Saturday, December 20, 2008

Burma in the News

  • EU provides 40 million euros in aid to Myanmar Nasdaq - Thu Dec 18
    (RTTNews) - The European Commission's Humanitarian Aid department (ECHO) will spend 22 million euros ($31million) in aid for two million vulnerable people in Myanmar, especially those affected by cyclone Nargis in May.
  • MYANMAR: Myanmar journalists face intimidation, pressure from junta AsiaMedia - Thu Dec 18
    Journalists working in military-ruled Myanmar continue to face intimidation, torture and arrests in reporting on the country's corrupt and brutal regime, despite international calls for more press freedom, a conference on media safety heard Tuesday.
  • UN chief criticizes Myanmar and Zimbabwe AP - Wed Dec 17
    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon criticized the governments of Myanmar and Zimbabwe Wednesday and said a year of multiple crises has put human rights on trial.


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