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Detained Myanmar reporter Aung Naing shot dead – BBC News


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Detained Myanmar reporter Aung Naing shot dead
BBC News
A Burmese journalist has been shot dead while trying to escape from custody, the army has said. A military statement said that Aung Naing was arrested in Mon state at the end of September while covering clashes near the border between Thailand and …
Army's statement over missing reporter seems controversialEleven Myanmar
Missing journalist allegedly killed by Burmese armyDemocratic Voice of Burma
Minister to Bring Jailed Journal Journalists' Case to PresidentBurma News International

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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 1:47 pm

Myanmar Church educates voters to ensure credible election – The Tablet (subscription)


Myanmar Church educates voters to ensure credible election
The Tablet (subscription)
Elections in 2010 returned the ruling military Government's Union Solidarity and Development Party to power but the main opposition, the National League for Democracy, headed by Nobel Peace Prizewinner Aung San Suu Kyi, boycotted them and the US …

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 1:37 pm

James Foley’s Parents Want to Change America’s Position on Negotiating With … – National Journal


James Foley's Parents Want to Change America's Position on Negotiating With
National Journal
The organization gives awards to individuals who fight for democracy and freedom; it has previously honored Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi. James Foley was given the award posthumously on Thursday. After receiving the award in James's …

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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 9:05 am

Inilah Akhir Mimpi Aung San Suu Kyi Jadi Presiden – Inilah.com


Inilah.com

Inilah Akhir Mimpi Aung San Suu Kyi Jadi Presiden
Inilah.com
Bagi LND dan Suk Kyi, keputusan komite perubahan konstitusi ini adalah mimpi buruk. Suu Kyi terus dimakan usia, dan tidak punya kesempatan lagi mewujudkan cita-citanya; memimpin Myanmar — negeri yang dibentuk sang ayah, Jenderal Aung San.

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 1:04 pm

Myanmar keeps anti-Suu Kyi law – Bangkok Post


Bangkok Post

Myanmar keeps anti-Suu Kyi law
Bangkok Post
Nay Pyi Daw – Myanmar's joint house committee on constitutional amendment recommended in a report presented to parliament that a clause be maintained in the charter effectively barring opposition party leader Aung San Suu Kyi from running for …
Committee backs amending charter section barring Suu Kyi from presidencyThe Nation
Myanmar's Military Lawmakers Refuse to Give up Veto PowerRadio Free Asia
Military MPs will not support changing 436Democratic Voice of Burma
AsiaNews.it
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Posted on 23 October 2014 | 10:45 am

Will Burma’s Reforms Sideline Suu Kyi’s Political Influence? – Democratic Voice of Burma


Democratic Voice of Burma

Will Burma's Reforms Sideline Suu Kyi's Political Influence?
Democratic Voice of Burma
Burma's military rulers have wised up since 1990. After Aung San Suu Kyi was elected in a landslide victory the military rulers quickly discovered that Democracy threatened control over their self-interests. They promptly placed Suu Kyi under house
Aung San Suu Kyi delivering a speech at first youth conference held in Yangon Eleven Myanmar

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Posted on 5 October 2014 | 3:02 am

Rule of law feeble, courts corrupt, Suu Kyi committee finds – Eleven Myanmar


Rule of law feeble, courts corrupt, Suu Kyi committee finds
Eleven Myanmar
He made the comments during debate over a report compiled by the Lower House's Rule of Law, Stability and Peace Committee, which is chaired by MP Aung San Suu Kyi. The report said the committee had received more than 7,000 complaints in its first …

Posted on 1 October 2014 | 9:55 am

Burmese Dissident: Little chance of Aung San Suu Kyi becoming President – AsiaNews.it


Burmese Dissident: Little chance of Aung San Suu Kyi becoming President
AsiaNews.it
Yangon (AsiaNews) – In the 2015 election campaign, Aung San Suu Kyi "will be at the helm" of the National League for Democracy (NLD) party and "play a key role". However, any possibility of her becoming the future President of Myanmar, looks "very …

