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|QUOTE OF THE DAY|
| She was convicted even before she was arrested. |
—Aung San Suu Kyi’s Lawyer, Kyi Wynn
|By WAI MOE|
|The head of Burma’s military junta meets with US Senator Jim Webb in Naypyidaw and allows the senator to meet with pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi.|
|By ARKAR MOE|
|Four members of the Burmese opposition’s central committee have been invited by the military authorities to the capital, though they have not been told why.|
|By AUNG ZAW|
|Speaking exclusively to The Irrawaddy, Aung San Suu Kyi’s lawyer Kyi Wynn says she is upbeat and cheerful in the face of her recent conviction. |
|By MIN LWIN|
|Buddhist monks are showing signs of unrest following the Burmese junta’s decision to place Aung San Suu Kyi under a further 18 months of house arrest. |
|By WAI MOE|
|The European Union has added Burmese junta mouthpieces to its list of sanctions targets in response to the court ruling against pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. |
|Junta led by Snr-Gen Than Shwe is set to meet an American senator at Naypyidaw this weekend just days after Aung San Suu Kyi was convicted and returned to house arrest.|
The Burmese military junta agreed to deport US national John William Yettaw, who was sentenced to seven years in prison on Tuesday, for illegally breaking into Aung San Suu Kyi’s...... In a significant development, which came as a surprise, US Senator Jim Webb, visiting Burma as part of a whistle stop tour of five Asian countries, on Saturday met detained......
Editorial, Opinion and Analysis
(Analysis) A prominent US politician, Senator Jim Webb has arrived in Burma’s capital Naypitdaw and is expected to meet the country’s reclusive leader, Gene...
|Thailand has circulated a letter to members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) to bring about a consensus urging for a pardon and release of Aung San Suu ...||The Burmese military regime has regulated the export and prices of beans and pulses through the ‘Union of Myanmar Federation of Chamber of Commerce and Industry’...|
|The dislocation of between 5,000 and 6,000 Burmese to Thailand in the past two months has thus far been reported as a military thrust against the Karen National Union by......||The Kachin Independence Organization (KIO), which has refused to transform itself to a Border Guard Force (BGF), is imparting military training to departmental staff members now...|