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World Focus on Burma (10 Apr 08)

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Olympic torch leaves San Francisco after pro-Tibet protests
RIA Novosti, Russia –
I’ve talked about Burma [Myanmar]. I’ve talked about the Dalai Lama. I don’t need the Olympics to express my position.” The interview with Bush was recorded …
Chapel Hill police probe robberies
News & Observer, NC –
In the Abbey Court case, Booker said the victim was a member of the Karen community, refugees from Myanmar (formerly Burma), that has been resettled in …
Myanmar fixes referendum date
Aljazeera.net, Qatar –
Myanmar’s military government has announced it will hold its constitutional referendum on May 10 and made some copies of the charter available to the public …
Burma’s military issues warning before poll
Radio Australia, Australia –
Burma’s military government has warned foreign embassies not to support the opposition National League for Democracy as the nation gears up for a referendum …
A list of better choices for Commencement speaker
Student Life, MO –
1991 Nobel Peace Prize winner for working to bring democracy to Myanmar/Burma (timely!), given Congressional Medal of Honor last year I am not posting spam.
Myanmar warns against foreign interference in internal affairs
Xinhua, China –
YANGON, April 10 (Xinhua) — The Myanmar authorities have warned through official media against interference in its internal affairs by some foreign …
Referendum to be held on 10 May
Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway –
Apr 10, 2008 (DVB)–The Burmese government’s Commission for Holding Referendum has announced that the national referendum on the draft constitution will be …
Tchad/ RCA : Stake out de l’ambassadeur Jean-Maurice Ripert,
Organisation de la Presse Africaine (Communiqués de presse), Switzerland –
When do you think you could get a second PRST on Burma? We are working on it. It is not easy: there are some differences of views among the member state in …
Torching the Olympics
Salon –
While the United States has economic sanctions against Burma, also known as Myanmar, China gives the country economic, military and diplomatic support.
Myanmar sets constitutional referendum for May 10: junta
China Post, Taiwan –
One version of the former Burma’s new charter was leaked recently with four key words omitted that had analysts wondering whether if was a typographical …
US envoy to ASEAN vows to push for reforms in Myanmar
AFP –
Burma is Myanmar’s previous name. Myanmar faces mounting pressure for democratic reform after its crackdown on peaceful protests led by Buddhist monks last …
Myanmar referendum on May 10 Merinews, India – The Myanmar junta has declared May 10 as the date for its referendum on the new constitution. It has begun hectic preparations and begun coercing people for …
Bush Urges China’s Leaders to Meet With Dalai Lama Voice of America – President Bush and the Senior Minister of Singapore discussed military rule in Burma, also known as Myanmar, where a controversial draft constitution will …
Bush condemns Myanmar after meeting with Singapore minister International Herald Tribune, France – Myanmar, also known as Burma, has been under military rule since 1962. Goh said, “The army has to be part of the solution. Without the army playing a part …
Myanmar sets constitutional referendum for May 10 AFP – YANGON (AFP) — Myanmar’s military government Wednesday set May 10 as the date for a referendum on a new constitution, which pro-democracy activists have …
Remarks by President Bush and Senior Minister Goh of Singapore in … Business Wire (press release), CA – We spent time on Burma and the need for the military regime there to understand that they shouldn’t fear the voices of people. And yet they do. …
Olympic torch relay on truncated route through San Francisco away … CBC.ca, Canada – The torchbearers competed not only with people protesting China’s grip on Tibet, but its support for the governments of Myanmar and Sudan. …
Torch demos force West to push China on Tibet Kuwait Times, Kuwait – … much because once the Olympics are over, the issue of Tibet will go on the backburner as much as Burma,” he said, using the former name for Myanmar. …
Myanmar constitution referendum set for May 10 JURIST – [JURIST] Myanmar’s 45-member Referendum Holding Commission has scheduled a planned national constitutional referendum [JURIST reports] for May 10, …
Junket time: Solons flying to South Africa Inquirer.net, Philippines – Pimentel said the meeting of the IPU human rights committee would tackle, among others, the government crackdown in Burma (Myanmar), the killings in Sri …
Bush Reiterates Appeal for China-Dalai Lama Talks AHN – The President and the Singaporean minister also discussed the political situation in Myanmar, formerly Burma, and the need for the military regime to allow …
Burma sets constitutional referendum for May 10 Brisbane Times, Australia – RANGOON – Burma’s military rulers announced on state television late today they would hold a referendum on their proposed constitution on May 10 which they …
Myanmar unveils draft statute Hindu, India – SINGAPORE: Myanmar’s military rulers on Wednesday unveiled a draft Constitution, prompting pro-democracy activists to call for its outright rejection. …
Olympic torch protests: The latest developments Santa Rosa Press Democrat, CA – … Burmese monk from Fremont and a dozen Burmese nationals walked across the bridge into San Francisco to protest China action in Myanmar, formerly Burma. …
UPI NewsTrack TopNews United Press International – The two also discussed Myanmar, formerly Burma, “and the need for the military regime there to understand that they shouldn’t fear the voices of people,” …
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The Olympic Protest: Richard Gere Critical Of China
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Written by Lwin Aung Soe

April 10, 2008 at 1:33 am

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