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World focus on Burma (29 October 2008)

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China’s Rights Struggle ‘Urgent’
自由亚洲电视, Washington DC –
Past recipients include Nelson Mandela of South Africa and Aung San Suu Kyi of Burma. Original essay by Bao Tong. Mandarin service director: Jennifer Chou. …

Amnesty International: Human Rights Watchdog
American Chronicle, CA –
… stopping violence against women, releasing Burma’s/Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi, the abolishment of the death penalty and women’s rights in Mexico. …

Time to focus on long-term post-Nargis rehabilitation, India –
Following the deadly landfall of Cyclone Nargis on Burma’s Irrawaddy and Rangoon Divisions in early May, the military government initially blocked the flow …

The great labyrinth of Naga integration
Merinews, India –
… territory divided with half given to India and the other half to Myanmar. After getting their independence, the two prime ministers of India and Burma, …

Will civil strife recur in Burma?
OpEdNews, PA –
Meanwhile, on Oct. 25, Asian and European leaders urged the ruling junta in Myanmar (Burma) to release detained politicians and lift restrictions on …

Conference on future prospects for civil society in Burma/Myanmar
EurofundingMag, France –
… (Burma Centrum Nederlands), TNI (Transnational Institute) and the Euro-Burma Office, sharing the goal of a better future for the country and its people.

What’s the NLD Strategy for 2010 Election?
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
Some NLD critics believe the group’s leaders are waiting to hear from Aung San Suu Kyi, the titular head of the party who has been under house arrest since …

Burma, China Consolidating Military Relations
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –

China has provided fighter jet planes, naval ships, tanks, military vehicles and ammunition to the Burmese junta. It has been reported that China has …

Burma, N. Korea Follow Different Foreign Policy Paths
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
Nyan Win’s visit to the North Korean capital is the second by a Burmese junta official within the past month. It follows a visit by Burma’s Minister of …

Burma: Chinese Dams at High Human Cost
UNPO, Netherlands –
At least 66000 members of ethnic minorities have fled their villages in the east of Burma since June 2007 in the face of severe violations of human rights. …

Consumer bodies need to stay relevant, take bolder stance
CSR Asia, Hong Kong –
… military-ruled Myanmar in a bid to deprive the junta of precious revenue. The Tom Lantos Block Burmese JADE Act was approved unanimously by Congress and …

Inter Press Service, Italy –
… as one of her inspirations the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi, who is leader of the National League for Democracy in Burma (Myanmar). …

Thakin Tin Mya likely to attend Hong Kong meeting, India –
by Mizzima News New Delhi – Three veteran politicians are likely to attend the Hong Kong Burma Affairs meeting this coming December. …

Holiday Gifts from The Hunger Site Help Feed Those in Need (press release), NY – 6
In May and June, The Hunger Site’s $25 Gift That Gives More for relief work in Burma (Myanmar) raised more than $70000 for the Foundation for the People of …

Claims Burma is missing out on crucial aid due to politics
Radio Australia, Australia –
“I don’t know who to blame, but I think the world has not paid enough attention to Myanmar and I think the main reason is the political reason,” he said. …

Laura Bush’s Bully Pulpit
Washington Post, United States –
… Page Editor Fred Hiatt wrote about Burma, where Mrs. Bush has played a leading role in pushing for release of democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, …

In their own words
Florida Baptist Witness, FL –
And I know that I have a personal obligation to advocate human rights wherever they are denied—in Bosnia or Burma, in Cuba or the Middle East, …

Barack Obama will win a substantial victory in the Global …
Economist, UK –
With a few days of voting remaining, neither North Korea nor Myanmar (Burma) has expressed a preference for either candidate; Zimbabwe was late in showing …

Hmong National Development, Inc, Lao Human Rights Groups Honor …
PressZoom (press release), Netherlands –
Laos, under the LPDR regime, is a staunch ally of the military junta in Burma and the Stalinist regime in North Korea. The LPDR regime and its military …

Against The Stream: The Buddhist Path Of Revolution
Huffington Post, NY –
… in line with the oldest recorded teachings of the Buddha, the Theravadan tradition, as preserved and practiced in Sri Lanka, Burma (Myanmar), …

This nation is not an idea
Organiser, India –
… World Bank, International Monetary Fund, World Trade Organisation and Human Rights organisations as weapons for world domination in war-by-other-means. …

UN’s Ban to address migration forum, Philippines –
According to the UN statement, Ban’s advocacies include peace and security, climate change, human rights, nuclear disarmament, UN reforms, and development …

Consumers should support US new law on Burma: HRW, India –
… Myanmar Ruby Enterprise, and Myanmar Imperial Jade Company. Despite of the US’s ban on Burmese jewelry, gem dealers and businesses in Burma said, …

Commentary: Where are Burma’s women?
Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway –
There are some women’s organisations inside Burma, such as the Myanmar Women’s Affairs Federation. While it is nominally a non-governmental organisation, …


Written by Lwin Aung Soe

October 29, 2008 at 2:10 pm

Posted in World Focus on Burma

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