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Aung San Suu Kyi 66th Birthday - New Briefing Paper and Call on Ban Ki-Moon to Ac
Society & Culture  (tags: Aung San Suu Kyi, 66th Birthday, Burma, UN, culture, freedoms, government, crime, violence, society, world )

- 2950 days ago -
As Aung San Suu Kyi, leader of Burma's democracy movement, celebrates her 66th birthday today, Burma Campaign UK calls for a revived UN effort to secure dialogue to solve the political problems in Burma. In an updated briefing paper on Aung San Suu Kyi
Propaganda and the Burmese Media
Society & Culture  (tags: Burma, Censorship, Propaganda )

- 3599 days ago -
Burma's notorious censorship board, called the Press Scrutiny and Registration Division, has allowed a private Rangoon journal to publish translated versions of articles that have appeared in the international media. An unusual event in Burma...
Burma: End Forced Labor!
Society & Culture  (tags: Burma, Forced Labor, NO Human Rights )

- 3604 days ago -
ILO Turns Spotlight on Burma to End Forced Labor. "We hope to make presentations on international humanitarian law and raise issues about forced labor, child soldiers and harassment," says Steve Marshall, the ILO's representative in Burma...
Burma's San Suu Kyi Goes on Trial
Society & Culture  (tags: government, Burma, Junta, house arrest, rights, ethics, freedoms )

- 3713 days ago -
Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi goes on trial on charges related to a visit to her home by an American, who swam across a lake to reach it.
Hollywood: UN Must Act to Help Aung San Suu Kyi and Burma
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, activists, hollywood, burma, letter )

- 4301 days ago -
Today, over 25 Hollywood celebrities sent a letter to the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urging him to "personally intervene" to secure the release of Aung San Suu Kyi, the world's only imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize recipient. The letter was
Junta Orders More Arrests in Burma
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, crime, culture, death, freedoms, politics, police, religion, junta, Burma )

- 4307 days ago -
BURMA junta arrested more people in pre-dawn raids today, despite a crescendo of international outrage during a keenly watched UN mission to bring an end to a bloody crackdown on protests.
The Burma Campaign UK Headquarters:-Burma - News Updates, History,
Society & Culture  (tags: burma, myanmar, monks protest, junta, democracy, military, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', violence, Aung San Suu Kyi's Party )

- 4309 days ago -
National League for Democracy (NLD) won 82% of the seats in elections held in 1990. The people of Burma overwhelmingly rejected military rule yet the military continues to refuse to transfer power. History, updates, news releases, click on the links

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