News, NY – Jan 30, 2008
The US State Department in a statement condemned the Myanmar military regime’s decision to charge 10 pro-democracy activists, citing it as evidence that the …
Cinema Toast
Petaluma Argus-Courier, CA – Jan 30, 2008
… John Rambo has retreated to northern Thailand where he’s running a longboat on the Salween River near the Thai-Burma (Myanmar) border. …
Stallone to star in fifth ‘Rambo’ film?
Digital Spy, UK – Jan 30, 2008
He’s been to Vietnam, Afghanistan and Myanmar in the last three movies so we’re bringing him back to the US.” However, Stallone earlier ruled out the …
Myanmar’s Suu Kyi meets party leaders
Reuters – Jan 30, 2008
Ever since the crackdown, in which the United Nations says at least 31 people were killed, the former Burma’s military rulers have been under unprecedented …
Suu Kyi meets supporters in Myanmar
CNN International – Jan 30, 2008
Activists display a portrait of detained democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, in Myanmar. Military leaders in Myanmar, which is also known as Burma, …
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi meets NLD party leaders
Mizzima.com, India – Jan 30, 2008
New Delhi – Burma’s detained pro-democracy leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday was given a rare chance to meet with top leaders of her party – National …
Is Malaysia going down the Mandalay Road?
Aliran Monthly, Malaysia – Jan 30, 2008
Zainuddin Maidin’s denial that Malaysia was behaving like Burma wears thin and is certainly unconvincing. Currently, it is a waiting game for the Malaysian …

EU envoy on Burma has nothing to offer the democratic process
Mizzima.com, India – Jan 30, 2008
Bangkok, Thailand – The European Union is seriously considering increasing sanctions against Burma later this year if the military regime does not heed …

Iran’s Ahmadinejad Says Israel’s Days Are Numbered []
RTT News, NY – Jan 30, 2008
1/30/2008 5:45:24 AM Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader and Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi met political allies for the second time in three months on ..

Suu Kyi ‘Not Satisfied’ in Talks with Junta
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand – Jan 30, 2008
By Wai Moe Burma’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was allowed to meet with senior members of her party, the National League for Democracy (NLD), …
Junta lets Suu Kyi out – on a short leash
Bangkok Post, Thailand – Jan 30, 2008
European Union special envoy for Burma Piero Fussino was in Bangkok earlier this week calling on all Asian governments to unite in putting pressure on the …
(UPDATE 4) Suu Kyi ‘not satisfied’ with talks with junta
Inquirer.net, Philippines – Jan 30, 2008
YANGON — Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Wednesday that she was “not satisfied” with her talks with the junta, a spokesman for her …
Rambo delivers little except violence
SJU The Hawk (subscription), PA – Jan 30, 2008
Rambo takes these lives in the jungles of Myanmar, the country formerly known as Burma. Throughout the movie, it is only referred to as Burma for unknown …
Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi said unhappy with …
PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung), Austria – Jan 30, 2008
AP YANGON, Myanmar (AP) – Myanmar’s detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is not satisfied with the progress of her meetings with a representative …
NLD to Sponsor Essay Competition on ‘National Reconciliation’
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand – Jan 30, 2008
By Wai Moe Burma’s main opposition political party, the National League for Democracy, plans to launch an essay competition on national reconciliation, …
UN Report Accuses Regime, Armed Ethnic Groups of Recruiting Children
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand – Jan 30, 2008
Besides Burma, the report said child soldiers were being recruited in recruitment in Afghanistan, Burundi, Chad, the Central African Republic, Colombia, …
Burmese Regime Strikes at Bloggers
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand – Jan 30, 2008
The first blog site to carry pictures of the demonstrations, http://moezack.blogspot.com, was closed down, and a blogger in Mogok Township, central Burma, …

“Prepare for worst”, Suu Kyi tells Myanmar
Reuters – Jan 30, 2008
By Aung Hla Tun YANGON (Reuters) – Detained Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is frustrated at a lack of talks on political reform with the ruling …

Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi Frustrated With Government Talks
Voice of America – Jan 30, 2008
In 1991, she won the Nobel Peace Prize. Aung San Suu Kyi’s NLD won a landslide election victory in 1990, but was barred from power by Burma’s military rulers.
State of the Union: Post Mortem
Atlantic Online – Jan 30, 2008
We support freedom in countries from Cuba and Zimbabwe to Belarus and Burma. [Amen for not saying Myanmar!] (Applause.) America is leading the fight against …
Suu Kyi meets party members
News24, South Africa – Jan 30, 2008
Yangon – Myanmar’s detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday was allowed to meet with top members of her party as well as with a …
Suu Kyi Critical of Talks With Junta
The Associated Press – Jan 30, 2008
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Detained Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is not satisfied with the progress of her meetings with a representative of …
Suu Kyi ‘not satisfied’ by talks
BBC News, UK – Jan 30, 2008
Burma’s detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is “not satisfied” by recent discussions with the country’s military leaders, said her party. …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

