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World focus on Burma (8 September 2008)

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Junta denies knowledge of Suu Kyi’s hunger strike, India –
New Delhi – Burma’s police chief, Brigadier General Khin Yi, on Sunday denied knowing anything about the hunger strike rumors of detained pro-democracy …

Walker’s World: Asia’s new nuclear map
United Press International –
China has only itself to blame for this, with its construction of ports and possible naval bases in Burma and Pakistan that India understandably saw as …

US needs to focus more on ethnic groups, India –
A long-time American voice of reporting and analysis on international affairs and relations concludes that the best hope for a future Burma and the securing …

Seizing the moment
Charlottetown, The Guardian, Canada –
Her passionate plea for refugees from Myanmar (formerly Burma) who are facing a food crisis due to the devastation this past May caused by Cyclone Nargis …

Six NLD members arrested
Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway –
Sep 9, 2008 (DVB)–Six members of the National League for Democracy in Magwe division’s Pwint Phyu and Salin townships were arrested by government …

Taunggok NLD member jailed after family dispute
Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway –
Sep 8, 2008 (DVB)–A National League for Democracy in Taunggok township, Arakan state, was given a one-year prison sentence on 4 September by Taunggok …

Burma: Building upon success
United Press International, Asia, Hong Kong –
Without these commitments, isolationists may argue that humanitarian operations were more about scoring political points against the regime rather than …

Three Cantors tuning up to help victims of the Myanmar cyclone
Times Colonist, Canada –
The college was heavily damaged during a May cyclone that devastated Myanmar, formerly Burma. The Victoria performance, billed as Voices of Hope, …

The French enigma: how do they get away with it?, UK –
… is better on law than democracy and Zimbabwe has made every mistake in the book. But there is no escaping hard choices, no hiding place, not even Burma. …

Making contact with internal terrorists, external ones formed All Burma Democratic Alliance (ABDA), MyeOza group, Justice Group and All Myanmar Independent …

How do you review the role of Mr Gambari in connection with the efforts of the UN in the political development in Myanmar? Is his role over? …

Senior General Maung Aye to Visit Bangladesh Next Month
Narinjara News, Bangladesh –
He is expected to lead a 50-member delegation including senior government officials and businessmen on his visit to Burma’s western neighbor. …

Burma’s refugees get Waukesha welcomes
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, WI –
The sudden influx of Asian immigrants has been driven largely by a relaxation of US restrictions on refugees from Burma — also known as Myanmar — coupled …

A heritage that shames us
Mail & Guardian Online, South Africa –
The son of a Sri Lankan father and a Burmese mother, Vigneswaran was born in Adelaide, Australia. His sense of being marginal in that bastion of white …

Democracy in Burma Doesn’t Need Protests: SPDC Ministers
Narinjara News, Bangladesh –
In Burma, they said people do not need to stage demonstrations for democracy in Burma; Burma will reach the path of democracy very soon,” he said. …

Thanks, from Burma to the Philippines, Philippines –
I will never forget the Philippines, and my memories of this country will serve as lessons that I and my colleagues in the democracy movement for Burma can …

War-torn Afghanistan wins Olympic bronze, Philippines –
The Philippines joined Laos, Cambodia, Brunei and Burma (Myanmar) in the cellar with nothing to show for their participation. Believe it or not, Afghanistan …

Myanmar accuses Suu Kyi’s party over bombing

Daily Times, Pakistan –
NAYPYIDAW: Myanmar’s military rulers on Sunday accused two members of the pro-democracy opposition party of Aung San Suu Kyi over the bombing of .
No Suu Kyi hunger strike: Burma police chief
Radio Australia, Australia –
Burma’s police chief has denied detained democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is on hunger strike. She receives daily rations from the regime and has no other …

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