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World Focus on Burma (8 Apr 08)

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IOC may scrap Beijing Olympic torch relay
Times Online, UK – There’s a direct link between US trade policy, the American consumer and human rights violations in China, Tibet and Myanmar (Burma). …
Burma Travel: Jailed for Life for Not Saying a Word
Jaunted –
With all the commotion over Tibet these days, the situation in Myanmar seems to have all but faded from the media’s eye. But the case of Burmese activist …
Passenger transport halt hits border trade
Mizzima.com, India –
Moreh: The sudden suspension of passenger transport services along India’s border highway has served a body blow to Indo-Burma border trade once again. …
Communist Party of India vows fight on food prices
Communist Party USA, NY –
Many parties from South Asia are here including Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Burma (Myanmar). The Chinese Communist Party sent a large …
Security Tightens Around ‘Vote No’ Campaign
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
Meanwhile, the military authorities are tightening security and deploying more security guards in Burma’s main cities. The “Vote No” campaign started in …
Reuters photographer recounts capturing Pulitzer-winning photo
Press Gazette, UK –
… for breaking news photography after capturing the moment that Japanese journalist Kenji Nagai was killed during demonstrations in Burma last September. …
Sausalito duo scales Golden Gate Bridge to protest China
Marin Independent-Journal, CA –
A march sponsored by the Buddhist Peace Fellowship to support Myanmar (Burma) is also planned for the Golden Gate Bridge from 10 am to noon Wednesday. …
City readies for protests as Olympic torch nears
Alameda Times-Star, CA –
Others held signs denouncing China’s trade with repressive regimes such as Burma (Myanmar) and its treatment of practitioners of Falun Gong, …
Myanmar earned 2.7 bln dlrs from 2007 gas exports: report
AFP –
YANGON (AFP) — Military-ruled Myanmar earned 2.7 billion dollars from gas exports in 2007, an 80 percent increase from the previous year, a weekly newspaper …
Action against PKK key to dialogue with Iraqi Kurds, says Babacan
Turkish Daily News (subscription), Turkey –
… or officially the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, a landlocked country in Southeast Asia bordered by Burma (Myanmar) and China to the northwest, …
Beloved 7-year-old ‘released’
Salt Lake Tribune, United States –
… arrivals to Utah who have spent years if not decades in refugee camps in Thailand after escaping the military government of Burma, now known as Myanmar. …
When Will the Opposition Deliver?
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
By ADAM SELENE Which way is Burma heading? Straight to a new confrontation it seems. And when the dust settles, the customary winners: the Burmese army. …
India-Burma relations gaining momentum of its own
Global Politician, NY –
The Indo-Burmese relationship is acquiring a positive momentum of its own despite western rights groups’ criticism of Myanmar ‘s handling of pro-democracy …
Reuters Wins Pulitzer for Rangoon Death Picture
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
… the Japanese videographer, sprawled on the pavement, fatally wounded during a street demonstration in Myanmar [Burma],” the Pulitzer Prize board said. …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

April 8, 2008 at 4:36 pm

Posted in World Focus on Burma

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