January 31, 2008 at 4:10 pm

World Focus on Burma (29 Jan 08)

Burma arrests 10 over August protests
France24, France – Jan 29, 2008
By AFP Military-ruled Myanmar has filed criminal charges against 10 activists arrested in August over rallies that snowballed into mass demonstrations …
Blogger detained amid increased surveillance of Internet; more …
Southeast Asian Press Alliance, Thailand – Jan 29, 2008
On 21 January, Mizzima reported that Blogger.com, the most popular blog provider to users inside Burma, has been completely blocked after Myanmar Post and …
Burma activists charged over demo
BBC News, UK – Jan 29, 2008
But Burma’s military rulers have denied the claims. Aung Thein, a lawyer for the opposition National League for Democracy, said it was not clear what …
Rambo’ is just another bloody mission movie review
The Plain Dealer – cleveland.com, OH – Jan 29, 2008
Until one day, a group of religious relief workers goes missing in Myanmar. And there’s only one man who knows how to get them out. …
Myanmar Times CEO Supports Regime’s “Road Map”
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand – Jan 29, 2008
By Wai Moe Burma’s English language weekly newspaper, The Myanmar Times, threw its support unequivocally behind the regime’s seven-point “road map” in a …
Irrawaddy Dam Construction Begins, Human Rights Abuses Begin
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand – Jan 29, 2008
The Burmese state-run newspaper, The New Light of Myanmar, reported in May 2007 that seven hydropower projects on the Irrawaddy River had been designed to …
Myanmar migrants fear worst from new Thai government
Swissinfo, Switzerland – Jan 29, 2008
So, hopefully, the TRT-influenced PPP will take migration issues into account,” said Myint Wai of the Thai Action Committee for Democracy in Burma.
EU envoy calls for release of Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi
AFP – Jan 29, 2008
BANGKOK (AFP) — The EU’s special envoy for Myanmar on Tuesday urged the country’s military regime to free democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi as he kicked off …
Stallone: Time right for another ‘Rambo’
Detroit Free Press, United States – Jan 29, 2008
“Rambo,” the fourth in the series that began in 1982, takes place in present-day, war-torn Burma (called Myanmar by its current government), …

Federal probe of stolen art goes national
Los Angeles Times, CA – Jan 29, 2008
“Passion for Form: Selections of Southeast Asian Art from the MacLean Collection” contains 53 of his best objects from Myanmar (formerly Burma), Thailand, …

Junta threatens jail for Burma protest leaders
Guardian Unlimited, UK – Jan 29, 2008
Burma’s military regime has filed charges against 10 leading activists for orchestrating the rallies against price rises that snowballed into last year’s …
Stillwell road could be Arunachal`s bounty
KanglaOnline, India – Jan 29, 2008
The praise is for the 1079 km long Stillwell road which connects Indian territory in Arunachal Pradesh with Myanmar and China. …
Blood Drowned
PW-Philadelphia Weekly, PA – Jan 29, 2008
Alas, we’ll just have to settle for Myanmar. The Burmese army’s relentless persecution of the Karen tribe is cause for much fetishization on Stallone’s part …
UN could take lessons from Rambo
Seattle Post Intelligencer – Jan 29, 2008
… in a marsh — of the peaceful fall protests and subsequent violent crackdown in Myanmar/Burma that has so quickly slipped from the public consciousness. …
US calls on Myanmar to release pro-democracy activists
AFP – Jan 29, 2008
WASHINGTON (AFP) — The United States condemned on Tuesday the Myanmar military regime’s decision to charge 10 pro-democracy activists, deeming it evidence …
Movie Review: “Rambo” (Lionsgate 2008
Arizona Reporter, AZ – Jan 29, 2008
Claiming that he devised this fourth installment with geopolitical relevance – namely, to draw attention to the need for aid in war-torn Burma (Myanmar) …
Enabling ASEAN’s Economic Vision
Heritage.org, DC – Jan 29, 2008
For instance, Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar (Burma), the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand had until January 1, 2003, to phase out their …
Sylvester Stallone set to make fifth Rambo
New Zealand Herald, New Zealand – Jan 29, 2008
The film, which Stallone directs and stars in, sees Rambo taking a group of mercenaries into war torn Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, in search of missing …
POLITICS: Security Council Loses Credibility Over Iran, Israel
IPS, Italy – Jan 29, 2008
… Chinese to drop their opposition to harsh sanctions against Burma (Myanmar) and Sudan, two countries with strong military and economic ties to Beijing.

