We’re very happy to invite you to the UK premiere of Burma VJ. It is a gripping documentary that traces the 2007 uprising in Burma by telling the story of the undercover video journalists (VJs) that recorded the uprising and the subsequent brutal crackdown. With journalists barred from the country, [...]
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Burma’s ’secret tunnels’ leaked
BBC- Page last updated at 16:01 GMT, Thursday, 25 June 2009 17:01 UK
Several senior Burmese military officials have been detained for leaking pictures of secret tunnels under the new capital of the country.
The images were given to the Norwegian-based TV station, Democratic Voice of Burma.
It is thought the tunnels under Nay Pyi [...]
This post is copied from VOA Burmese.
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Video: Burma – Trial: Aung San Suu Kyi set to testify in court
IN THE FIELD: Opposition leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi testified at her trial Tuesday, saying that she did not violate her house arrest when a man swam to her house. Suu Kyi faces up to five years in jail [...]
South Korea has awarded its highest human rights award Gwangju Prize for Human Rights to Burmas leading student activist Min Ko Naing, who is currently serving 65 years of imprisonment, for peacefully protesting in August 2007.Chanho Kim, Director of the May 18 Memorial Foundation, the group that bestowed the award said, Min Ko Naing was [...]
U.N. Secretary General details his actions to gain the release of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
Added May 21, 2009
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The Czech Presidency of the European Union, with Jan Kohout as Foreign Minister, says it’s ready to “reinforce” European sanctions against Burma in order to press for the release of Aung San Suu Kyi.
Aung San Suu Kyi on Trial (CNN)
IN THE FIELD: Burma’s detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been charged with violating the terms of her house arrest after an American man swam across a lake to gain access to her compound, her lawyer said. Her trial has been set for May 18.
Interview: Myanmar journalist Aung Zaw – 14 May 2009 – Al Jazeera -
Myanmar opposition leader charged 14 May 2009 – Al Jazeera -