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Burmese Labor Activist Describes Kidnapping


A Burmese labor activist in Malaysia describes how he was kidnapped and intimidated for speaking out against human trafficking.

Bush Waives Sanctions Under Burma Bill
The Washington Independent - Washington,DC,USA
By Mike Lillis 1/16/09 11:39 PM With just days left in his tenure, President George W. Bush yesterday scrapped a portion of a Burma-sanctions law that was ...
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Thai military 'forces Burma refugees to face death at sea'
Independent - London,England,UK
Aid groups said hundreds of water-borne refugees from the Burma-Bangladesh border were arrested and held on an island in the Andaman Sea then forced out ...
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PTTEP well misses the mark off Burma
EnergyCurrent - Houston,TX,USA
Ltd. (PTTEP) subsidiary PTTEP International Ltd. has drilled exploration well Janaka-2 in Block M3 in the Gulf of Mataban offshore Burma and encountering ...
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Voice of America
Activists Welcome New Thai Government's Policy Stance on Burma
Voice of America - USA
By Ron Corben Burmese pro-democracy activists have welcomed the stated policy approach by the new Thai government and its call for political change in Burma ...
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Burma School Students Create Collective Poem
Earthrights.org - Washington,DC,USA
The following piece of collective poetry was written by the 2008-2009 Earthrights School of Burma students as part of their English as a Second Language ...
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ABITSU - All Burma I.T Students' Union
VOA News: Burmese pro-democracy activists have welcomed the stated policy approach by the new Thai government and its call for political change in Burma ahead of Burma’s general elections, scheduled for 2010. The Thai Government is also ...
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ENGLISH DEYEA NEWS: Thailand should stop pushing refugees back to ...
By ဒီေရ
The group said, Thailand in recent months, have detained groups of boatpeople - Rohingya from Western Burma's Arakan state and Bangladeshi migrants – who enter Thailand's waters illegally, at a remote island and force them back to the ...
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A colombo- americana's perspective: Bad news out of Managua, the ...
By Kate
Bad news out of Managua, the Pacto lives on. From one of my contacts in Managua:. "Con mucha pena y vergüenza tengo la mala tarea de informarle que la tarde de hoy la Corte Suprema de Justicia de Nicaragua, sobreseyó definitivamente de ...
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Activists Welcome New Thai Government's Policy Stance on Burma
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Inya Net » Blog Archive » Illegal migrants weren’t abused
Burma News · Freezing Temperatures Hit Remote Areas of Burma · Vietnam army phone firm seeks Myanmar, N.Korea work · Burma deploys army on Bangladesh border · RSS Kay Tu Ma Ti · EU to give €40.5 million in humanitarian aid to Burma ...
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Recent Burmese News – 090117

Myanmar to present film awards for 2007 early next month
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Cyclone recovery "will take up to four years"
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Freezing temperatures hit remote areas of Burma – Min Lwin
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Activists Welcome New Thai Government
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North Korean national dies in Meikhtila – Ahunt Phone Myat
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Dhaka wants to demarcate maritime boundaries in Bay of Bengal
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Rangoon DPA reporter admits incorrect reporting of U Win Tin's talk – Min Naing Thu
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Thais hold more migrants amid row – Jonathan Head
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UN agencies team up on family planning for refugees in Thailand
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Thailand denies whipping refugees on beaches – Dan Rivers
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Indian Vice President to visit Burma to strengthen bilateral relations – Salai Pi Pi
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Myanmar to hold gems emporium in March
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Burmese weblog wins "Best Asia Blog" award for 2008
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US slaps more sanctions on Myanmar regime backers
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PTTEP Underscores Drilling Operations at Block M3 in Myanmar
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