Gambari in New Delhi to urge fresh Indian support
Mizzima.com, India – Jan 29, 2008
New Delhi, India – In his second trip to India, United Nations Special Envoy to Burma, Ibrahim Gambari, arrived in New Delhi on Monday and is scheduled to …

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi to meet party leaders
Reuters UK, UK – Jan 29, 2008
That meeting stemmed from unprecedented international pressure on the former Burma’s military rulers after their bloody crackdown on mass protests in …
Suu Kyi taken from home to military facility–witnesses
Inquirer.net, Philippines – Jan 29, 2008
YANGON — (UPDATE) Myanmar’s detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi was taken Wednesday from her home to a nearby military facility, witnesses said, …
Myanmar monks remain defiant
Aljazeera.net, Qatar – Jan 29, 2008
… groups opposed to the military regime – among them, members of the student-led uprising in 1988 when Myanmar was known by its former name, Burma . …
Popular blogger arrested in Myanmar: opposition
AFP – Jan 29, 2008
YANGON (AFP) — A popular Myanmar blogger who belongs to Aung San Suu Kyi’s pro-democracy party has been arrested in Yangon, apparently for violating the …
Burma ‘acting on child soldiers’
BBC News, UK – Jan 29, 2008
According to the New Light of Myanmar, the general, who heads a government panel aimed at ending the practice, said that there were “only very few cases of …
Stallone’s new ‘Rambo’ falls short of ‘Rocky Balboa’
Evansville Courier & Press (subscription), IN – Jan 29, 2008
… missionaries (Julie Benz and Paul Schulze among them) to ferry the group upriver to help villagers endangered by civil war in Myanmar (formerly Burma). …
Myanmar punishes officials over child soldiers
AFP – Jan 29, 2008
YANGON (AFP) — Myanmar’s ruling junta has taken action against 43 members of the military for recruiting child soldiers over the last five years, …
ASEAN discusses framework for regional rights body
Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway – Jan 29, 2008
ASEAN members Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Burma, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam last year agreed to establish a regional human …
Rambo Review [3]
411mania.com, TX – Jan 29, 2008
… but I suspect that it’s probably going to annoy human rights activists in that it doesn’t come down hard enough on the Myanmar/Burma government. …

Warning: Male Testosterone Rampant in Rambo
Recorder, CT – Jan 29, 2008
It is set in Burma, (now known as Myanmar), during the intense 60-year civil war and genocide still taking place today. The murdering government of this …

Singing while under suspicion in Myanmar
Los Angeles Times, CA – Jan 29, 2008
… of a temple or church, where people can go to learn how to play a Western musical instrument or read music in Myanmar, which is also known as Burma. …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

January 31, 2008 at 4:04 pm

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၈၈ မ်ဳိးဆက္ေက်ာင္းသားေခါင္းေဆာင္ ကိုၿပံဳးခ်ဳိ ၏ဇနီး မ၀ါ၀ါ၀င္းက “သူတို႔ကို တရားဆြဲတာက ပုဒ္မ ၁၇/၂၀ တဲ့။ ေထာင္ထဲမွာပဲ ရမန္လာယူ
တယ္တဲ့။ တရားမ၀င္ပံုႏွိပ္ထုတ္ေ၀မႈလို႔ေျပာတယ္။ တရား႐ံုး ဘယ္ေန႔ ထုတ္မွာလဲေတာ့ မေျပာဘူး။ အမႈအတြက္ ေရွ႕ေနငွားဖုိ႔တို႕ဘာတုိ႔ကို ကိုၿပံဳးခ်ိဳက ဘာမွမေျပာေသးတဲ့အတြက္ က်မတို႔က ဘာမွ မလုပ္ရေသးဘူး ေပါ့ေနာ္။ အထဲရဲ႕အေနအထားက ခက္တယ္ေလ။ လုပ္ခြင့္ရရင္ေတာ့ လုပ္ရမွာေပါ့။ ကိုၿပံဳးခ်ဳိအေပၚမွာမူတည္ၿပီး အျပင္က က်မက လုပ္ခြင့္ရွိရမွာ ေပါ့ေနာ္။

