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June 6, 2009

Recent Burmese News – 090606


Women, child protesters freed in Myanmar

State media in Myanmar says authorities have released two women and four children detained after protesting outside the US Embassy. The group was arrested Thursday as they protested the detention o…

Attacks on KNLA Continue

The Burmese army and the ceasefire Democratic Karen Buddhist Army (DKBA) are shelling the main base of Brigade 7 of the Karen National Liberation Army (KNLA) with long-distance mortars, according to K…
The Irrawaddy

Suu Kyi trial postponed without reason

JUDGES presiding over the trial of Burma’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi yesterday delayed her final hearing until the end of next week, and postponed a ruling on whether to allow three barred de…
The Scotsman

Another Pagoda Accident in Burma

An electric elevator crashed into a stairway inside a well-known Buddhist temple, Bawdi Ta Htaung monastery, in the central Burmese city of Monywa on Thursday, injuring five laypersons and two promine…
The Irrawaddy

Forced labour increases in Maungdaw Township

Forced labour is increasing in Maungdaw Township due to the building of the fence on the Burma-Bangladesh border, after Cyclone Aila lashed the area, a local businessman said on condition of anonymity…

Karen villagers seek refuge in Thailand – Saw Yan Naing

More then 700 ethnic Karen villagers in Pa-an District in Karen State in eastern Burma have fled to Thailand in fear of more clashes between Karen troops and breakaway Karen armed groups and the Burme…

Myanmar, ROK seek means to promote multi-sectoral cooperation

A discussion between the delegation led by Prime Minister of the Union of Myanmar General Thein Sein and the Korean delegation led by President Mr Lee Myung-bak of the Republic of Korea was held at Re…

Martyr’s Day held on Thai-Burma border for Khaing Moe Lin

A function was organized to honour famous Arakanese revolutionary Khaing Moe Lin on Thursday on the Thai-Burma border. Khaing Moe Lin Day was held for the revolutionary for sacrificing his life for th…

Activists and Baptist youths mark “World Environment Day”

Ethnic Kachin environmentalists and Baptist youths separately marked the United Nations’ World Environment Day with public awareness programmes on the theme “Your Planet Needs You-Unite to…

Burma donates to Sri Lanka’s displaced – Francis Wade

The Burmese junta has donated US$50,000 to the Sri Lankan government in humanitarian aid for the thousands displaced by the recent conflict between the rebel Tamil Tigers and the Sri Lankan army.

State media accuses U.S. and UK embassies of nexus with NLD – Salai Pi Pi

The military government has accused officials of the US and British embassies in Rangoon of allegedly dropping into the office of the Opposition party – the National League for Democracy – 25 time…

Keep up the international pressure: activists – Arkar Moe

Burmese politicians and activists are continuing the campaign to urge the International community and world leaders to maintain pressure on the military regime.

A decision far away: China could pressure Rangoon to offer clemency for Suu Kyi – Sylvie Kauffmann

The Chinese ambassador, Ye Dabo, did not have to face the difficult question of whether or not to rise, having opted not to attend. Yet he is a key figure in this affair. Given the international commu…
BurmaNet –

Burmese dictators get a free pass – Frida Ghitis

Every time we become distracted, the generals in Burma manage to jolt us back to attention. The world’s most despotic regime is alive and well, inflicting suffering on its people after five decades …

Junta confiscates private lands

Mr. Zahleithang of Zohnuai Town Peace and Development Council said that 15 acres of land have been seized by Kalemyo authorities. The land belonged to two farmers. “The reason for seizing the l…

Burmese and Tibetans mark Tiananmen Square anniversary

Burmese and Tibetan activists in New Delhi on Thursday staged a joint demonstration to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Tiananmen Square, also known as the June 4 movement.

India should reassess its Burma ‘Sweetheart’ policy – Nehginpao Kipgen

India and Burma not only share a common border, but are home to millions of people from the same ethnic communities, separated during the creation of the two countries in 1947 and 1948.

