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World focus on Burma (12 August 2008)

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DKBA Burmese Army to launch offensive against KNU

Independent Mon News Agency, WA –

During the end of June, the DKBA battalion No.907, backed by junta troops captured the KNLA battalion No.201 base. The Bangkok Post had said an estimated …

Thailand: Australian immigration Minister meets Australia-bound …

ReliefWeb (press release), Switzerland –

Australian Immigration and Citizenship Minister Chris Evans this weekend visited IOM’s refugee resettlement operations on the Thai-Myanmar border and met …

Rudd flags Aust, Indonesia natural disaster response pact

ABC Online, Australia –

This year a cyclone in Burma and an earthquake in China cost more than 150000 lives, he added. Mr Rudd noted that when natural calamities strike, …

Minister refuses to accept censor chief’s resignation

Mizzima.com, India –

Major Tint Swe, the Director with the Government’s Office of Press Scrutiny, which censors the contents of all print publications in Burma, submitted his …

Dialogue demands a common vernacular

Mizzima.com, India –

The United Nation’s Special Envoy to Burma, Ibrahim Gambari, is preparing to make yet another foray into the murky world of Burmese politics. …

Junta arrests two more dissidents

Mizzima.com, India –

Similarly, activists Myo Min and Myint Aye of the ‘Human Rights Defenders and Promoters’ (HRDP), were arrested on August 6 and 8 respectively from their …

HRDP to hire out help to farmers

Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway –

Aug 12, 2008 (DVB)–The Human Rights Defenders and Promoters network is planning to hire out its services to assist farmers and use the proceeds to fund …

Should President Bush be at the Olympics?

Sioux City Journal, IA –

He went to Thailand to draw attention to the repressed people in nearby Myanmar (aka Burma). While in Beijing, he plans on speaking privately with Chinese …

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Police in Myanmar’s western Rakhine state arrested a member of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s party Tuesday, …

The Chinese Olympics are distracting from real issues

Phoenixville News, PA –

… look like a Nathan Lane Musical Comedy Summer Camp was supposed to be a pledge by the Chinese leaders that they would implement human rights reforms. …

Two NLD representatives arrested

Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway –

… Ban Ki-moon at the end of July, in which they declared their opposition to the 2010 elections and expressed concern about the UN stance on Burma. …

Support games, not China

Times-Standard, CA –

The military junta in Burma is still in power to this day, despite strong and continuous resistance by the people of Burma, because of China’s support. …

The Politics of the Olympics

Town Hall, DC –

He could make a definitive statement on human rights while attending the Olympics. I think the President did the right thing. Had he boycotted the Olympics, …

Justice for Myanmar
New York Times, United States –
These groups include the International Burmese Monks Organization, 88 Generation Students, the Women’s League of Burma, the National Coalition for the Union …

Drug officials off to Burma on inspection

Bangkok Post, Thailand –

The Burmese junta gave permission to the ONCB and the Mae Fah Luang Foundation, which runs the Doi Tung Development Project in Chiang Rai, to help with a …

Call for Action Against Military Junta in Burma

istockAnalyst.com, OR –

From the brutal crackdown on a peaceful protest by monks last September to blockage of international aid for victims rendered homeless by Cyclone Nargis …

Will US – China Engagement Succeed in Stopping Darfur Violence?

Voice of America –

Addressing human rights in Beijing last Thursday, the president said America stands firm in opposing China’s detention of dissidents, human rights advocates …

Soap opera involving Thaksin Shinawatra and Manchester City …

Telegraph.co.uk, United Kingdom –

When Thaksin Shinawatra bought Manchester City, the Premier League were warned by everyone from club supporters to human rights groups that the …

Mary Dejevsky: Intervention may breed instability

Independent, UK –

Burma after Cyclone Nargis was one example: France – which, in Bernard Kouchner, has a foreign minister who is humanitarian intervention personified – kept …

Interview of the First Lady by Ann Curry, NBC’s Today Show

MarketWatch –

And on the border of Myanmar, which is also known as Burma, you called on China to do more to stop human rights abuses in Myanmar. MRS. …

