Thein Sein Visit by taisamyone
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A Subtle way of Ethnic Cleansing and Marginalizing the People by taisamyone
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Women in Burma must act as an agent of Change – they must put an end to the mentality and culture of bully, violence , injustice and unfairness.
by Sao Noan Oo
Last night I watched a program about the incidences that occurred during the dictatorial regime in Argentina, when hundreds of babies were stolen from [...]
The Washington Post Editorial
In Burma, a blow to democracy and human rights
Editorial Board, Wednesday, April 3, 2:51 PM
THE POLITICAL liberalization in Burma is far from complete, but already it is displaying a dark side. In Burma, as in many other countries where dictatorships have crumbled, a new freedom is being exploited by religious and ethnic extremists — including some [...]
Burma Should Be Ashamed by taisamyone
Of Burma’s two Governments which is more powerful?
“Burma is working tirelessly for democratic change and for a lasting peace,” President Thein Sein told the Chairman of the European Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs at the European Parliament in Brussels. Noting that the country had been mired in conflict since its independence in 1948, [...]
Let us give Bogyoke Aung San a Second Chance
How can it be possible to give a dead man (assassinated in 1947) a second chance? No! It was to his ideas and vision that the Union of Burma was born on 12. Feb.1947 just before his untimely dead when the ethnic nationalities join a [...]
The Myanmarnize word of the Shan word “Panglong” is “Pin Lone” as the current regime make a concerted drive to cleanse the ethnic nationalities of the Non Myanmar such as changing not only the name the country but also eliminating the name that has the ethnic origin. The country has celebrated its 66th [...]
The Burmese regime insistence on the use of word Myanmar over Burma in the English language reveals the highest stage of their ethnic cleansing policy implemented by the Divide and Rule policy over the Non Myanmar, the ethnic nationalities, which constitutes more than half of the population of Burma when the modern Union [...]
If Laiza falls, the Union of Burma is finished?
An Mi 35 military helicopter excessively used in bombing its own people (Photo by Irrawaddy)
There cannot be the Union of Burma but only the Union of Myanmar, with the imperial Mahar Myanmar race lording perpetuity over the ethnic nationalities was authentically proven to the world [...]
((Burma Air Force M124 Helicopter and fighter jets attacking Kachin positions))
The video link shot by the humanitarian group Free Burma Rangers, and publicized by BBC is an authentic proof, that real power is the hands of the sullen face, bulldog Than Shwe who controls the eleven member NDSC (National Defense and Security Council) [...]
by Kanbawza Win
In a country like Burma, where the ruling Generals still harbors the savage mentality and irreligious, astrology is somewhat like a sort of a religion and plays a crucial part in steering the country’s path. General Ne Win change the currency notes from the universal 10 digits to 9 decimals because the [...]
by Sao Noan Oo
The Shan State is a land of distant horizons, hills and mountain ranges, blessed with naturally- beautiful surroundings. Its temperate climate made it a very pleasant place to live and explore and, in combination with sufficient amounts of rainfall made the land fertile enough to grow all kinds of food crops. The [...]
Burma ruled by the Burmese Generals for more than half a century seems to be s the only country in the whole wide world to declare war on humanitarianism. They have effectively blocked the international aid during the Nargis (an Urdu word meaning daffodil) cyclone of the May 3rd 2008 that [...]
Mone Ywa 1
I could not hold back my tears as I witness the live transmission of President Obama speech at the Convocation hall of my beloved Rangoon University. Exactly half a century ago to be precise on 7th July 1962, the Myanmar Tatmadaw (Burmese Army) has turned the centre of learning to the killing fields [...]
The raison D’être of Obama Going to Burma
President Obama visiting Burma may seems to be too early in lending legitimacy to the quasi military government of Burma whose hands are still soak with blood but it is understandable that strategic raison d’être overtakes the human rights concern vis a vis China. But [...]
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CHECKMATE FOR BURMA?
By Roland Watson
November 13, 2012
President Obama is going to Rangoon. This is a hugely significant visit.
The question is, of what?
The U.S. has a controversial past with Burma. Following Ne Win’s coup in
1962, Washington secretly offered support, including with training and
arms, as part of its policy to contain communism [...]