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First Step for Myanmar?
World  (tags: humanrights, government, freedoms, asia, Myanmar, Burma, junta, general elections, views, first step, corrupt and brutal regime, democracy, Aung San Suu Kyi, ASEAN )

- 1784 days ago -
There are two ways to look at the parliamentary elections held Nov.7 in Myanmar, the first such vote in that country in 20 years. The first is that the vote is a cynical exercise designed to provide a veneer of legitimacy to a corrupt and brutal regime.
The Choices Facing Burma's Military
World  (tags: government, Burmese, Junta, corruption, crime, abuse, lies, Suu Kyi, HumanRights, freedoms )

- 2252 days ago -
Burma's Senior General Than Shwe faces a dilemma. Despite the junta's best efforts, Aung San Suu Kyi is still an iconic figure.
Verdict Delayed in Suu Kyi Trial
World  (tags: government, Burma, Junta, Suu KYI, Verdict postponed, conflict, 'HUMAN RIGHTS!', corruption, UnitedNations, Govtfearmongering, freedoms )

- 2254 days ago -
A court in Burma has postponed delivering its verdict in the trial of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Security has been tight in Rangoon in anticipation of protests.
Suu Kyi Verdict 'Set for Friday'
World  (tags: government, Burma, Junta, Suu Kyi, trial verdict, Govtfearmongering, cover-up, corruption, dishonesty, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

- 2257 days ago -
The court presiding over the trial of Burma's detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi will deliver its verdict on Friday, her lawyer has said.
Hopes and Fears Over Suu Kyi Trial
World  (tags: Government, Burma, Junta, myanmar, military, Suu Kyi, Trial, hope, Govtfearmongering, corruption, lies, dishonesty, conflict, 'HUMAN RIGHTS!', freedoms )

- 2273 days ago -
A BBC correspondent in Burma spoke to people about their hopes and fears for Aung San Suu Kyi. Foreign journalists are barred from Burma, so our correspondent must remain anonymous for his own safety.
Ban Ki Moon Demands Release of Aung San Suu Kyi
World  (tags: world, burma, myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi, human, rights, political, prisoners, military, junta, Ban Ki Moon, UN Secretary-General )

- 2283 days ago -
Ban Ki Moon, the UN Secretary-General, asked the leader of Burmese junta to release the detained democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, today but was refused the chance to meet her in an unpromising start to an important two-day visit.
Burma Trial Adjourned Once More
World  (tags: government, Burma trial, Junta, Aung San Suu Kyi, HumanRights, freedoms, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', corruption, crime, politics, violence, abuse, lies )

- 2303 days ago -
The trial of Burma's democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, has been delayed again, officials say.
Sign Petition: Call for the Immediate Release of Aung San Suu Kyi and All Prisoners of Conscience in Myanmar
World  (tags: world, Aung, San, Suu, Kyi, nobel, peace, prize, justice, conscience, health, myanmar, military, junta, arrest, imprisonment, Insein, Prison, burma, human, rights, liberty, oppression, government, crime, politics, UnitedNations )

- 2305 days ago -
Suu Kyi has already spent much of the past 20 years under house arrest. Her prolonged imprisonment in Insein Prison, which has been referred to as the "darkest hell-hole in Burma," could effectively be a death sentence given her declining health.
Myanmar Defends Trial of Opposition Leader Suu Kyi
World  (tags: Myanmar government, SINGAPORE, Junta, Suu Kyi, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', violence, crime, freedoms )

- 2315 days ago -
SINGAPORE-Myanmar's junta defended its prosecution of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, accusing her Sunday of covering up the truth when she let an uninvited American intruder stay in her house.
Aung San Suu Kyi: A Life in Pictures
World  (tags: world, corruption, Burma, Junta, government, freedoms, 'HUMAN RIGHTS!' )

- 2329 days ago -
Ms Suu Kyi was detained after her party's victory in a general election in 1990 and has been under house arrest for much of the past 19 years.
Myanmar Junta Hands Out Aid Boxes With Generals' Names
World  (tags: burma, junta, cyclone, freedoms, humanrights, corruption, government, humanitarian assistance )

- 2702 days ago -
"We have already seen regional commanders putting their names on the side of aid shipments from Asia, saying this was a gift from them and then distributing it in their region," said Mark Farmaner, director of Burma Campaign UK, which campaigns for human
Women Send Panties to Myanmar in Protest
World  (tags: peace, myanmar, burma, junta, human rights, panties, opposition, peace, panties for peace )

- 2894 days ago -
Women in several countries have begun sending their panties to Myanmar embassies in a culturally insulting gesture of protest against the recent brutal crackdown there, a campaign supporter said Friday.
Burma: Junta Arrest More Activists
World  (tags: Myanmar, Junta, Repression )

- 2899 days ago -
The Thailand based Asia-Pacific Peoples' Partnership on Burma said student activist D-Nyein Aye and 88 generation member Aung Naing were arrested from hiding on Tuesday, while a youth member of the National League for Democracy Thein Swe was arrested...
You Are No Longer Monks, Myanmar Prisoners Told
World  (tags: Myanmar-Burma, monks, torture, junta )

- 2914 days ago -
Hundreds of Buddhist monks rounded up by Myanmar's junta were beaten and kept in animal-like conditions without toilets or drinking water during days of interrogation, one of those freed said on Thursday.
Myanmar Opposition Leader Tortured to Death: Group
World  (tags: Myanmar-Burma, death, torture, human rights, opposition, junta )

- 2914 days ago -
A Myanmar opposition leader who was arrested during last month's mass protests against the junta died due to torture during interrogation, an activist group said on Wednesday.

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