Bushes engage China on human rights issues

United Press International –

… China’s handling of human rights and the first lady called on China to do more to stop human rights abuses in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma. …

US Democrats Support Rights in N.Korea

조선일보(영문판), South Korea –

The US Democratic Party stresses human rights in North Korea, denuclearization and the importance of the South Korea-US alliance in a draft national …

Hays brings comfort to Burmese

Washington Evening Journal, IA –

… system for purifying any kind of water, was asked last month to take his invention to cyclone-devastated Burma, officially the Republic of Myanmar. …

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Written by Lwin Aung Soe

August 12, 2008 at 4:16 am

World Focus on Burma (21-12-2007)

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  1. US Senate approves tougher sanctions against Myanmar
    JURIST –
    The bill also creates a new position of Special Representative and Policy Coordinator for Burma. The Special Representative will work with Burma’s neighbors …
  2. UN Chief convenes first meeting ‘Groups of Friends’ on Burma
    Mizzima.com, India –
    … General-Secretary on Myanmar’, is the latest move by the World body chief for changes in Burma, critics said, all plans and action must bring result. …
  3. UN secretary-general forms group to discuss Burma
    Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway –
    A spokesperson for the secretary-general said that the group would support the good offices mandate on Burma. “[T]he Secretary-General wanted a broadly …
  4. First Meeting Of ‘Group Of Friends’ On Burma
    Scoop.co.nz, New Zealand –
    The “Group of Friends of the Secretary-General on Myanmar” will be “a consultative forum for developing a shared approach in support of the implementation …
  5. China Keeps Ailing US Resident And Rights Activist Behind Bas …
    BosNewsLife, Hungary –
    “At some point during his travels Mr. Peng was lured into [neighboring] Myanmar” also known as Burma, “where he was kidnapped at gunpoint by eight Chinese …
  6. EU provides emergency aid to Myanmar
    Xinhua, China –
    20 (Xinhua) — The European Commission announced on Thursday a new emergency aid of 18 million euros (about 25.6 million US dollars) for Myanmar to meet the …
  7. INTERVIEW: Dr Cyntia Maung discusses the plight of political exiles
    Taipei Times, Taiwan –
    Just like hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing to the Thai-Burma border after the 1988 crackdown on the pro-democracy uprising, the physician, …
  8. Condé Nast Traveler Recent Strife Raises Myanmar Travel Questions
    Concierge, NY –

    Susan Hack reports The ethical concerns and safety issues surrounding travel to Myanmar (still widely known as Burma) are receiving renewed attention …

  9. Editorial: The year of living dangerously
    The Asian Pacific Post, Canada –
    The actual death toll and the number of people still in prison in Myanmar remains a mystery. The mass protests in Myanmar (formerly Burma) during August and …
  10. South Asia: Dangerous democracy deficit
    ISN, Switzerland –
    Political instability returned to Burma in October when an alliance of Buddhist monks and pro-democracy activists mounted a challenge against the rule of …
  11. Sri Lanka, third most dangerous country in the world for journalists
    Lanka Everything, UK –
    One journalist was killed in each of the following countries: Honduras, Uzbekistan, Salvador, Burma/Myanmar, United States, Paraguay, Gaza, Zimbabwe, …
  12. Documentary puts human trafficking in focus
    Viet Nam News, Vietnam –
    Anna, a young Filipino girl, talks about how she was tricked into prostitution and Min Aung from Myanmar tells how he was sold to Thailand and imprisoned …
  13. YEARENDER: Myanmar’s people rise to the occasion
    Monsters and Critics.com, UK -(also published on 11-12-2007)

    Bangkok – If anyone deserves a Nobel peace prize this year, it’s Myanmar’s people and the Buddhist monkhood for daring to take to the streets against a …

  14. DKBA soldiers killed by regime troops
    Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway –
    Dec 21, 2007 (DVB)–Five soldiers from the Democratic Karen Buddhist Army were reportedly shot dead by government troops after the DKBA refused to attack a …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

December 21, 2007 at 3:18 am