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World Focus on Burma (22 April 08)

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Disaster victim kids set for Japan
Jakarta Post, 
Indonesia – 
Aceh tsunami and
Yogyakarta earthquake victims are among 100 Indonesian high school students departing Tuesday on a 10-day study trip to Japan. …


Myanmar hunts for bombers for two blasts in Yangon
XinhuaChina – 
… nation after attending explosive courses conducted by Vigorous Burma Student Warriors (VBSW) in the other country,” said the New Light of Myanmar daily, …


No human trafficking here
Bangkok Post, 
Thailand – 
Ms Orathai said World Vision staff in
Burma would look after these survivors when they return home and provide shelter and counselling. …


Island brings in EU Burma sanctions
Manx Radio, 
UK – 
The Manx Treasury has released an updated document detailing the sanctions against
Burma or Myanmar. The government’s advice has been updated following the …


Man accused of killing girl faces Dec. prelim hearing, ID – 
He is a native of
Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, which also is the home country of the victim’s family. Salt Lake County prosecutors haven’t disclosed …


Express yourself
Schenectady Gazette, NY – 
I was at a protest in
New York City two weeks ago calling for freedom of expression and speech in both Sri Lanka and Myanmar (Burma). …


Opening and highlights of Strasbourg plenary session 21-24 April 2008
European Parliament (press release), EU – 
3pm on Wednesday the House will debate the situation in Burma/Myanmar following statements from Council and Commission. The House will also vote on a …



Students blamed for Burma bombs
BBC News, 
UK –
The state newspaper, the New Light of Myanmar, ran a story on the bombings showing a picture of a man it identified as a suspect.


Junta’s Vote ‘Yes’ Media Blitz Appears to Backfire
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
However, a Burma observer, Mikael Gravers of Aarus University in Denmark, took a more pessimistic view about the referendum’s outcome, saying,


Six Thais Face Charges over Deaths of Burmese Migrants
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
By AMBIKA AHUJA / AP WRITER / BANGKOK Six Thai nationals will be charged with causing death by negligence after 54 illegal Burma migrants suffocated while


Political detainees should vote in Myanmar poll: Suu Kyi’s party
Macau Daily Times, Macau –
Myanmar’s main opposition party led by Aung San Suu Kyi said yesterday that political prisoners must be allowed to vote in a referendum next month on a


Myanmar blames exiled student group for bomb blasts
courses conducted by Vigorous Burma Student Warriors (VBSW) in the other country,” the New Light of Myanmar newspaper said, without naming the country.


Myanmar junta identifies bombing suspect as member of anti
International Herald
TribuneFrance –
also known as
Burma. Thailand allowed them to fly to the border and disappear, angering Myanmar but ending the standoff without bloodshed.



Written by Lwin Aung Soe

April 22, 2008 at 5:17 am

Posted in World Focus on Burma

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