အမ်ားနဲ႔ လုပ္ထားတာဆိုေတာ့ အမ်ား သေဘာတူညီခ်က္နဲ႔ ဆက္လုပ္ရမွာေပါ့” ဟု ေျပာသည္။

ကိုၿပံဳးခ်ဳိအပါအ၀င္ မင္းကိုႏိုင္၊ ကိုကိုႀကီး၊ ကိုဂ်င္မီ၊ ကိုျမေအး၊ ကိုမင္းေဇယ်၊ ကိုအံ့ဖြယ္ေက်ာ္ စသည့္ ေက်ာင္းသားေခါင္းေဆာင္ (၁၆) ဦးတုိ႔ကို ၁၇/၂၀ ပုဒ္မျဖင့္ တရားစြဲထားျခင္းျဖစ္ၿပီး ေက်ာင္းသား ေခါင္းေဆာင္မ်ား၏ က်န္းမာေရးအေျခအေန ဆိုးဆိုးရြားရြား မရွိေၾကာင္း မ၀ါ၀ါ၀င္းက ေျပာသည္။

ပံုႏွိပ္သူမ်ားႏွင့္ ထုတ္ေ၀သူမ်ားမွတ္ပံုတင္ဥပေဒ ပုဒ္မ ၁၇/၂၀ သည္ မွတ္ပံုမတင္ဘဲ ပုံႏွိပ္ထုတ္ ေ၀သူမ်ားကို ခ်မွတ္သည့္ျပစ္ဒဏ္ျဖစ္ၿပီး အနည္းဆံုးေထာင္ဒဏ္ (၁) ႏွစ္မွ (၇) ႏွစ္ျဖစ္ေစ၊ ေငြဒဏ္ က်ပ္(၃)ေထာင္မွ (၃) ေသာင္းထိျဖစ္ေစ၊ ဒဏ္ႏွစ္ရပ္စလံုးျဖစ္ေစ ခ်မွတ္ႏိုင္ေၾကာင္း အမ်ဳိး သားဒီမိုကေရစီအဖြဲ႕ခ်ဳပ္မွ ဗဟို တရား႐ံုး ေရွ႕ေန ဦးသိန္းၫြန္႔က ေျပာသည္။

“သူ႔ဥပေဒက ဥပေဒေပါ့ဗ်ာ။ က်ေနာ္ တခ်က္ေျပာခ်င္တာက လူ႔အခြင့္အေရး ေၾကညာစာတမ္း အပိုဒ္ (၁၉) နဲ႔ အခု ၈၈ ေက်ာင္းသား ေခါင္းေဆာင္ေတြ အေပၚမွာ အေရးယူထားတဲ့အခ်က္က ႏိႈင္းယွဥ္ဖို႔ လိုအပ္တယ္။ သူတို႔ရဲ႕ေဆာင္ရြက္ခ်က္က အျပည္ျပည္ဆိုင္ရာ လူ႔အခြင့္အေရးေၾကညာ စာတမ္းအပုဒ္ (၁၉) ေဘာင္အတြင္းမွာ ေရာက္တယ္ဆိုရင္ အခုလိုသူတို႔ကို ျပည္တြင္း ဥပေဒအရ၊ ပံုႏွိပ္ ဥပေဒအရ အေရးယူတယ္ဆိုတာ ဥပေဒေၾကာင္းအရ သင့္ျမတ္ျခင္းရွိမရွိ ဒါက ေမးခြန္းထုတ္ စရာျဖစ္ပါတယ္” ဟု ၎က ေျပာသည္။

လူ႕အခြင့္အေရးေၾကညာစာတမ္း အပိုဒ္ (၁၉) ၌ လြတ္လပ္စြာ ထင္ျမင္ ယူဆႏိုင္ခြင့္၊ လြတ္လပ္စြာဖြင့္ဟ ေဖာ္ျပႏိုင္ခြင့္ လူတိုင္း၌ရွိေၾကာင္း၊ ထိုအခြင့္အေရးႏွင့္ပတ္သက္၍ ႏိုင္ငံနယ္နိမိတ္ကို ေထာက္ထားစရာ မလိုဘဲ လြတ္လပ္စြာဆည္းပူးႏိုင္ခြင့္၊ လက္ခံႏိုင္ခြင့္ႏွင့္ ေ၀ငွျဖန္႔ခ်ိခြင့္ ရွိသည္ဟု ကုလသမဂၢက ျပ႒ာန္းထားၿပီး ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ အပါအ၀င္ ကုလသမဂၢ အဖြဲ႕၀င္ႏိုင္ငံမ်ားက လိုက္နာပါမည္ဟု လက္မွတ္ ေရးထိုးထားသည္။

