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Aung San Suu Kyi - A Mother Who Stood Up For All Families of Her Nation
World  (tags: Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma/Myanmar, Nobel Peace Award, National League for Democracy )

Sheryl
- 1536 days ago - biography.com
She initiated a nonviolent movement toward achieving democracy and human rights winning her the Nobel Peace Prize and other International Awards. From many years of house arrest to winning a seat within 2012 parliamentary election a life of courage.
Burma Is "Red With the Blood and the Cries of Our Children'"
World  (tags: Burma/Myanmar, Human Rights, United nations failure since 1962 )

Ben
- 2952 days ago - mizzima.com
The number of refugees is constantly increasing in our camps rather than decreasing. The news of more refugees arriving to the new camps with new names in new places hurts our hearts. Why are new wars breaking out...???
Burma Activists Call for EU Action
World  (tags: Burma/Myanmar, Human Rights Violations )

Ben
- 3077 days ago - irrawaddy.org
Human Rights activists called for the EU to maintain sanctions on Burma, increase humanitarian aid on the Thai-Burmese border and provide large scale financial support to civil society groups inside and outside Burma...
Burma: Suu Kyi Hopes for UN Dialogue
World  (tags: Burma/Myanmar, Democracy Now! )

Ben
- 3155 days ago - dvb.no
Vijay Nambiar, the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's chief of staff said yesterday that he had urged the Burmese government to address concerns over the country's recent elections, which were widely dismissed as a sham...
Burma; Suu Kyi Urges 'Practical' US Approach
World  (tags: Burma/Myanmar, Military Dictatorship, Human Rights Violations )

Ben
- 3164 days ago - dvb.no
"There are a lot of people who say that now that the US has decided to engage with the military regime, they have turned their back on us," Suu Kyi told CNN after being freed from years of house arrest...
Burma on New China 'Watch List' for Resources
World  (tags: Burma/Myanmar, Chinese Imperialism, Human Rights Violations )

Ben
- 3299 days ago - irrawaddy.org
China has put Burma on a special "watch list" for potential acquisition of urgently needed natural resources, including coal, gold and copper as well as oil and gas. All China's land border neighbors are the subject of a resources study...
Burma: Alarm Bells Ring Over New Nuclear Evidence
World  (tags: Burma/Myanmar, North Korea, Nuclear Weapons, Dictatorship )

Ben
- 3331 days ago - irrawaddy.org
A documentary film on Burma's nuclear ambitions and tunnel-building program has reawakened alarm throughout the region about the Burmese regime's military relationship with North Korea....
Burma: Junta Rejects International Election Observers
World  (tags: Burma/Myanmar, Military Dicktatorship, Human Rights Violations )

Ben
- 3358 days ago - irrawaddy.org
The Burmese government has rejected the role of international election observers in the upcoming election this year, according to state-run newspapers.
Aung San Suu Kyi Makes Last Bid for Freedom
World  (tags: Burma/Myanmar, Free Aung San Suu Kyi! )

Ben
- 3358 days ago - dvb.no
Lawyers for Aung San Suu Kyi yesterday filed a special appeal on her house arrest at Burma's High Court in a last ditch attempt at securing her release...
Burma; Broken Promises and a Broken Nation
World  (tags: Burma/Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi, Military Dictatorship )

Ben
- 3444 days ago - irrawaddy.org
63 years ago Aung San and other leaders gathered to sign an historic agreement, determining their future by achieving absolute independence from the British... However, this historic agreement has been largely ignored...
A Permanent Solution to Rohingya Issues Before Repatriation Is Most Crucial
World  (tags: humanrights, Refugees&Relief, Rohingya, Arakan, Bangladesh, Burma/Myanmar, Muslim refugee, repatriation, solution )

Naoko
- 3485 days ago - bangladesh-web.com
Under defferent periods of history, Arakan has been an independent soverign monarchy ruled by Hindus, Buddhists and Muslims. According to A. P Phayer and G.E. Harvey, the Arakanese kings esteblished alternately capitals in eight different towns,
Burma: End Repression of Buddhist Monks
World  (tags: Burma/Myanmar, Repression, Bhuddism, Military Dicktatorship )

Ben
- 3590 days ago - hrw.org
Buddhist monks in Burma face continuing repression, intimidation and harsh prison sentences two years after the military government's brutal crackdown on peaceful demonstrations, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.
TAKE ACTION! Suu Kyi Is the Most Prominent of Over 2,100 Political Prisoners Detained in Myanmar[Video/Petition]   video
World  (tags: Burma/Myanmar, terrorism, politics, HumanRights, freedoms )

Janet
- 3624 days ago - youtube.com
While the court could have sentenced Suu Kyi up to 5 years imprisonment, the international community should not regard the shorter sentence as an act of leniency by Myanmar's government. Suu Kyi is the most prominent of over 2,100 political prisoners ...
Burma:
World  (tags: Burma/Myanmar, Dicktatorship, United Nations impotence )

Ben
- 3658 days ago - irrawaddy.org
The Burmese military junta is "playing a game" with the international community as well as the United Nations, "a frustrated and disappointed" Dr Sein Win, the prime minister of the Burmese government in exile, urged world leaders to...
Burma: Than Shwe Maneuvers to Retain Power
World  (tags: Burma/Myanmar, Dicktatorship )

Ben
- 3679 days ago - irrawaddy.org
If Burma's State Peace Development Council (SPDC) holds a successful election in 2010, the Burmese people will lose all hope of freedom and the generals who now rule the country will retain their power...
 

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