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Title: EBO “Burma News” 22 August 2003
Date of publication: 22 August 2003
Description/subject: 1. ICFTU denounces Chinese statement on Burma - calls for more pressure, not less; 2. WPP agrees to quit Burma.
Language: English
Source/publisher: ICFTU, "The Guardian" via EBO
Format/size: html (59K)
Date of entry/update: 24 August 2003


Title: EBO “Burma News” 20 August 2003
Date of publication: 20 August 2003
Description/subject: 1. China denounces sanctions against Myanmar; 2. Thai PM declares war on Myanmar drug traffickers; 3. Firms urged to pull out of Burma.
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP, Reuters, BBC via EBO
Format/size: html (30K)
Date of entry/update: 24 August 2003


Title: EBO “Burma News” 18 August 2003
Date of publication: 18 August 2003
Description/subject: 1. China pledges to strengthen ties with Myanmar's junta; 2. China to lend Myanmar $200 million for hydel project; 3. US exempts diplomats from Myanmar trade sanctions.
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP, AP via EBO
Format/size: html (72K)
Date of entry/update: 24 August 2003


Title: EBO “Burma News” 15 August 2003
Date of publication: 15 August 2003
Description/subject: 1. Unthinkable" that Myanmar can lead ASEAN: top US official; 2. Myanmar's top court upholds death penalty for Ne Win relatives.
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP via EBO
Format/size: html (35K)
Date of entry/update: 24 August 2003


Title: EBO “Burma News” 11 August 2003
Date of publication: 11 August 2003
Description/subject: 1. Burma now a threat to the survival of Asean: Kobsak; 2. UN envoy to do utmost to win Myanmar junta's support for Thai "road map"; 3. Myanmar launches furious attack on US push for Aung San Suu Kyi release.
Language: English
Source/publisher: "The Nation", AFP via EBO
Format/size: html (54K)
Date of entry/update: 24 August 2003


Title: EBO “Burma News” 9 August 2003
Date of publication: 09 August 2003
Description/subject: 1. Canada: Lack of democratic change in Myanmar; 2. Myanmar says needs time to study Thai roadmap; 3. Burma conflict seen as worst threat to future of grouping.
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP, Reuters, "Bangkok Post" via EBO
Format/size: html (69K)
Date of entry/update: 24 August 2003


Title: EBO “Burma News” 8 August 2003
Date of publication: 08 August 2003
Description/subject: 1. Three protesters arrested at Myanmar's Washington embassy; 2. Myanmar's Children Denied Education, Health Care, Group Says; 3. U.N. Envoy Says Progress Needed In Myanmar.
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP, Bloomberg, UN via EBO
Format/size: html (58K)
Date of entry/update: 24 August 2003


Title: EBO “Burma News” 6 August 2003
Date of publication: 06 August 2003
Description/subject: 1. US Senators turn up heat on Thailand over Myanmar links; 2. Thai PM brushes off criticism from US senators; 3. Burma Purchases 50 Tanks from Ukraine
Language: English
Format/size: html (101K)
Date of entry/update: 07 August 2003


Title: EBO “Burma News” 4 August 2003
Date of publication: 04 August 2003
Description/subject: 1. Pressure on Burma tours; 2. Criticism of Myanmar’s Junta Lacks Any Real Force of Change
Language: English
Source/publisher: "The Guardian", "South China Morning Post" via EBO
Format/size: html (45K)
Date of entry/update: 04 August 2003


Title: EBO "Burma News" 1 August 2003
Date of publication: 01 August 2003
Description/subject: 1. Judge rules Unocal can be tried in US for alleged Myanmar rights abuses; 2. Must Pay Restitution for Its Profits From Burmese Imports
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP, PRNewswire via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (65K)
Date of entry/update: 03 August 2003