၈၈ မ်ဳိးဆက္ေက်ာင္းသားေခါင္းေဆာင္မ်ားကို ေလာင္စာဆီ ေစ်းႏႈန္း ေလ်ာ့ခ်ေပးေရး ဆႏၵျပမႈႏွင့္စပ္လ်ဥ္း၍ ယမန္ႏွစ္ ၾသဂုတ္လကတည္းက တရားမစြဲဆိုဘဲ ဖမ္းဆီးထားခဲ့ၿပီး ယခုအခ်ိန္မွ ပံုႏွိပ္ဥပေဒျဖင့္ တရားစြဲျခင္း ျဖစ္သည္။

၂၀၀၅ ခုက ခြန္ထြန္းဦးအပါအ၀င္ ရွမ္းေခါင္းေဆာင္မ်ားအား ႏွစ္ရွည္ ေထာင္ဒဏ္မ်ား ခ်မွတ္ရာတြင္လည္း ပံုႏွိပ္ဥပေဒသည္ တခုအပါအ၀င္ ျဖစ္သည္။

၈၈ မ်ဳိးဆက္ေက်ာင္းသားေခါင္းေဆာင္မ်ားႏွင့္ မေရွးမေႏွာင္း ဖမ္းဆီးခံခဲ့ရသည့္ ကုန္ေစ်းႏႈန္း က်ဆင္းေရးဆႏၵျပသူ ကိုထင္ေက်ာ္ကိုမူ စစ္အစိုးရက ႏိုင္ငံေတာ္အၾကည္ညိဳပ်က္ေစမႈျဖင့္ ယခင္လက တရားစြဲဆိုခဲ့သည္။ ။
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http://www.khitpyaing.org/news/jan_08/29-1-08_b.php

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

January 29, 2008 at 4:27 pm

World Focus on Burma (29 Jan 08)

  1. Myanmar junta charges leading protesters
    Reuters UK, UK –

    The 10, most of whom were leaders of a 1988 student-led uprising suppressed bloodily by the army, are accused of violating the former Burma’s Printing and …

  2. European Union’s special envoy for Myanmar seeks Asian cooperation
    Earthtimes, UK –
    Bangkok – The European Union’s special envoy for Myanmar on Tuesday stressed the need for close cooperation with Asian governments in speeding up a solution …
  3. ASEAN rights execs meet on framework of regional body
    Inquirer.net, Philippines –
    Rights groups have cautiously welcomed the move, but stressed that time was running out to reverse abuses in rogue state Myanmar, which continues to detain …
  4. Federal probe of stolen art goes national
    Los Angeles Times, CA –
    “Passion for Form: Selections of Southeast Asian Art from the MacLean Collection” contains 53 of his best objects from Myanmar (formerly Burma), Thailand, …
  5. Stallone: Time right for another ‘Rambo’
    Detroit Free Press, United States –
    “Rambo,” the fourth in the series that began in 1982, takes place in present-day, war-torn Burma (called Myanmar by its current government), …
  6. EU envoy calls for release of Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi
    AFP –

    BANGKOK (AFP) — The EU’s special envoy for Myanmar on Tuesday urged the country’s military regime to free democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi as he kicked off …

  7. Myanmar migrants fear worst from new Thai government
    Swissinfo, Switzerland –
    So, hopefully, the TRT-influenced PPP will take migration issues into account,” said Myint Wai of the Thai Action Committee for Democracy in Burma.
  8. Sylvester Stallone is set to make a fifth ‘Rambo’ movie
    The Cheers, Estonia –
    The film, which Stallone directs and stars in, sees Rambo taking a group of mercenaries into war torn Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, in search of missing …
  9. Irrawaddy Dam Construction Begins, Human Rights Abuses Begin
    The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
    The Burmese state-run newspaper, The New Light of Myanmar, reported in May 2007 that seven hydropower projects on the Irrawaddy River had been designed to …
  10. Myanmar Times CEO Supports Regime’s “Road Map”
    The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
    By Wai Moe Burma’s English language weekly newspaper, The Myanmar Times, threw its support unequivocally behind the regime’s seven-point “road map” in a …
  11. EU urges new govt to promote democracy in Burma
    Nation Multimedia, Thailand –
    “The EU wants to cooperate with Thailand’s government to promote a positive solution in Burma,” said Piero Fassino, EU Special Envoy to Burma. …
  12. EU wants Thai help to pro¬mote democracy in Burma
    Nation Multimedia, Thailand –
    “The EU wants to cooperate with Thailand’s government to promote a positive solution in Burma,” said Piero Fassino, EU Special Envoy to Burma. …
  13. Blogger detained amid increased surveillance of Internet; more …
    Southeast Asian Press Alliance, Thailand –
    On 21 January, Mizzima reported that Blogger.com, the most popular blog provider to users inside Burma, has been completely blocked after Myanmar Post and …
  14. Myanmar frees four Indians
    | IMPHAL: Myanmar authorities have released four Indian nationals who were arrested six months ago for entering the neighbouring country without valid documents, official sources said on Monday. | They were han…
  15. Man of War
    | Rambo is back – bigger and bloodier. | By Peter Suderman | You can learn everything you need to know about from the title. It’s short, simple, and blunt. There are no Roman numerals, no colons, no hokey subti..

