Burma News


Forever at the Frontline

The KNU celebrates its 60th anniversary on January 31. But there are very few signs that the revolution is any closer.

Raids in Rangoon Yield More Heroin

A special anti-narcotics task force has seized substantial quantities of heroin in a series of raids carried out in Rangoon since late last week.

AI Calls for Access to Rohingya

Regional countries should address the plight of the Rohingya boat people and allow the UN High Commissioner for Refugees immediate access to detained Rohingya, says Amnesty International.

Global Slump Hits Burmese Crop Growers, Traders

Crop prices in Burma have fallen 50 percent over the past year because of declining demand by the country’s two major export markets, China and India.

US Envoy to UN Signals Support for ‘R2P’

The Obama administration tells the UN the international community has a “responsibility to protect” citizens from violations of humanitarian law when a government is unwilling to do so.

Refugee camp under threat

As night closes in on Noe Poh refugee camp, about five hours south of Mae Sot in northern Thailand bordering town with Burma, the road that skirts its edge clears...

Gambari arrives in Burma on seventh visit

The United Nations special envoy to Burma Ibrahim Gambari arrived in the military ruled Southeast Asian country on Saturday for the seventh time to push for political reconciliation.

Posters of seven women human traffickers appear in Laiza

Posters with the names and photographs of seven women wanted for human trafficking have appeared in Laiza in northern Burma on the China border. The 6'x5' posters on the notice...

Watch out for Bangladesh and Thailand: Military commander

Burma's military generals in a secret meeting warned commanders and officers to beware of Bangladesh in the wake of a maritime dispute between the two countries in November.

Editorial, Opinion and Analysis

Strategic Outlook of 2010 and the Role of Moderates in Burma Conflict

(Commentary) The Burmese regime has claimed to hold a new election in 2010 to facilitate a formation of a civil-military governmen...

Rohingya are indigenous to Burma
The Muslim News - UK
We strongly protest and condemn SPDC [military regime of Burma] for its lie in 'New Light of Myanmar' dated 29th January 2009 that "Rohinja is not included ...
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UN envoy arrives in Burma for talks with the ruling junta
Australia Network News - Melbourne,Australia
The United Nations special envoy Ibrahim Gambari has arrived in Burma in an attempt to broker fresh talks with the ruling junta. Mr Gambari will spend four ...
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Burmese Prisoners Killed After Cyclone
自由亞洲電臺 - Washington DC,USA
Burmese guards beat prisoners and deprived them of food after a riot following last year’s cyclone. A group of survivors was sentenced on Jan. ...
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UN envoy due in Burma to broker talks
Australia Network News - Melbourne,Australia
UN special envoy Ibrahim Gambari is expected to arrive in Burma on Saturday to broker fresh talks with the ruling junta. A UN official would only confirm ...
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Indonesia to Repatriate Burmese Migrants
Voice of America - USA
By VOA News Indonesia says it will deport 193 Burmese minority Rohingya boat people because they are economic and not political migrants. ...
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Burma clamps down on Christians
ChristianExaminer - USA
by Sarah Page/Compass Direct News DUBLIN — Burmese authorities have increased restrictions on Christian activity in the capital city of Rangoon and ...
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A UN envoy returns to Burma
International Herald Tribune - France
The UN special envoy for Burma, Ibrahim Gambari, is making his seventh visit to that country, which has become a virtual prison camp under its military ...
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Amnesty: Burma must respect Rohingya minority
Bangkok Post - Thailand
Bangkok (AFP) -- A leading human rights group Friday called on Burma to stop persecuting its Rohingya people and urged its neighbours to meet their ...
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