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World Focus on Burma (8-12-2007)

  1. UN cites reports of corpses in Myanmar
    Reuters South Africa, South Africa –
    Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, has suffered economic decay since its 1962 military coup despite possessing rich resources in gas, timber and mining. …
  2. UN report raises death toll in Myanmar crackdown
    Canada.com, Canada –
    The military has run the reclusive Southeast Asian country formerly known as Burma since 1962, refusing to hand over power after the National League of …
  3. 10 December 2007 – International Human Rights Day
    Scoop.co.nz, New Zealand –
    The situation in countries like Myanmar/Burma or Sudan/Darfur is but a stark reminder of our common challenge, which is: to move from the era of …
  4. UN report raises death toll in Myanmar crackdown
    Reuters UK, UK –
    The military has run the reclusive Southeast Asian country formerly known as Burma since 1962, refusing to hand over power after the National League of …
  5. UN Says 31 Killed in Myanmar Crackdown
    The Associated Press –
    GENEVA (AP) — Myanmar’s crackdown on pro-democracy protesters killed more than twice as many people as the junta has acknowledged, a UN investigator said …
  6. Stallone says filming ‘Rambo’ was dangerous
    MSNBC –
    … the crew were warned they would be shot while filming the new “Rambo” sequel along the war-torn border of Thailand and Myanmar, formerly known as Burma. …
  7. Human rights at stake in ASEAN integration
    United Press International –
    … in Myanmar, formerly Burma, and other nations — including the release of opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, the Financial Times reported Friday. …
  8. Spotlight on Burma: the people’s stories
    Daily – University of Washington, WA –
    It was an ironic statement, considering how her family has been embroiled in Burma’s conflict for generations. Myanmar, as Burma is now called, …
  9. Write-a-Thon for human rights is tomorrow
    Providence Journal, RI –
    The focus is on Burma (called Myanmar by the ruling military junta), to support a recent uprising for human rights in that country that echoes the 1988 …
  10. US Congress to consider bill to cut funds to Myanmar
    Press Trust of India, India –
    “Myanmar’s generals fund this viciousness by selling off the country’s natural resources, especially oil and gems, while leaving Burma’s people in poverty,” …
  11. Myanmar junta suppressed death tolls of crackdown: HRW
    Hindustan Times, India –
    “It’s time for the world to impose a UN arms embargo and financial sanctions, to hurt Burma’s leaders until they make real changes,” said Adams. …
  12. Rise of the military in Burma
    Aliran Monthly, Malaysia –
    To date, this army remains Burma’s national army, known as “Myanmar Thatmadaw”. Now the role of the army is more than guardian of the nation; …
  13. Marines study Pacific Rim in advance of January deployment
    North County Times, CA –
    The Marines also were told to be aware of other potential Pacific Rim hotspots, such as Indonesia and Myanmar, also known as Burma. …
  14. Inside The Glass Palace!
    CNN-IBN, India –
    But within a few hours the tragedy of Burma started unfolding. One could see the pickets that have become a fixture of Yangon streets. …
  15. Protesters’ bodies may have been burned: UN
    National Post, Canada –
    Burma’s military rulers may have cremated bodies, including those of monks, to hide the numbers killed in their crackdown on protesters, a UN expert said …
  16. Madison marching for Burmese rights
    The Capital Times, WI –
    Realistically, the only way the United States will become a useful player on behalf of democracy in Burma is if members of Congress such as US Rep. …
  17. North Korean Ambassador to Burma Takes Up Post After 24-Year …
    Voice of America –
    Burma’s New Light of Myanmar says ties were restored Friday when North Korean Ambassador Kim Sok Chol presented his credentials to Senior General Than Shwe …
  18. SPDC ‘Comical Ali’ no cause for mirth
    Nation Multimedia, Thailand –
    On the same day that Kyaw Hsan was making his wild claims, Burma’s state-run mouthpiece, The New Light of Myanmar, reported the destruction of some 28.3 …
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