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Recent Burmese News 090515

May 15, 2009

Recent Burmese News – 090515


US urges immediate release of Suu Kyi

US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton urged the government of Myanmar to immediately release democratic activist Aung San Suu Kyi, calling the latest charges against her ‘baseless’.
Big News

Release Suu Kyi, UN official tells Myanmar

The UN special expert for human rights in Myanmar Thursday called for the ‘unconditional release’ of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
Big News

Suu Kyi faces five years in jail after

Yangon (Myanmar), May 15 : Burma’s opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, faces a five-year prison sentence after the military regime accused her of breaking the terms of her house arrest.
Big News

Myanmar man dies of bacterial infection in Malaysian detention camp

Kuala Lumpur – An undocumented immigrant from Myanmar who was held in a Malaysian detention camp died from leptospirosis, a rare disease caused by a bacteria found in animal urine, health officials sa…
Earth Times

World leaders condemn Burma

Burma’s military government faced worldwide criticism today for bringing new charges against pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, with rights groups urging the junta’s neighbours to intervene ur…

Critics hit Myanmar on “trumped-up” Suu Kyi charges

A Myanmarese protester displays a picture of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi during a demonstration Western critics slammed Myanmar’s military rulers for pressing “trumped-up” new charge…
One News

Burmese democracy activist held in prison

The Associated Press RANGOON, Burma — Burma’s jailed democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi insists she is not guilty of violating her house arrest, her lawyer said Friday, as a clearer picture emerged o…

Veteran Shan politician tours for 2010 polls

Friday, 15 May 2009 14:23 New Delhi (Mizzima) – The veteran politician U Shwe Ohn from Shan State was on a 21-day tour in Shan State and met regional political parties, ethnic leaders and discussed …
Mizzima News –

Voices on Daw Suu Kyi’s prosecution

Friday, 15 May 2009 13:14 Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – Ko Wild, Mizzima reporter presents scathing comments by some political leaders on the framing of charges against pro-democracy leader and General Sec…
Mizzima News

West slams, Asia mum on Myanmar raps

WESTERN governments lined up to condemn “disturbing” new charges brought against Myanmar’s pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi yesterday, but there was a deafening silence in Asia.Gordon Bro…
Brunei Times

Independent UN Human Rights Expert Calls For Release Of Aung San Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi is now serving her third term of house arrest. She was arrested on 30 May, 2003 after the regime’s militia attacked her convoy and killed up to 100 of her supporters.
Asian Tribune

Burma to put opposition leader Aung Suu Kyi on trial

RANGOON — Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was charged on Thursday with breaking the terms of her house arrest and faces up to five years in jail after an American intruder sneaked into her…
National Post

American who swam to see Aung San Suu Kyi is Vietnam veteran

The American who swam to see Aung San Suu Kyi is a Vietnam veteran who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, according to his ex-wife. Yvonne Yettaw, the mother of six children with John Yetta…
Times Online

Inside Burma’s Insein prison

Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is being held in the notorious Insein jail in Rangoon, after being charged with violating the terms of her house arrest.

Junta charges Nobel Peace Laureate under section 22

Burma’s pro-democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, on Thursday was charged under section 22 of the country’s penal code, for protecting a criminal and disturbing the stability of the state, and i…

Junta training militias in another name – Khun Aung Kham

Local authorities in Mong Ko village tract, Tachilek Township, Eastern Shan State, opposite Maesai, are ordering villagers to serve either in the fire brigade or in the Union Solidarity and Developmen…

U.N.’s Ban “gravely concerned” for Myanmar’s Suu Kyi

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed “grave concern” on Thursday over reports that Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was charged with violating her house arrest and could …

Bangladesh Foreign Minister to visit Burma – Moe Thu

Bangladeshi Foreign Minister Ms. Dipu Moni will arrive in Burma Thursday evening for a four day goodwill visit to promote the bilateral relationship between the two countries, according to a source cl…
BurmaNet –

Aussie firm embarrassed by Burma link

A top Australian engineering company has been embarrassed by revelations that one of its subsidiaries has been doing business with a shadowy conglomerate closely tied to Burma’s repressive milit…

