Burma News

Villages Reluctant to Take in Roadside Refugees

Many who were left homeless by Cyclone Nargis still have nothing to return to, and nowhere to go but local villages that don’t really want them.

Ad Appears for USDA Political Journals

An ad for two revamped political journals published by the junta-backed USDA appears in a government-sponsored Rangoon newspaper.

Obama, Indonesian President Discuss Burma

The US President discusses the issue of restoration of democracy and protection of human rights in Burma in a telephone call to Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.

Political Prisoners Doubled in Two Years, Say Activists

The number of political prisoners in Burma has almost doubled since July 2007, according to activists who launched a campaign on Friday to press for their release.

We Will Boycott Election: CRPP

A spokesman for the CRPP has said it will not take part in next year’s general election in Burma unless the junta agrees to major political reforms.

Monk’s Family Members Sentenced in Reprisal

A brother and five family members of the influential, imprisoned monk, Ashin Gambira, each receive five-year prison terms.

Hunted Shan mafia members speak
Shan Herald Agency for News - Chiangmai,Thailand
Even some Laotian officials acknowledge that it was the Burma Army patrol that had fired the gun (an M79 grenade launcher, according to reports) About 5 of ...
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Shan Herald Agency for News - Chiangmai,Thailand
(Mizzima) UNHCR chief Antonio Guterres flies to Burma after meeting Thai FM Kasit Piromya. His mission is to expand ‘humanitarian space’ and create better ...
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Obama, Indonesian President Discuss Burma
The Irrawaddy News Magazine - Chiang Mai,Thailand
By LALIT K JHA / WASHINGTON US President Barack Obama discussed the issue of restoration of democracy and protection of human rights in Burma when he made a ...
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Big Idea: The Autonomy Rule
Washington Post - United States
... sponsoring terrorism or trafficking in weapons of mass destruction are no-nos, so nations such as Sudan, North Korea, Burma and Zimbabwe are out. ...
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Demonstration for Release of Political Prisoner's Marks Burma's ...
Narinjara News - Dhaka,Bangladesh
By Tun Kyaw: Bangladesh-based Burmese democracy activists staged a demonstration on Friday in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka to mark Burma's ...
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UN boosts presence in Rohingya areas
Australia Network News - Melbourne,Australia
The United Nations has agreed to increase it's presence in the areas of Burma populated by ethnic Rohingya muslims. Human rights groups there say thousands ...
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RSF lists Burma among 12 “Internet Enemies”
Mizzima.com - New Delhi,Delhi,India
by Mungpi New Delhi (Mizzima) - Paris-based media watchdog, Reporters Without Border (RSF), has listed military-ruled Burma among 12 countries, ...
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Burmese Rights Groups Launch Signature Campaign
Journal of Turkish Weekly - Ankara,Turkey
Burmese activists call for political prisoners' release, at the Bangkok press club, Thailand, 13 Mar 2009Burmese rights groups have launched a campaign to ...
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Burma: French Secretary for Human Rights Visits Thailand
UNPO - The Hague,Netherlands
The French Secretary of State for Human Rights, Ms. Rama Yade, will raise Burma question with Thai Foreign Minister. The French government minister ...
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UN To Expand in Burma
自由亚洲电视 - Washington DC,USA
A desperate ethnic minority group in Burma gets more help from the UN's refugee agency. Rohingya migrants sit outside the Ranong police station before being ...
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Aung San Suu Kyi…she still remains a beacon of hope, strength, and liberty for people around the world.
— US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton


The Military Mind-set

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Burma Humanitarian Watch: RSF lists Burma among 12 “Internet Enemies”
By Kay Latt
Internet users in Burma could be simply arrested and sentenced to long prison terms, if they were found surfing or browsing dissident websites, international news sites, and exiled Burmese Media sites, including Mizzima News. ...
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Reuters:Tibet silent, shut-off on riot anniversary « San Oo Aung’s ...
By tunaung
Officials in Beijing demanded an apology from France’s AFP news agency, saying it had mislabelled a picture of weapons displayed in an exhibition on Tibet, according to a long article by the state-run Xinhua news agency late on yesterday. The French news agency had already corrected the caption. Relations between China and France have been testy since French President Nicolas Sarkozy met the Tibetan Buddhist leader, ... Burma News. Aljazeera English · Burma News Google ...
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Top 10 Drug Lords | Weird News
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Country of operation: Burma (Myanmar) Clients: Predominantly the USA Product: Heroin (opium). In the mid-1960s, Burmese warlord Khun Sa disappeared into the jungle with an army of 800 men and began to cultivate opium. ...
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CAAI News Media: The Impossible Solo...
By The Cambodian Association Auckland Inc.
While the future of Kantha Bopha in Cambodia is far from secure, Richner still hopes to take his model to other damaged nations, such as the Democratic Republic of Congo and Burma. He is launching a new academy to train young ...
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One in five of China’s athletes lie about their age | ROK Drop
By Bill
Is anyone shocked by this news? An x-ray analysis of the bones of competitors in the Youth Games in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong discovered that.
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