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ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံမွာ ႀကံဳေတြ႔ေနရတဲ့ လူမႈအက်ပ္အတည္းေတြကုိ တတပ္တအား ကူညီ ေျဖရွင္းတဲ့အေနနဲ႔ အလွဴဒါန လုပ္တဲ့ေနရာမွာ လူငယ္ေတြလည္း ပါ၀င္လႈပ္ရွားေနၾကပါတယ္။ ဒီအထဲက ရန္ကုန္ၿမိဳ႕က အင္တာနက္အြန္လုိင္းမွာ စုံစည္းၾကတဲ့ လူငယ္ေတြရဲ႕ အလွဴဒါန လုပ္ငန္းကလည္း အေတာ္ကေလး ခရီးေရာက္ေနၿပီလုိ႔ သိရပါတယ္။
အေၾကာင္းစုံကုိ ကုိေအာင္လြင္ဦးက တင္ျပေပးထားပါတယ္။

ရန္ကုန္ၿမိဳ႕က လူငယ္တခ်ဳိ႕က သူတုိ႔ရဲ႕အားလပ္ခ်ိန္ကေလးေတြမွာ တျခား အေပ်ာ္အပါးေတြနဲ႔ ေလလြင့္အခ်ိန္မျဖဳန္းဘဲ အက်ဳိးရွိရွိ အသုံးခ်ဖုိ႔ စိတ္ကူးနဲ႔ အခုလုိ လူမႈေရးလုပ္ငန္းေတြမွာ ကူညီ ေဆာင္ရြက္ ေနခဲ့ၾကတာပါ။ လြန္ခဲ့တဲ့ ၂ ႏွစ္က ရန္ကုန္ၿမိဳ႕ လႈိင္သာယာၿမိဳ႕နယ္က မီးေဘးသင့္သူေတြကုိ ကူညီရာက အခုလုိ တစုိက္မတ္မတ္ အလွဴအတန္းေတြ လုပ္ကုိင္လာၾကတာလည္း ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။ အြန္လုိင္းအလွဴရွင္မ်ားလုိ႔ အမည္ေပးထားတဲ့ ဒီအဖဲြ႔ စုစည္း ေဆာင္ရြက္ျဖစ္တဲ့ အေၾကာင္းနဲ႔ ပတ္သက္လုိ႔ အဖဲြ႔၀င္
အသက္ ၂၂ ႏွစ္အရြယ္ လူငယ္တဦးက အခုလုိ ဆုိပါတယ္။
“က်ေနာ္တုိ႔ ၂၀၀၅ မွာ က်ေနာ္တုိ႔သူငယ္ခ်င္းေတြေပါင္းၿပီး အလွဴတခု လုပ္မယ္ ဆုိၿပီးေတာ့ အဲလုိလုပ္ရင္းကေန စလုပ္ျဖစ္သြားတာပါ။ အဲလုုိလုပ္ရင္းနဲ႔ အၿမဲ စုေပါင္းၿပီး လုပ္ၾကရင္ ပိုေကာင္းမယ္ဆုိၿပီး လုပ္ၾကတာပါ။ အခု ေလာေလာဆယ္ကေတာ့ မိဘမဲ့ ကေလးေက်ာင္းေတြ၊ ဘုိးဘြားရိပ္သာတခ်ဳိ႕ လွဴတယ္။ ေနာက္ ေဆး႐ုံမွာ ေအာက္ဆီဂ်င္ လိုတာ လွဴတယ္။ က်ေနာ္တုိ႔သူငယ္ခ်င္းေတြစုၿပီး တလကို ႏွစ္ေထာင္စီစုၿပီး ထည့္ၾကတယ္။ အဲဒီထဲမွာ တျခားထည့္ႏုိင္တဲ့ လူေတြကေတာ့ ပိုၿပီးလွဴၾကတယ္။ ဥပမာ ေအာက္ဆီဂ်င္ လွဴဖုိ႔ ရွိတယ္ဆုိရင္ သူတုိ႔ေတြက ထပ္ထည့္ၾကေသးတယ္”

