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World focus on Burma (9 January 2009)

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Visitation rights denied to families of political prisoners
Mizzima.com, India –
However, military authorities instead responded with the arrest of Buddhist monks, students, human right activists and National League for Democracy (NLD) …

Burmese blogger in running to win “Best Asian Blog”
Mizzima.com, India –
On his blog, he has chosen to post a popular line that states, “Burma, Myanmar: Yes, We can win this Award”. The world’s largest blog competition, …

Muslims proscribed from worshipping in residential flats
Mizzima.com, India –
Thai-based Human Rights Education Institute of Burma (HREIB) Director Aung Myo Min said the position of the government is a clear violation of human rights …

Top International Weather Events: 2008
Washington Post Blogs, DC –
Cyclone Nargis, a monstrous Category 4 hurricane that developed over the North Indian Ocean, struck Burma (also known as Myanmar) on May 2. …

Resolution cites increased religious persecution
TTX Công Giáo Việt Nam, Vietnam –

In 2008, China, Burma, and North Korea were among those listed as “Countries of Particular Concern.” Representatives Anh “Joseph” Cao (R-LA), …

Ethnic Kachin rebel vow to oppose junta held elections
Mizzima.com, India –
Colonel Lamang Brang Seng, in-charge of the military wing of the KNO on Friday said his group along with other Burmese pro-democracy outfits and other …

Ban must visit Burma to begin the end-game
European Voice, Belgium –
In backing a visit to Burma (Myanmar) by the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, the EU’s envoy, Peiro Fassino, in mid-December added to the …

Burmese Abbot’s Birthday Draws Thousands to Thailand Celebrations
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –

… also among his followers at the time.” Sein Kyi said Kyaing Kyaing, the wife of junta head Snr-Gen Than Shwe, had tried to coax the abbot back to Burma.

Teenage Activist Transferred to Labor Camp
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
… transferred to labor camps across Burma. “Several political prisoners, especially NLD party members, have been transferred to labor camps,” said Bo Kyi. …

Business Roundup (January 9, 2009)
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
By WILLIAM BOOT A new study of Burma’s economy reveals several trends in terms of the military regime’s foreign trading partners. …

Falling Fuel Prices Have No Effect on Gov’t Pumps
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
In early 2008, The Myanmar Times, a semi-official weekly, reported that the government had undertaken a partial liberalization of Burma’s energy market by …

Nowhere to Hide
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –

Several organizations have recorded the staggering amount of human rights abuses, killings and rapes that are perpetuated by soldiers of the Burmese army …

Regional NLD members disillusioned with party leaders
Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway –
The NLD is slowly fading away in every township in Burma.” NLD information wing member Nyan Win said party leaders were open to suggestions from members. …

Police fail to investigate stabbing in Laiza
Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway –
“Most of the vehicles passing through the area are delivering goods, which have not been cleared by customs when they came into Burma from China,” he said. …

Fall in rice price hurts Myanmar exporters, farmers
Reuters –
… when it was called Burma, it exported 3.4 million tonnes. Thailand, today’s top exporter, shipped around 10 million tonnes last year. Myanmar had stood …

Relatives blocked from attending NLD member’s funeral
Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway –
Hlaing Aye, a member of Hlaing Tharyar township NLD’s organising wing, passed away on Tuesday in Rangoon at the age of 70. NLD information wing member Nyan …

Two soldiers accused of rape and murder attempt
Mizzima.com, India –
A 21 year old ethnic Kachin woman hailing from Hsa Hmaw Township, Kachin State in northern Burma was raped by two soldiers at knife point. …

300 migrants arrested in raid in Kuala Lumpur
Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway –
Jan 9, 2009 (DVB)–Around 300 Burmese migrant workers were arrested in a raid by Malaysian police and immigration authorities on Wednesday, according to …

Meikhtila local official sells off communal land
Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway –
The resident said Win Myint’s sisters were also running a gambling business in the ward, which had led to an increase in crime in the neighbourhood, …

Immigration Act changes permit Tibetans to stay
eTaiwan News, Taiwan –
The amendments will also benefit about 800 descendants of Chinese Nationalist soldiers who fled to Thailand and present-day Myanmar, the former Burma, …

Maternal health care ‘extremely limited’ in Eastern Burma
ReliefWeb (press release), Switzerland –
Thousands of people in eastern Burma are regularly subjected to human rights violations, according to several Karen relief groups and international human …

CWS emergency appeal update: Myanmar (Burma) Cyclone Nargis
ReliefWeb (press release), Switzerland –
Nargis struck Myanmar (Burma) on May 2-3, 2008, and killed more than 84530 persons. More than 53000 are still reported missing. Relief and early recovery …


Written by Lwin Aung Soe

January 9, 2009 at 2:36 am

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  1. Cùng góp sức vì Hoàng Sa, Trường Sa và Biển Đông
    Đi lề bên trái Blog tranh luận
    Blog tranh luận, mọi thứ trên giời dưới đất
    Tàu khựa sẽ cầm cự bao lâu nếu Hoa kỳ dùng sức mạnh quân sự tấn công vào đại lục
    Ai đời người ta đã ký văn tự “bán đất bán đảo”
    DÂN ơn đảng hay đảng PHẢI ƠN DÂN
    Giặc Tàu đang ngồi ở đâu? Sau lưng? Hay ngay trên đầu?
    Biện pháp đối phó với cướp
    Cờ vàng ba sọc đỏ và cờ đỏ sao vàng cờ nào có trước
    Anh hai mình bị giáng chức xuống thượng sĩ vì đánh gãy tay thằng móc túi
    Nếu bạn nói dối với cộng đồng, để mưu lợi cho cá nhân
    Chuyên gia cải tổ GORBACHEV: Như thế nào được bạn gọi là “lãnh đạo lùn”?
    Tại sao chính phủ càng “nói chống tham nhũng” thì tham nhũng lại càng phát triển?
    Các bạn có ai biết sự kiện thãm sát ở làng BA CHÚC, huyện Tri Tôn, An Giang vào năm 1978
    Chiến tranh VN, tội ác của giặc Mỹ không bao giờ quên được
    Làm nhà văn (nhà báo) khó như vậy thật sao
    Chiến tranh với Trung Quốc tại biên giới năm 1979
    Đây là một tầng lớp có kiến thức, được học tập, rèn luyện, là chủ nhân tương lai của nước nhà. Nhưng họ còn quá trẻ, kinh nghiệm sống ít, suy nghĩ còn bồng bột
    CS nói và làm khác nhau một trời một vực
    VN đã có nhà tư tưởng mới
    Tại sao Nhật Bản trông chờ hành động của Việt Nam trong vụ PCI, mình chống tham nhũng mà phải để họ chờ cái gì
    Một dân tộc anh hùng bất khuất không bao giờ bị lôi kéo, sa ngã trước cám dỗ của kẻ thù
    “Tự nhiên như người Hà Nội”

    dantocdanchu

    January 12, 2009 at 10:49 am


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