Burma News

KNLA Statement For Karen New Year

UN Offers Development Aid in Exchange for Political Prisoners

The UN has reportedly offered the Burmese junta development aid in exchange for the release of political prisoners and progress toward democratic change in the country.

Political Prisoner Htay Lwin Oo Dies

Burmese labor rights activist Htay Lwin Oo has died in Mandalay prison—the second political prisoner known to have died in Burma this month.

Pro-Thaksin Protesters Surround Thai Parliament

Thai protesters block the new government from entering Parliament, calling for it to dissolve the legislature and hold a general election.

Canada-based Party Linked to Controversial Businessman

A recently formed Burmese political party based in Vancouver, Canada, has links to a businessman once accused of laundering drug profits for the United Wa State Army.

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BURMA DEMOCRACY & DEVELOPMENT: Stand up and be counted on Burma

Hard times that called for desperate measures
Business Daily Africa - Nairobi,Kenya
From Gikomba, Burma, and Ngara markets in Nairobi to upmarket residential areas, business has slowed down with a low turnout of customers. ...
National Post
2008: Floods, Famine and Pestilence
National Post - Toronto,Ontario,Canada
When comes to loss of life, however, no other event this year tops the cyclone that hit Burma only ten days before the Sichuan earthquake. ...
Dispute idles ship carrying Bay Bridge supplies
San Francisco Chronicle - CA, USA
As of Saturday afternoon, two Oakland police cars blocked the entrance to Burma Road, which leads to Pier 7, although protesters and journalists were ...
Myanmar refugees celebrate Karen new year
Deseret News - Salt Lake City,UT,USA
A few hundred Karen, a minority ethnic group from Myanmar (formerly Burma), gathered in an LDS meetinghouse Saturday to celebrate the 2748th year since ...
UN Mulls Reengaging Burma With More Aid
Washington Post - United States
By Colum Lynch and Michael Abramowitz UNITED NATIONS -- International sanctions and Laura Bush's personal intervention did not make Burma's generals ease ...
Cyclone Nargis hits Burma, 2 May
guardian.co.uk - UK
The night of the cyclone was like hiding beneath a Boeing 747 with all its engines on. The wind was roaring and you could hear trees snapping. ...
Finding freedom: Burmese immigrants say they want help to become ...
New Bern Sun Journal - New Bern,NC,USA
Eh, who is 53, grew up in Rangoon, a city in the eastern part of the Karen state of Burma. Burma was a democratic country until the military took control ...
Burmese immigrants celebrate Karen New Year
New Bern Sun Journal - New Bern,NC,USA
Many of the people, mostly refugees from the Karen state in Myanmar (previously Burma), wore colorful headbands, robes and dresses for the celebration. ...
The Irrawaddy News Magazine - Chiang Mai,Thailand
By LAWI WENG Hundreds of Burmese tsunami survivors—who are still migrant workers in Thailand, four years after almost losing their lives—are still fearful ...

Blogs Alert for: Burma news

UN Passes Strong Resolution on Burma Human Rights Abuses « San Oo ...
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York. Sixty-third General Assembly. Plenary. 74th Meeting (Night). GENERAL ASSEMBLY ENDS MAIN PART OF SIXTY-THIRD SESSION, ADOPTING TEXTS ON HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT, ...
2008 year in review: Big news, small news and in between - Metro ...
May 3: Cyclone Nargis slams into Myanmar (formerly Burma), killing an estimated 22000 people. May 4: Ashes to ashes, suds to suds as an Illinois man throws a party using his custom-made casket -- designed as a Pabst Blue Ribbon beer can ...
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Myanmar detains over 1800 political prisoners' - The News - International · US Envoy Wants Int'l Pressure on Myanmar - The Associated Press · Myanmar's military junta debars Internet and Blogging - Merinews · Burma has to prepare for ...
Inya Net » Blog Archive » U.N. Mulls Reengaging Burma With More Aid
According to senior U.N. officials, special envoy Ibrahim Gambari has proposed that nations offer Burma financial incentives to free more than 2000 political prisoners, including Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, and to open the country ...
U.N. Mulls Reengaging Burma With More Aid « Peace and Freedom ...
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