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UK must not abandon burma’s political prisoners

released-prisoners-oct12-11-1ssBurma Campaign UK on Thursday called on British Foreign Secretary William Hague to ensure the European ...
Last Updated ( Thursday, 29 March 2012 21:31 ) Read more...
 

Burma poses electoral challenges to Asean

Kavi-ChongkittavornWhen Asean Secretary-General Dr. Surin Pitsuwan met with Burmese President Thein Sein in Naypyitaw ...
Last Updated ( Monday, 26 March 2012 13:32 ) Read more...
 

Burma ready for more professional media development

journalsSweden, one of three Scandinavian donors (Denmark, Norway, Sweden), is helping to fund media development in Burma and ...
Last Updated ( Monday, 19 March 2012 14:36 ) Read more...
 

Burma needs a democracy awareness campaign

vote-7-11As the word democracy spreads across Burma, it’s time to look at how ordinary Burmese understand democracy and ...
Last Updated ( Sunday, 18 March 2012 10:05 ) Read more...
 

Burma’s Turn

Joseph-E-StiglitzHere in Burma, where political change has been numbingly slow for a half-century, a new leadership is trying to ...
Last Updated ( Wednesday, 07 March 2012 17:20 ) Read more...
 

Burma’s circle of great reform leaders

supporters-welcome-suu-kyi-at-yadanapon-bridge-1-commentaryAt this moment, four people are emerging as strong leaders in the Burmese reform process.
Last Updated ( Wednesday, 07 March 2012 16:23 ) Read more...
 

In Burma, another swing of Asean’s democratic pendulum

Kavi-Chongkittavorn“The road to democracy in Burma is so narrow that you cannot turn back,” was President Thein Sein’s reply to ...
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Is true freedom near?

may-ngOn January 13, 2012, the Burmese government did an unthinkable act by releasing a large group of political opponents ...
Last Updated ( Monday, 05 March 2012 14:33 ) Read more...
 

Make Burma end forced labour before dropping sanctions: TUC

TUC-logoThe International Trade Union Confederation (TUC) is calling on the UK government to ensure that no significant ...
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U.N. should consider commission of inquiry on Burma: AI

amnesty-international-logo-sBurma’s human rights situation has improved notably in some respects but it has significantly worsened in others, ...
Last Updated ( Tuesday, 28 February 2012 13:05 ) 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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