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World Focus on Burma (5 Mar 08)

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  1. Myanmar junta unlikely to heed UN envoy
    Khaleej Times, United Arab Emirates –
    BANGKOK – UN envoy Ibrahim Gambari returns on Thursday to Myanmar to press the junta to include opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi in its election plans, …
  2. Myanmar’s past key to changing its future – author
    Reuters India, India –
    But understanding how history has shaped Southeast Asia’s most stubborn military junta not only adds accuracy to debate about the former Burma, …
  3. Myanmar: Cholera outbreak in Mon State
    ReliefWeb (press release), Switzerland –
    Sixty-one Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) of Mon ethnicity have contracted cholera in Ananbon village in eastern Burma, an area controlled by the New …
  4. Asia Sentinel Writer Wins Fellowship
    Asia Sentinel, China –
    … Chins of Myanmar: Refugee Life in a Distant Neighbor,” with a focus on the protection of the Chin ethnic group, which ranges from western Burma across …
  5. UN’s Gambari set to return to Myanmar, hopes low
    Reuters India, India –
    It will be Gambari’s fifth visit to the former Burma since he was appointed in early 2006 and his third since a crackdown on monk-led protests in September …
  6. The Price of Truth
    Mizzima.com, India –
    3 with 88 generation student leaders Ko Ko Gyi, Ko Mya Aye, Ko Win Maw, two abbots from Maggin monastery, Myanmar Nation Chief Editor Ko Thet Zin, …
  7. Burmese monks in Thailand pace, pray and wait
    San Francisco Chronicle,  USA –
    … and television sets around the world, these exiled monks fear the world has forgotten their struggle to bring democracy to Burma, also known as Myanmar. …
  8. UN Envoy to Return to Myanmar
    Guardian, UK –
    AP YANGON, Myanmar (AP) – A UN diplomat will return to military-ruled Myanmar on Thursday for his third attempt to coax democratic reforms out of the junta …
  9. UN Refugee Agency Praise SL Government for Rescuing 71 People out …
    Asian Tribune, Thailand –
    … lauded the Sri Lankan Government for rescuing the 71 persons who were drifting onboard the ill fated Myanmar wooden hull vessel nearly for two weeks. …
  10. Junta Increases Pressure on Media
    The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
    By VIOLET CHO Only two weeks after the Burmese military government closed the offices of the Myanmar Nation, the military authorities appear to be offering …
  11. Monks launch ‘no’ campaign against constitution
    AsiaNews.it, Italy –
    Last month the All Burma Monks Alliance (ABMA), which played a leading role in the September pro-democracy demonstrations, issued a statement condemning the …
  12. NLD expects meeting with Gambari
    Mizzima.com, India –
    New Delhi – Leaders of Burma’s main opposition party – National League for Democracy – are likely to meet the visiting UN special envoy to Burma, …
  13. UN envoy returns Thursday to Myanmar on latest mission to coax …
    PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung), Austria –
    Myanmar, also known as Burma, has long been under international pressure to make democratic reforms, particularly since it crushed the peaceful mass …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

March 5, 2008 at 6:27 am

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