ပုံမွန္စုေဆာင္းရရွိေငြရယ္လုိ႔ သတ္သတ္မွတ္မွတ္ မရွိေပမယ့္ လြန္ခဲ့တဲ့ ၂ ႏွစ္ကစလုိ႔ အခုလုိ အလွဴအတန္းေတြကုိ တတ္အားသေရြ႕ လုပ္ေဆာင္ လာတာ အခုဆုိ ခန္႔မွန္းေခ် ျမန္မာေငြတန္ဖုိး ၁၀ သန္းေလာက္ အထိ လွဴဒါန္းခဲ့ၿပီးၿပီလုိ႔လည္း ဆုိပါတယ္။ အခုဆုိရင္ ဒီလုပ္ငန္းကုိ စိတ္၀င္စားလုိ႔ ပါ၀င္လာသူ ရာဂဏန္းေက်ာ္အထိ ရွိေနၿပီလုိ႔လည္း သိရပါတယ္။ ဒီလုိ လူငယ္ေတြ လူမႈေရး အေထာက္အပံ့ အကူအညီ ေပးေရး လုပ္ငန္းေတြမွာ ပါ၀င္ေဆာင္ရြက္ျဖစ္လာၾကတဲ့ အေၾကာင္းကုိလည္း ေမးၾကည့္ပါတယ္။

“ဘယ္လုိေၾကာင့္ စလုပ္ျဖစ္လဲဆုိေတာ့ က်ေနာ္တုိ႔ သူငယ္ခ်င္းေတြ စုေပါင္းၿပီး အလွဴေလးေတြလုပ္တယ္။ လုပ္ေတာ့ တျခားသူေတြက ျမင္တယ္။ ျမင္ေတာ့ က်ေနာ္တုိ႔လုိပဲ လုိက္လုပ္ၾကတယ္။ တခ်ဳိ႕လည္း က်ေနာ္တုိ႔လုိ Group ေလးေတြရွိပါတယ္။ လုိက္လုပ္ၾကေတာ့ ဘာပဲေျပာေျပာ တခ်ဳိ႕ လူငယ္ေတာ္ေတာ္မ်ားမ်ားရဲ႕စိတ္ထဲမွာ ငါတုိ႔ေတြက လူငယ္ေတြပဲ၊ အလွဴအတန္းဆုိတာ လုပ္စရာမလုိဘူး၊ အလွဴအတန္းလုပ္တယ္ဆုိတာ အသက္ႀကီးတဲ့အခါမ်ဳိးေတြ၊ ကိုယ္ပုိင္ပိုက္ဆံရွာႏုိင္မွ လွဴတာေကာင္းတယ္လို႔ ထင္ၾကတယ္။ က်ေနာ္တုိ႔က်ေတာ့ က်ေနာ္တုိ႔ရတဲ့ မုန္႔ဘုိးထဲက၊ ဒီမွာဆုိ အင္တာနက္ တနာရီ သုံးမယ္၊ ဂိမ္းတနာရီကစားမယ္ဆုိရင္ ငါးရာရွိတယ္။ အဲဒီငါးရာက မိဘမဲ့ကေလးေက်ာင္းမွာ ကေလးတေယာက္ရဲ႕ မနက္စာ၊ ေန႔လယ္စာ၊ ညစာ၊ တရက္ သူအသက္ဆက္ရွင္ဖို႔အတြက္၊ စားဖုိ႔အတြက္ စားစရိတ္ ရတယ္။ အဲလုိမ်ဳိးကြာတယ္။
“က်ေနာ္တုိ႔ ဒီမွာ တနာရီေလး ခဏေလးသုံးလုိက္႐ုံနဲ႔ ကုန္သြားမယ့္ ပိုက္ဆံက ဒီမွာ ဘယ္ေလာက္အက်ဳိးရွိတယ္ဆုိတာ။ ဥပမာ တေန႔ကို ႏွစ္နာရီကစားမယ္ဆုိရင္ တနာရီ ေလွ်ာ့ကစားျဖစ္သြားတာေပါ့ေနာ္၊ သူ႕စိတ္ထဲမွာ အဲလုိမ်ဳိးေလး ျဖစ္သြြားတယ္။ ဘာပဲျဖစ္ျဖစ္ အဲလိုစိတ္ေလး ျဖစ္သြားေတာ့ သူမ်ားကို ကူညီခ်င္တဲ့စိတ္လည္း ျဖစ္သြားတယ္
ဆုိေတာ့ စိတ္ဓာတ္ ျမင့္မားတာေပါ့။ ႏုိင္ငံတႏုိင္ငံမွာက ခ်မ္းသာဖုိ႔ ဆုိတာထက္ လူေတြအားလုံးရဲ႕ စိတ္ဓာတ္ေရးရာျမင့္မားဖို႔ကလည္း အေရးႀကီးတဲ့က႑တခုမွာရွိတယ္လို႔ က်ေနာ္ယူဆတယ္”

