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World focus on Burma (11 October 2008)

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Suu Kyi appeals for release
Straits Times, Singapore –
YANGON – MYANMAR’S detained democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has appealed to the ruling junta against her detention, her party’s spokesman said on Saturday …

Suu Kyi files appeal against house arrest
Bangkok Post, Thailand –
Rangoon (dpa) – Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has submitted an appeal against the Burmese junta’s latest extension of her house arrest – arguing that …

Lawyer appeals for freedom of Myanmar’s Suu Kyi
The Associated Press –
Myanmar has been under military rule since 1962. The current junta came to power in 1988 after crushing a nationwide pro-democracy uprising. …

A serious loss of credibility on the world stage
Bangkok Post, Thailand –
And although she failed to achieve her demand, Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo had called for the release of Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi as a …

US takes hard-line on military forces, armed groups recruiting …
Asian Tribune, Thailand –
“Human Rights Watch has conducted other investigations on the use of child soldiers in Angola, Burma, Burundi, Chad, Cote d’Ivoire, DR Congo, Lebanon, …

State Department blasts China for religious freedom violations
Dallas Baptist Standard, TX –
The eight countries of particular concern are Myanmar (formerly Burma), China, Eritrea, Iran, North Korea, Saudi Arabia, Sudan and Uzbekistan. …

Nobel Peace Prize plays it safe
Telegraph.co.uk, United Kingdom –

Few would argue that the likes of Aung San Suu Kyi, the Burmese pro-democracy activist, Lech Walesa, Desmond Tutu or the Soviet dissident Andrei Sakharov …

Nobel Prizes: The Reverance Is Overdone
Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) –
Worldwide attention and support given to the Burmese dissident Daw Aung San Suu Kyi are attributable to her status as a Nobel Peace Prize recipient. …

Tainted Milk Products Found in Burma
Voice of America –
The state-run newspaper New Light of Myanmar says nine of 16 products tested positive for melamine. The Health Ministry has destroyed the tainted products, …

Burma Bans Nine Imported Milk Powder Products
RedOrbit, TX –
Yangon, Oct. 10 Kyodo – Myanmar’s junta has banned nine dairy products found to be contaminated with melamine, state-run newspapers reported Friday. …

MP-elect interrogated over bombing links
Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway –
U Ohn Kyaing, 64, who is also known by the nom de plume Aung Wint, is the MP-elect for Mandalay’s Southeast township and a researcher for the NLD.

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

October 11, 2008 at 7:42 am

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