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Burma: updated top news (13 June 2008)


In Myanmar, a Times reporter worked in secret to cover the story

Los Angeles Times –
One of the boats used by a Los Angeles Times staff writer for an undercover look at conditions in the Irrawaddy River delta is docked at the storm-ravaged village of Pa Dewe Gaw, Myanmar. There, survivors lived in small, leaky shacks pieced together …
UN’s Myanmar appeal only 44 percent funded The Associated Press
Myanmar Cyclone Disaster Appeal Is Only 40% Funded, UN Says Bloomberg
AFPHuman Rights Watch (press release)Toledo BladeABS CBN News
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Myanmar says US aid can’t be trusted

(AP Photo)

YANGON, Myanmar – As individuals and aid agencies around the world dig into their pockets for funds to help Myanmar’s cyclone victims, the country’s ruling junta said Friday that such assistance from the United States could not be trusted.

BBC News

Fierce purity and the fate of Myanmar

International Herald Tribune –

Yet for nearly two decades, events in Myanmar (formerly Burma) have revolved around the condition, the policies and most of all the victimization of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, now 62, who has been held under house arrest for 12 of the past 18 years.

RI running out of time to play key role in Myanmar Jakarta Post

Myanmar says detention of democracy leader legal The Associated Press

MerinewsJURISTLabour PartyABC Online

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Earthtimes (press release)

UN warns Myanmar funds appeal short of target

The Associated Press –

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) – Queen Elizabeth II, Bill Gates, JK Rowling and a clutch of Hollywood stars have all given generously to help Myanmar’s cyclone victims, but the UN says government donations for its relief effort are falling short.

ASEAN says team to have full access in Myanmar AFP

Myanmar Cyclone Disaster Appeal Is Only 40% Funded, UN Says Bloomberg

Ability Awareness (Pressemitteilung)The Associated Press

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Fresh News

UN official says pregnant Myanmar cyclone victims in urgent need …

International Herald Tribune –

AP BANGKOK, Thailand: The cyclone in Myanmar devastated the country’s health sector, leaving as many as 35000 pregnant women in urgent need of proper medical care, a UN family planning expert said.

UN: 35000 pregnant women need care in Myanmar The Associated Press

Burma says no tax taken from aid The Press Association

WBOC TV 16The Associated PressInternational Herald Tribune

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Volunteers send aid through Burma’s (Myanmar’s) back door

Christian Science Monitor – Jun 11, 2008
No, Ms. Finke elected to fly here June 11 to join a grassroots effort for cyclone relief and civil empowerment for Burma (Myanmar), run by the father of her friend who was calling to urge her to come. For most volunteers hoping to help, Burma seems …
In Burma, A Crime for Civil Society to Provide Relief? AlterNet
Burma will not face food-shortage: Junta minister
USA TodayToronto StarMizzima.comChristian Science Monitor
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Written by Lwin Aung Soe

June 13, 2008 at 1:06 am

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