ရန္ကုန္ၿမိဳ႕က လူမႈေရးကူညီေထာက္ပံ့မႈ ေဆာင္ရြက္ေနတဲ့ လူငယ္တဦး ေျပာျပသြားတာပါ။ ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံမွာ က်န္းမာေရး၊ ပညာေရး အစရွိတဲ့ ျပႆနာ အပါအ၀င္ လူမႈေရး အက်ပ္အတည္းေတြ ႀကီးထြားေနၿပီး ကူညီေထာက္ပံ့မႈေတြ အႀကီးအက်ယ္ လုိအပ္ေနတယ္ လုိ႔လည္း ကုလသမဂၢ အပါအ၀င္ ႏုိင္ငံတကာ အသုိင္းအ၀ုိင္းက ေျပာဆုိထားတာပါ။ တခ်ိန္တည္းမွာပဲ ျမန္မာစစ္အစုိးရ အာဏာပုိင္ေတြက လူမႈေရးလုပ္ငန္း လုပ္ကုိင္သူေတြ၊ အသင္းအဖဲြ႔ေတြ အေပၚ ထိန္းခ်ဳပ္မႈေတြ ရွိေနတာေၾကာင့္ သူတုိ႔ရဲ႕ လုပ္ငန္းေတြကုိ ေကာင္းေကာင္းမြန္မြန္ မလုပ္ကုိင္ႏုိင္ၾကဘူးလုိ႔လည္း ေထာက္ျပ ေျပာဆုိမႈေတြ ရွိၾကပါတယ္။

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World Focus on Burma (28 Jan 08)

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  1. Barack Obama’s Rambo Foreign Policy
    National Ledger, AZ –

    Burma, also known as Myanmar, has become one of several proposed high-profile targets for those advocating military intervention in other countries’ civil …

  2. US, UK, France press Myanmar to restore democracy
    Inquirer.net, Philippines –
    “We have repeatedly made clear that the situation in Burma cannot continue, and that we remain committed to helping the people of Burma,” they added. …
  3. Refugees victimized by vandals
    Waterbury Republican American, CT – Jan 27, 2008
    WATERBURY — When Toe Toe Po and his family moved from Myanmar, formerly Burma, to the city last summer, they were relieved to escape the terror and …
  4. Search by Movie Title
    WTOP, DC – Jan 27, 2008
    On the nearby Thai-Burma (Myanmar) border, the world’s longest-running civil war, the Burmese-Karen conflict, rages into its 60th year. …
  5. Worst national security administration ever: Opium edition
    BTC News –
    Between 1990 and 2000, Afghanistan never accounted for more than about 40% of the world’s opium-producing acreage; Myanmar (formerly Burma) was the biggest …
  6. ‘Meet The Spartans’ Conquers Box Office
    Access Hollywood –
    Benz talks about how difficult it was shooting in the jungles of Burma, receiving death threats, and why she felt it was important to shoot this movie in …
  7. EU envoy commences latest Burmese initiative
    Mizzima.com, India –
    Slovenian Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel assured Fassino that, “During Slovenia’s Presidency, the Burma/Myanmar issue will be permanently on the agenda. …
  8. Gambari to revisit New Delhi to garner support for Burma
    Mizzima.com, India –
    New Delhi – United Nations Special Envoy to Burma, Ibrahim Gambari, is scheduled to arrive in New Delhi on Tuesday in a continuation of his efforts to …
  9. Sylvester Stallone explains why he brought back Rambo
    PopMatters, IL –
    “Rambo,” the fourth in the series that began in 1982, takes place in present-day, war-torn Burma (which is called Myanmar by its current government), …
  10. The lasting legacy of Suharto
    BBC News If Suharto had the kind of pumped-up ego we usually associate with powerful politicians, he never le…

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