Burma’s junta still fears Suu Kyi – Simon Tisdall

The levelling of new charges against Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma’s elected leader and pro-democracy champion, comes less than two weeks before she was due to be released from house arrest. This is n…
BurmaNet –

U.N. chief gravely concerned about Myanmar

NEW YORK, May 14 (AP) – (Kyodo)—U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki Moon on Thursday expressed grave concern about the latest action Myanmar’s ruing junta took against pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu…

Midnight swim by Burma activist John Yettaw plays into hands of junta

Burma is an intoxicating country in many ways but among its attractions is this — that in a world of grey areas and moral compromise it is a straightforward case of black and white. The m…
Times Online

Myanmar government criticized over arrest of democracy advocate

said Suu Kyi should be released immediately [transcript] during the daily press briefing. Many international observers noted that Suu Kyi’s arrest came only two weeks before her house arrest was suppo…

Nobel Winner Suu Kyi charged in Myanmar after American Mormon

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was charged Wednesday with breaching the conditions of her house arrest order, quashing hopes she may be released when her current period of detention expire…
Salt Lake Tribune

Freedom Now condemns Burmese junta’s pretextual charge against Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi

Freedom Now has confirmed the news that Burmese democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been ordered to report to court tomorrow morning at 9 am Rangoon time to face charges relating to the breaking int…

Asean, UN: Silent partners in crime – Editorial

Suu Kyi, 63, and her two female caretakers were arrested at her lakeside home on Thursday, following an American citizen’s overnight intrusion into her home last week. Suu Kyi and four others invol…

Myanmar Activist On Trial For U.S. Visitor

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CBS News

Norway criticizes Myanmar over treatment of opposition leader

Oslo – Norway on Thursday expressed “concern” over the treatment ofMyanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi who was charged with allowing an unauthorized US national to visit her Yangon home. “The N…
Earth Times

Key events in life of Myanmar

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Despite being the daughter of Myanmar’s independence hero, Gen. Aung San, who was assassinated when she was 2 years old, Aung San Suu Kyi fell into politics almost by accide…
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Brown slams Rangoon

(05-14 18:51) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is ”deeply disturbed” that Burma’s pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi faces a charge of breaching the terms of her house arrest. ”The Burmese …
The Standard

Opinion of Kachin people needed for Border Security Force issue

Thursday, 14 May 2009 19:15  Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – The Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) has said that they need to seek public opinion of the Kachin people in transforming and integrating th…
Mizzima News

Protests In Japan As Myanmar

, holding banners that read: “The military junta should stop oppression with its unfair trial!” Myanmar’s regime Thursday charged pro-democracy icon Suu Kyi with breaching the terms of her house arr…
Morning Star

Visit costs Myanmar detainee

05/14/2009 YANGON, Myanmar — Detained Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi will be put on trial today in connection with the intrusion of a man from Missouri who sneaked uninvited into he…
St. Louis Post-Dispatch


Burmese lose foreign jobs

Singapore last year, insurance sales plummeted and Soe Lin’s employer sacked many of her co-workers. Fearful she could be next, Soe Lin, 36, found what she thought would be a more secure job as a lo…
Financial Times

Myanmar celebrates 150th founding anniversary of second largest city

YANGON, May 14 (Xinhua) — A grand ceremony to mark the 150th founding anniversary of Myanmar’s second largest city of Mandalay was held in front of the Mandalay City hall Thursday. Central Commander…

Burma’s current situation fuels spread of HIV/AIDS

Thursday, 14 May 2009 16:22  Shortage of funds, public misconceptions about HIV-positive patients and lack of access to antiretroviral drugs by the poor continue to be among the challenges, which Bur…
Mizzima News

Embassy seeks legal representation for detained American

Thursday, 14 May 2009 15:09 New Delhi – The US embassy in Rangoon said it will continue seeking consular access to ensure that the detained American citizen, John William Yettaw, has a lawyer to rep…
Mizzima News


ျမန္မာကမၻာ သတင္းပေဒသာ/ေဆာင္းပါးမ်ား

ျမန္မာစာလုံးရယူရန္        zawgyi      bit (RFA)     myanmar1 (BBC)     အျခားျမန္မာေဖာင့္မ်ား

