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Myanmar’s exiled media heading home

kaviNews of Myanmar’s exiled media returning home has excited the community of dissidents and media activists around the world. 
Last Updated ( Monday, 23 April 2012 19:20 ) Read more...
 

Thailand is courting China

Kavi-Chongkittavorn-commentary-storyPrime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra’s four-day visit to China this week will reaffirm Thailand as pivotal to ...
Last Updated ( Tuesday, 17 April 2012 19:24 ) Read more...
 

End sanctions now

parliament-buildingThe tragic history of Burma over the past 50 years would be an appropriate theme for a contemporary Shakespeare.  
Last Updated ( Tuesday, 17 April 2012 12:20 ) Read more...
 

UN Security Council must address war crimes in Burma

United-Nations-General-Assembly-hallAs the United Nations Security Council will soon meet to discuss developments in Burma, Burma Campaign UK calls on ...
Last Updated ( Wednesday, 11 April 2012 14:35 ) Read more...
 

A short while ago, a visit by a British PM ‘was inconceivable’

David-Cameron-1For years, I used to say that I had hope for freedom in Burma, but such hope flew in the face of the facts.
 
Last Updated ( Wednesday, 11 April 2012 16:42 ) Read more...
 

Asean rubs wounds with China

Kavi-Chongkittavorn-sUntil recently, the Philippines maintained a fairly benign defence strategy in relation to its claims in the South China Sea.  
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Lift sanctions that infringe on human rights

(Commentary) – The very positive welcome from Asian and Western leaders to the orderly conduct of the recent by-elections in Burma has encouraged discussion on how best the West should respond to this further indication  ...
Last Updated ( Thursday, 05 April 2012 15:13 ) Read more...
 

The Burmese people have spoken

(Commentary)  The landslide win of Aung San Suu Kyi and the NLD party in the by-election echoes what happened 22 years ago during the 1990 general elections when the NLD won 80 per cent of the vote. It just shows that the fervor and yearning of Burmese people for true democracy has not waned, however the nation had been repressed under the iron rule ...
Last Updated ( Thursday, 05 April 2012 15:22 ) Read more...
 

By-elections don’t mean Burma is free

Zoya-Phan-UKPeople talk a lot about changes happening in my country. There are many welcome developments. Hundreds of ...
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The European Union and political prisoners

derek-tonkin-burmaUK Foreign Secretary William Hague made it clear on his return from Myanmar in January that ...
Last Updated ( Friday, 30 March 2012 12:27 ) Read more...
 
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The Kachin’s last stand
Since October this year, Burma has been in a state of civil war, with fighting between Burmese military and armed ethnic rebels. The ruling junta started a crackdown on these armed groups.

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