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Posted on 30 September 2014 | 10:59 am

Will Myanmar’s Reforms Sideline Suu Kyi’s Political Influence? – Dissident Voice


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Will Myanmar's Reforms Sideline Suu Kyi's Political Influence?
Dissident Voice
Myanmar's military rulers have wised up since 1990. After Aung San Suu Kyi was elected in a landslide victory the military rulers quickly discovered that Democracy threatened control over their self-interests. They promptly placed Suu Kyi under house
'I Don't Think the NLD Will Win a Landslide Victory in 2015'The Irrawaddy News Magazine

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Posted on 29 September 2014 | 8:07 am

Aung San Suu Kyi’s opposition party considering support for a former military … – Radio Australia


Radio Australia

Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition party considering support for a former military
Radio Australia
Aung San Suu Kyi is barred by Myanmar's constitution from becoming president and is apparently unwilling to give her blessing to an alternative candidate from within her own party. One senior member of Ms Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) …
Aung San Suu Kyi to back ex-General for President?The Asian Age
With Suu Kyi blocked, her Myanmar party eyes ex-general for presidentReuters
Report Myanmar's NLD May Support Ruling Party Chief For President 'Incorrect'Radio Free Asia

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Posted on 24 September 2014 | 2:30 am

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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 12:14 pm

Myanmar charter plan kills chance of Suu Kyi becoming president

YANGON – Myanmar’s joint house committee on constitutional amendment recommended in a report presented to parliament Wednesday that a clause be maintained in the charter effectively barring opposition party leader Aung San Suu Kyi from running for the presidency.

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 11:12 pm

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Sorry, but your browser needs Javascript to use this site. YANGON – Myanmar’s joint house committee on constitutional amendment recommended in a report presented to parliament Wednesday that a clause be maintained in the charter effectively barring opposition party leader Aung San Suu Kyi from running for the presidency.

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 8:16 pm

Five things to know about who receives honorary citizenship in Canada

OTTAWA – Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai, a co-winner of this year's Nobel Peace Prize, will become the sixth person ever to receive honorary Canadian citizenship at a ceremony in Toronto this afternoon.

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 12:47 pm

Harper to commit funding to Malala Yousafzai’s education mission

The 17-year-old will also receive honorary Canadian citizenship, putting her in the company of Nelson Mandela, Aung San Suu Kyi and the 14th Dalai Lama

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 7:06 am

Myanmar Opposition Welcomes Election Announcement

The main opposition in Myanmar, also known as Burma, says it welcomes the announcement of general elections for late next year. The National League for Democracy (NLD), which is led by Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, says it is looking forward to the vote. But NLD election team member Tun Tun Hein told VOA Tuesday that his party is cautious and will be watching closely to make sure the …

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 11:33 pm

Myanmar sets provisional date for key 2015 polls

YANGON – Landmark elections in Myanmar that could propel opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party into office have been provisionally scheduled for late next year, electoral officials said Tuesday. The 2015 general election, seen as a key test of Myanmar's democratic reforms, is due to be held in the final week of October or the first week of November, Union Election Commission chairman Tin …

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 9:54 am

Burma’s failed promise

Burma’s path to democracy, born in considerable hope when the generals’ junta agreed to political reforms in 2011 and released democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi from house arrest, is in depressing danger of failure.

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 4:25 am

Does ahimsa have a future?

Sushila Nayar, Medha Patkar, Irom Sharmila, and Aung San Suu Kyi advocate non-violent ways of struggle

Posted on 30 September 2014 | 11:40 pm

Ex-BBC DJ Travis given suspended jail term for sex attack

LONDON (Reuters) – Dave Lee Travis, a leading BBC radio DJ in the 1970s and 1980s whose shows once delighted Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi, escaped jail on Friday despite being convicted of a "nasty" indecent assault on a television researcher. Travis was the latest ageing British celebrity to be convicted of sex crimes in the wake of revelations that the late Jimmy Savile, one of the BBC's top TV …

Posted on 26 September 2014 | 12:45 pm