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Archive for October 25th, 2008

World focus on Burma (25 October 2008)

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Asia, Europe call for release of Myanmar dissidents

BEIJING (AFP) — Asian and European leaders urged Myanmar’s ruling junta on Saturday to release detained politicians and lift restrictions on political …

Burma unripe for democracy at present: rights expert, India –
by Mizzima News Building on a report he issued earlier in the month, the United Nations’ Human Rights Envoy for Burma yesterday appealed to the …

Burmese court jails 6 opposition members
Boston Globe, United States –
AP / October 25, 2008 RANGOON, Burma – A court in this military-ruled country handed down prison sentences yesterday to six opposition party members who …

Burmese protesters get long jail terms
Radio Australia, Australia –
About two-hundred members of the NLD were detained during and after the protest marches, dubbed the ‘Saffron Revolution’ in reference to the colour of the …

Six Aung San Suu Kyi supporters jailed
Sydney Morning Herald, Australia –
Six members of Burma’s pro-democracy party have been given long prison terms for their part in last year’s monk-led protests, a party spokesman says. …

Different services but twins still together
Rockwall County Herald Banner, tx –
When the big hurricane hit Myanmar (Burma) his unit was deployed as a response force for three weeks in case they were needed for various different …

Six Myanmar opposition party leaders get prison terms
TREND Information, Azerbaijan –
According to the Thailand-based Assistant Association for Political Prisoners (Burma), which monitors the treatment of political prisoners in Myanmar, …

RMD Entertainment Group (RMDM) Closes Deal With China Telecom
MarketWatch –
Guangxi also locate the upstream of Mekong River Basin and has frontiers with Burma and Vietnam. Access to Innotrek’s proprietary technology was provided to …

Burma’s failed non-violent opposition
MorungExpress, India –
The one-year anniversary of Myanmar’s military crackdown on non-violent protests in Yangon and several other cities calling for political change came and …

Ban says frustrated by Myanmar inaction
MorungExpress, India –
Ban’s special envoy, Ibrahim Gambari, last visited the former Burma in August, but failed to wring concessions from the junta or to meet opposition leader …

Amnesty urges EU to denounce Myanmar rights abuses
Tri Parish Times, LA –
Myanmar joined in 2004 despite reservations of the EU, which has imposed diplomatic and economic sanctions on the government of Myanmar, also known as Burma ..

Pelosi Statement on Chinese Human Rights Activist Hu Jia Receiving …
MarketWatch –
Past recipients of the prize have included Nelson Mandela of South Africa and Aung San Suu Kyi of Burma. “The announcement that Hu Jia has been awarded the …

EU envoy urges lifting of Aung San Suu Kyi’s house arrest
EUbusiness (press release), UK –
(ROME) – The European Union’s Special Envoy for Myanmar, Italian Piero Fassino, called on the country’s ruling junta Friday to release Aung San Suu Kyi on …

Hoboken residents present lecture on Saffron Revolution
The Jersey Journal –, NJ –

For the first time in a public forum, the Saffron Revolution monks of Burma/Myanmar will speak at Rutgers University, Newark next Wednesday, Oct. 29, …

‘Humanitarian Space’ Still on the Agenda
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
… agencies to deliver emergency aid to the survivors,” the ICG said in a report titled ‘Burma/Myanmar after Nargis: Time to Normalise Aid Relations. …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

October 25, 2008 at 1:39 pm