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Monday, August 4, 2008

BURMA NEWS INTERNATIONAL:: 04 August 2008

BURMA NEWS INTERNATIONAL
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Monday, 04 August 2008

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UN and US cannot bring changes in Burma : NCGUB at UN
IMNA
Monday, 04 August 2008
The United Nations and the United States cannot bring in changes in Burma , even though Burmese people keep hoping, according to Dr.Thaung Htun, representative for UN affairs of National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma (NCGUB).
 
Junta beefs up security in Shan State
S.H.A.N.
Monday, 04 August 2008
Ostensibly in anticipation of the ensuing 2010 general elections, the Burma Army has been reinforcing key military regions with fresh units from lower Burma, according to an informed border source.
 
Family cannot yet meet Zaw Thet Htwe
Mizzima News
Monday, 04 August 2008
New Delhi — Sports columnist Zaw Thet Htwe was arrested while he was into a relief campaign for Cyclone Nargis victims but his family is yet to meet him after over a month since his arrest.
 
UN needs to take stronger stance on Burma: AI
Mizzima News
Monday, 04 August 2008
New Delhi — Burma's military rulers have detained at least 900 activists and dissidents in the past 10 months, in addition to the over 1,000 prisoners of conscience that it arrested since it brutally cracked down on a popular uprising in August 8, 1988, Amnesty International said.
 
Activists urge visitors to China to boycott jade from Burma
Kachin News Group
Monday, 04 August 2008
Jade from Burma, up for sale during the Beijing Olympic Games, to be inaugurated on August 8, will only help the Burmese military regime to buy more weapons and unleash violence against the people in Burma.
 
At least nine youths arrested after bomb explosion in telecom office
IMNA
Saturday, 02 August 2008
At least nine youths from nearby villages where a bomb exploded on July 30 in the telecommunication (auto exchange) were arrested on suspicion of involvement.
 
Police soldiers target youths for bomb blast
IMNA
Saturday, 02 August 2008
Activist youths in nearby villages are being targeted by local junta authorities for arrest following the bomb explosion after a list of names were found near the explosion site.
 
Myitkyina hospital full of Dengue patients
Kachin News Group
Saturday, 02 August 2008
Children suffering from Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever (DHF) are crowding the Myitkyina Public Hospital in Kachin State 's capital Myitkyina in Northern Burma , hospital sources said.

Analysis
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Caught between the devil and the deep sea Print E-mail
Written by IMNA/ Shyamal Sarkar   
Monday, 04 August 2008
Residents in southern Mon state are in a Catch-22 situation. They are caught between the Burmese Army and Mon rebels of the Monland Restoration Party (MRP). While the rebels collect food and tax from the villagers, the troops of the Burmese Army hit back at villagers, torture and at times kill with impunity. Residents are caught between the devil and the deep sea.

Media Alert
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Thai reporter shot dead in his own home PDF Print E-mail
Written by SEAPA/TJA   
Monday, 04 August 2008
A reporter for a local Thai-language daily and TV station was shot dead inside his own house on August 1 in Nakorn Ratchasima province.


Burmese
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စစ္ေတြတြင္ လံုျခံဳေရး အနည္းငယ္ တိုးျမွင့္
သတင္း - နိရဥၥရာ
Monday, 04 August 2008 12:31
ရခိုင္ျပည္နယ္ စစ္ေတြျမိဳ႕တြင္ လံုျခံဳေရးကို အနည္းငယ္ တိုးျမွင့္ ခ်ထားလိုက္ျပီး နာမည္ၾကီး ဘုန္းေတာ္ၾကီး ေက်ာင္းမ်ားအား ေထာက္လွမ္းေရး တပ္ဖြဲ႕၀င္မ်ားက အနီးကပ္ မသိမသာ ေစာင့္ၾကည့္ေနေၾကာင္း သတင္းရရွိသည္။

ေဆာင္းပါး

အခြင့္အေရး နည္းနည္းေလာက္ေတာ့ ေပးပါ

ကယန္းလူမ်ိဳး (ပေဒါင္လည္ပင္းရွည္) ေတြရဲ႕ အေၾကာင္းကို ေဆာင္းပါးေရးရင္ ေကာင္းမလားလို႔ စဥ္းစားေနရင္း "ထိုင္ေနလို႔ေတာ့ ဘာမွ ျဖစ္မလာဘူး" ဆိုတဲ့ စကားပံုတစ္ခုကို ျပန္အမွတ္ရေတာ့ စိတ္ကူးေလးကို အေကာင္အထည္ေဖာ္ဖို႔ ထိုင္းႏိုင္ငံ အေနာက္ေျမာက္ဘက္ မယ္ေဟာင္ေဆာင္ ခရိုင္အတြင္းမွာရွိတဲ့ ကယန္းေတြ ေနထိုင္ရာ ေက်းရြာေလးေတြဆီကုိ သြားဖို႔ ဆံုးျဖတ္လိုက္ပါတယ္။

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As Daw Aung San Suu Kyi proclaimed,
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