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World Focus on Burma (18 Apr 08)

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More Suspects Arrested in Death of 54 Burmese Migrant Workers
The
Irrawaddy News MagazineThailand –

 

Between one and two million Burmese migrant workers face danger and discrimination at work and arrest from Thai authorities. (Photo: AFP)

The deaths occurred in Suksamran District near Kawthoung, Burma. The driver and an accomplice who was riding in the truck have been arrested. …

 

Myanmar junta briefly detains ‘no’ campaigners
Gulf Times, 
Qatar –

The opposition National League for Democracy (NLD) has urged the former Burma’s voters to reject the junta-drafted constitution in the May 10 plebiscite. …

 

Bliss on the border
Bangkok Post, 
Thailand –

It’s there to patrol our territorial waters for, less than a kilometre away, is an island belonging to Burma. Given the proximity of the frontier it’s no …

 

South Korean President Discusses US-South Korea Relations
Washington Post, 
United States –
THE POST: As you know, President Bush has been very interested in the situation in
Burma and Myanmar and recently there have been reports that North Korea

 

US LAWMAKERS EXTEND FARM BILL FOR A WEEK WHILE PURSUING COMPROMISE
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development, 
UK –

Before the agreement can enter into force, ASEAN countries — Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar (Burma), the Philippines, Singapore,

Burma (Myanmar): Persistent threats to basic health rights of …
MyNews.inIndia –

The Asian Human Rights Commission takes this opportunity to reiterate its concerns for the health and physical integrity of all Burma’s detainees, …

 

Latest ‘Rambo’ Movie Now Showing in Vietnam
NPR –

… and is being shown in multiplexes from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City. The movie is banned in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, where the latest story is set.

 

Japan: Footage of Tibet and East Turkestan
Global Voices Online, MA –

Myanmar Genocide blog publishes the “Burma Democratic Diagram“, a brain storming diagram for political calculations for Burma. …

 

Global Student Association presents International Night
Lakeland Mirror (subscription), WI –

Swe Swe Htay (freshman) presented on Myanmar, formally Burma. She effectively engaged the audience by describing the food, clothing, and buildings of …

 

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

April 18, 2008 at 6:17 am

Posted in World Focus on Burma

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