Full Coverage: Myanmar (updated 29 May 2008)
Reuters – 1 hour, 34 minutes agoYANGON (Reuters) – Myanmar’s junta lashed out at offers of foreign aid on Thursday, criticizing donors’ demands for access to the Irrawaddy delta and saying Cyclone Nargis’ 2.4 million victims could “stand by themselves.”
- Slideshow: Tens of thousands killed in Myanmar cyclone
- Aid workers head to Myanmar delta as more visas granted AFP – 27 minutes ago
- Myanmar lashes out at “chocolate bar” foreign aid Reuters – 1 hour, 34 minutes ago
- Myanmar approves all pending visas for UN aid workers AP – Thu May 29, 12:05 AM ET
- Amnesty International condemns US, China in report AP – Wed May 28, 5:38 PM ET
- Cyclone survivors victimized by Myanmar soldiers AP – Wed May 28, 3:25 PM ET
- Suu Kyi’s house arrest extended at BBC – Tue, May 27, 2008
- Burma authorities prolong Aung San Suu Kyi’s house arrest and round up supporters at The London Times – Tue, May 27, 2008
- Bush Demands Myanmar Free Suu Kyi as House Arrest Extended Bloomberg via Yahoo! News – Tue, May 27, 2008
- Donors pledge $50m to help Burma at BBC – Sun, May 25, 2008
- U.N. Chief Says Junta to Admit Aid Workers at The New York Times – Fri, May 23, 2008
- Can a cyclone open the iron fist of Myanmar’s generals? at The Los Angeles Times – Fri, May 23, 2008
- Will Burma keep its word on aid? at BBC – Fri, May 23, 2008
- Junta Offers Showcase Camps, but Most Burmese Lack Aid at The New York Times – Fri, May 23, 2008
- For Cyclone Victims, Private Aid vs. a Showcase at The New York Times – Thu, May 22, 2008
- In pictures: Burma’s plight at BBC – Mon, May 19, 2008
- The Return of Burma’s Monks Time.com via Yahoo! News – Mon, May 19, 2008
- In U.S., a Multitude of Forces Drains the Spirit of Giving at The Washington Post – Fri, May 23, 2008
- Burma (Myanmar) dodges a bullet The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News – Wed, May 21, 2008
- Myanmar’s killing fields of neglect at Asia Times Online – Sat, May 17, 2008
- Only war would provoke intervention in Burma at The Guardian (UK). – Sat, May 17, 2008
- Six Months Since Cyclone Sidr at The New York Times – Fri, May 16, 2008
- In the wake of catastrophe comes the whiff of unrest at The Guardian (UK). – Fri, May 16, 2008
- Nargis Help – wiki and blog that provides links to news, relief operations, and other Cyclone Nargis-related resources.
- Myanmar Ministry of Foreign Affairs – site includes a profile of the country.
- Myanmar Information Committee – government site that includes annual ‘information sheets’ with updates on the political situation in the country.
- Daw Aung San Suu Kyi – site created to honor the Burmese resistance leader and Nobel laureate. Includes speeches and interviews, a biography, and more.
- Aung San Suu Kyi – profile of the Burmese opposition leader and 1991 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, from the BBC.
- Nobel Peace Prize: Aung San Suu Kyi – features her profile and the 1991 acceptance speech in her honor.
Refusing help ABC News– The country’s repressive government deems foreign aid foreign interference.
Aid slow to Myanmar CNN– CNN’s Dan Rivers talks to WFP’s Tony Banbury who makes a plea for aid to be allowed in.
Myanmar Prime Minister dies REUTERS – Soe Win, best known for allegedly orchestrating an attack on leader Aung San Suu Kyi, has died at age 59.
Protests against Myanmar junta Reuters – Activists in Australia and the Philippines call for democracy in Myanmar.
Facing Sanctions? FOX News – Laura Bush sends stern message to Burma following anti-democracy crackdown.
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- U.N. Chief Urges Myanmar to Allow Cyclone Aid : NPR at NPR – Thu, May 22, 2008
- Need for Clean, Fresh Water Urgent in Myanmar at NPR – Fri, May 16, 2008
- Photographer Feels Weight of His Myanmar Images at NPR – Fri, May 16, 2008
- Survivors speak out on lack of water and shelter at The Guardian (UK). – Tue, May 06, 2008
- Video shows force of Cyclone Nargis at BBC – Tue, May 06, 2008
- Kofi Annan has appealed for release of Aung San Suu Kyi at BBC – Fri, May 26, 2006