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World Focus on Burma (2 March 08)

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  1. Will the Burmese junta yield to UN envoy’s pragmatic gesture
    Shan Herald Agency for News, Thailand –
    by admin — last modified 2008-03-01 12:14 The latest interview of UN envoy to Burma Ibrahim Gambari reported in Reuters needs emphasising, given quite a …
  2. Myanmar constitution worries Gambari
    | U.N. special envoy on Myanmar Ibrahim Gambari urged the country’s junta Thursday to “reconsider” and incorporate greater freedoms in a draft constitution it compiled for a referendum planned for May and said …Full Story
  3. Message of the Nagaland People’s Front-
    Nagaland Post, India –
    … People’s Organization for their legitimate rights including the recognition of Nags in Myanmar formerly known as Burma with defined territories. …
  4. Olympics, the rights way
    Financial Express, India –
    … is summoned to the capital of a totalitarian state that oppresses its minorities and makes whoopee with the odious rulers of Myanmar (Burma) and Sudan? …
  5. A Look at Major Drug-Producing Countries
    By The Associated Press | (AP) – Countries the Bush administration identified as major drug producers or hubs for drug transit: | ___ | _ It grew 93 percent of opium poppy in the world in 2007, which was the se…Full Story
  6. USAID Announces New Bureaus for Asia and the Middle East
    WASHINGTON, Feb. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today announced the former bureau for Asia Near East (ANE) which covered the developing world from Morocco to…Full Story
  7. Open government forum relevant to all of us
    Utica Observer Dispatch, NY –
    And in the Southeast Asian country of Myanmar (formerly Burma), peaceful protests by monks were met last year with government-led violence. …
  8. Pine-Richland students convert apartment to home for Burma refugees
    Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, PA –
    The students worked with Catholic Charities, which will relocate 170 people from Burma — referred to by its military rulers as Myanmar — Burundi or Bhutan …
  9. Junta Sees Friendly Faces in New Thai Government
    The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
    “We are not a headmaster who can tell Myanmar [Burma] what they should do,” he said. “We have to respect their sovereignty.” Actually, no one should be …
  10. The Cyber Dissident
    The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –

    During the September 2007 uprising in Burma, citizen reporters and bloggers played a key role in exposing the junta’s brutality. Burma’s state-controlled …

  11. Burma: The Censored Land
    The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –

    When The Myanmar Times, a weekly newspaper with close connections to leading junta figures, carried a report about the increase in its January 11 issue, …

  12. Tom Lantos: A Champion of Human Rights
    The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
    By THE IRRAWADDY AND AP US Congressman Tom Lantos of California, one of the best friends Burma ever had, died in February. A prominent campaigner for …
  13. Taleban thrives on opium trade
    Arab Times, Kuwait –
    … to both decreased opium poppy cultivation in Burma and increased cultivation in Afghanistan,” the report said, referring to Myanmar by its other name. …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

March 2, 2008 at 2:04 am

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