{အထက္ပါ မ်ဥ္းသားထားေသာလင့္မ်ားကုိတုိ႔ၿပီး မိမိတုိ႔ကြန္ပ်ဴတာတြင္ သိမ္းဆည္းထားပါ}


ျပည္သူလူထုထံ မ်က္ႏွာမူရန္ လိုအပ္

“က်မ ျပစ္မႈ မက်ဴးလြန္ဘူး” ဟု ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္ ေျပာၾကား

ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္ကို ႐ုံးတင္တရားစြဲတဲ့ကိစၥ ကမၻာ့ေခါင္းေဆာင္ေတြ ႐ႈတ္ခ်

အမ်ဳိးသား ဒီမုိကေရစီ အဖဲြ႔ခ်ဳပ္ ေၾကညာခ်က္

ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္အား လႊတ္ေပးရန္စစ္အစိုးရကို ႏိုင္ငံတကာဖိအားေပး

ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္အေရး အေမရိကန္နဲ႔ မေလးရွား ႏုိင္ငံျခားေရး ၀န္ႀကီးေတြ စိုးရိမ္

ျမန္မာ့ႏုိင္ငံေရး ဆုတ္ယုတ္မႈ အိမ္နီးခ်င္း ထုိင္းႏုိင္ငံ စိုးရိမ္

ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္ လႊတ္ေပးေရး မေလးရွား ျမန္မာသံ႐ုံးေရွ႕ ဆႏၵျပ

စစ္အစုိးရ ျပင္းျပင္းထန္ထန္ ေ၀ဖန္ခံရ

ေဒၚစုကို တရားစြဲၿပီး အင္းစိန္ေထာင္ပို႔

ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္အား တရားစြဲမႈကို NLD ပါတီ ျပင္းထန္စြာ ကန္႔ကြက္

ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္ကို လႊတ္ေပးေရး အစိုးရခ်င္း ဖိအားေပးဖို႔ ေတာင္းဆို

စြဲဆိုသည့္အမႈအတြက္ အျပစ္မ႐ွိေၾကာင္း ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္ေျပာဆုိ

ေဒၚစု အမႈႏွင့္ သူတုိ႔အသံမ်ား

ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္ သတင္း လူထု အထူးအာ႐ုံစိုက္

အင္းစိန္ေထာင္ အျပင္ဘက္ လုံၿခဳံေရးတင္းက်ပ္

ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္ကို “သီးသန္႔ဧည့္ေဂဟာ” တြင္ ထိန္းသိမ္းထား

ထိန္းသိမ္းခံ အေမရိကန္ လူမ်ဳိးအတြက္ အက်ဳိးေဆာင္ လိုက္ပါခြင့္ရေရး သံ႐ုံးမွ ႀကိဳးစားေန

ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္၏ ေနအိမ္ကို ခိုးဝင္သူအား အေမရိကန္သံ႐ုံး ေတြ႕ခြင့္ရ

ေဒၚစုကို အင္းစိန္ေထာင္တြင္ ခ်ဳပ္ေႏွာင္ထား၊ ပုဒ္မ ၂၂ ျဖင့္ စစ္အစိုးရက တရားစြဲ

ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္၏ က်န္းမာေရး ဥေရာပသမဂၢ စိုးရိမ္

ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္ကို ႐ံုးတင္တရားစြဲဖို႔ စစ္အစိုးရက စီစဥ္ေန

ျမန္မာႏွင့္ နယ္စပ္အနီး ဘဂၤလားေဒ့ရွ္ စစ္ေရးေလ့က်င့္

ဘဂၤလားေဒ့ရွ္ ႏိုင္ငံျခားေရးဝန္ၾကီး ျမန္မာျပည္ လာေရာက္မည္

ဝါရင့္ ရွမ္းႏုိင္ငံေရးသမားၾကီးက ၂၀၁၀ အေရး လွည့္လည္ေဆြးေႏြး

ဦးရဲထြန္း စကၤာပူတြင္ ေဆးကုသမႈခံယူ

တယ္လီဖုန္း ၀န္ေဆာင္မႈေပးသူမ်ားကို ဝင္ေရာက္စစ္ေဆး

အက်ဥ္းသား(၂) ဦး ေထာင္ေဖာက္ လြတ္ေျမာက္

“ေဘးကို ေဘးကို ဒီမွာေရကူးမလို႔ …”

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