New photos: Civilians fleeing Burmese Army attacks; groups press for global weapons ban, action on crimes against humanity

The U.S. Campaign for Burma today released newly obtained photos (see bottom of this page) of refugees fleeing across the border from Burma into Thailand, as the Burmese military regime increases atta…

Blogger Zarganar completes first year in prison, 34 years to go

Reporters Without Borders reiterates its call for the release of Zarganar, a dissident blogger and comedian who was jailed a year ago today on a charge of disturbing public order. He was given a 45-ye…

Burmese Court Postpones Aung San Suu Kyi

One of her lawyers, Nyan Win, said the court adjourned Aung San Suu Kyi’s trial until next Friday. Meanwhile, a higher court in Rangoon is considering a request by her attorneys to review a lower cour…

Worries Over Health Of Myanmar

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CBS News

Junta launches fresh offensive against KNU

Friday, 05 June 2009 21:21 Chiang Mai (Mizzima News) – Burmese Army troops are preparing to launch an offensive against the Karen National Liberation Army (KNLA) and heavy fighting is likely on Satu…
Mizzima News

World Environment Day Celebrated

Fourteen churches launched a campaign on World Environment Day on Friday to protect the environment in Kachin State.Tang Goon, a director of the Kachin Baptist Mission, which is based on the Burma-Chi…
The Irrawaddy


ျမန္မာကမၻာ သတင္းပေဒသာ/ေဆာင္းပါးမ်ား

ျမန္မာစာလုံးရယူရန္        zawgyi      bit (RFA)     myanmar1 (BBC)     အျခားျမန္မာေဖာင့္မ်ား

{အထက္ပါ မ်ဥ္းသားထားေသာလင့္မ်ားကုိတုိ႔ၿပီး မိမိတုိ႔ကြန္ပ်ဴတာတြင္ သိမ္းဆည္းထားပါ}


ရန္ကုန္ရွိ အေမရိကန္ႏွင့္ ၿဗိတိသွ် သံ႐ုံးမ်ားက ဒီခ်ဳပ္ကို ကူညီေနဟု ႏိုင္ငံပိုင္ သတင္းစာက ေရးသား

NLD အဖြဲ႕ ေခၚယူသတိေပးခံရ

ေဒၚစုအမႈအတြက္ သက္ေသ ၃ ဦးအေရး တရား႐ံုးက ရက္ခ်ိန္း ထပ္ေပး

စစ္အစိုးရက ဘားအံခ႐ိုင္တြင္ ထိုးစစ္ဆင္

ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္ တရားခြင္ ဇြန္ ၁၂ ရက္ေန႔သို႔ ခ်ိန္းဆို

အဲန္အယ္လ္ဒီ လူႀကီးလူငယ္တခ်ိဳ႕ သတိေပးခံရ

ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္ တရားစစ္ေဆးမႈ ႐ံုးခ်ိန္း ေနာက္သီတင္းပတ္ထိ ေရႊ႕ဆိုင္းထား

နယ္ျခားေစာင့္တပ္အျဖစ္ ကူးေျပာင္းေရး အပစ္ရပ္အဖြဲ႕ေတြ သေဘာကြဲ

သက္‌‌ေသလုိက္‌ခြင္‌့ ႐ွိမ႐ွိ ‌‌ေနာက္‌တပတ္‌မွာ ဆုံးျဖတ္‌မယ္‌

ဂၽြန္ယက္ေတာက ႐ံုးေတာ္ကို တင္ဖို႔ စာတေစာင္ ေ႐ွ႕ေနသို႔ ေပးအပ္

NLD လူငယ္ေခါင္းေဆာင္မ်ားအား အာဏာပိုင္မ်ား ေခၚယူသတိေပး

ၾသစေၾတးလ် လႊတ္ေတာ္အမတ္မ်ား ျမန္မာ့အေရး ေဆြးေႏြး

ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္ သိကၡာက်ေအာင္ လုပ္ႀကံ ဓာတ္ပံုမ်ား ျဖန္႔ေဝ

ဇင္ဘာေဘြတရားရံုးမွာ သတင္းေထာက္ေတြ ျပန္ၾကားေရးဌာနကိုအႏိုင္ရ

သမၼတ အိုဘားမား ဥေရာပ ခရီးဆက္

နာဇီအက်ဥ္းစခန္းေဟာင္းသို႔ အီရန္သမၼတ သြားလည္သင့္ေၾကာင္း သမၼတအိုဘားမား အၾကံျပဳ

သမၼတအုိဘားမား မိန္႔ခြန္း အာရပ္ကမၻာ ႀကိဳဆုိ

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