Title: EBO "Burma News" 31 July 2003
Date of publication: 31 July 2003
Description/subject: 1. Philippines demands release of Aung San Suu Kyi; 2. Amnesty International urges May 30 culprits be brought to justice; 3 Aung San Suu Kyi's detention "simply not acceptable": Britain
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP via Euro-Burma News (EBO)
Format/size: html (62K)
Date of entry/update: 03 August 2003


Title: EBO "Burma News" 29 July 2003
Date of publication: 29 July 2003
Description/subject: 1. Bush signs new Myanmar sanctions, pledges to stand with Aung San Suu Kyi; 2. US condemns latest anti-Suu Kyi claims; 3. Firefighters to shed Burma jackets.
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP, ABC News, "Vancouver Sun" via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (25K)
Date of entry/update: 03 August 2003


Title: EBO "Burma News" 28 July 2003
Date of publication: 28 July 2003
Description/subject: 1. British tour operator drops Myanmar; 2. No timeframe yet for release of Aung San Suu Kyi: Myanmar FM; 3. Junta accuses Suu Kyi of plotting coup; 4. Malaysia warns Myanmar over Suu Kyi;
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP & "Straits Times" via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (95K)
Date of entry/update: 03 August 2003


Title: EBO "Burma News" 24 July 2003
Date of publication: 24 July 2003
Description/subject: 1. Asia and European ministers demand Suu Kyi's freedom; 2. MARTENS: “MILITARY SHOULD GIVE IN GRACEFULLY”
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP & EPP via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (49K)
Date of entry/update: 03 August 2003


Title: EBO "Burma News" 23 July 2003
Date of publication: 23 July 2003
Description/subject: 1. Asian, European ministers to demand release of Myanmar's democracy icon; 2. Four Myanmar journalists arrested over football article: media groups -
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (39K)
Date of entry/update: 03 August 2003


Title: EBO "Burma News" 22 July 2003
Date of publication: 22 July 2003
Description/subject: 1. Myanmar issue may be referred to UN Security Council for resolution; 2. Asia pushes for Myanmar's inclusion in ASEM despite European objections; 3. UN envoy backs Malaysian PM's warning on Myanmar
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (99K)
Date of entry/update: 03 August 2003


Title: EBO "Burma News" 21 July 2003
Date of publication: 21 July 2003
Description/subject: 1. Asia and Europe to tackle Myanmar junta; 2. Ancram Demands Sanctions Against Burma; 3. Aussie heroin haul tracked to Burma.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Reuters, "Scotsman", "Bangkok Post" via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (85K)
Date of entry/update: 03 August 2003


Title: EBO "Burma News" 20 July 2003
Date of publication: 20 July 2003
Description/subject: 1. Myanmar might have to be expelled from ASEAN: Mahathir; 2. Thailand Urges Burma, International Community to Work Toward Reconciliation; 3. Myanmar media campaign points to threatened ban on opposition.
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP & VOA via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (67K)
Date of entry/update: 03 August 2003


Title: EBO "Burma News" 19 July 2003
Date of publication: 19 July 2003
Description/subject: 1. Burmese migrants' life and death struggle; 2. Thais propose ''road map'' for democracy in Myanmar; 3. Bush slams Myanmar, Iran, Cuba, North Korea, Belarus, Zimbabwe.
Language: English
Source/publisher: BBC, Reuters & AFP via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (71K)
Date of entry/update: 02 August 2003


Title: EBO "Burma News" 18 July 2003
Date of publication: 18 July 2003
Description/subject: 1. Japanese Foreign Minister Calls for Dispatch of ASEAN mission to Burma; 2. Myanmar junta wipes out Suu Kyi's political party
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kyodo & Straits Times via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (50K)
Date of entry/update: 02 August 2003


Title: EBO "Burma News" 17 July 2003
Date of publication: 17 July 2003
Description/subject: 1. Bush eager to sign Myanmar sanctions bill;
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (24K)
Date of entry/update: 02 August 2003


Title: EBO "Burma News" 16 July 2003
Date of publication: 16 July 2003
Description/subject: 1. US closer to tougher sanctions on Burma; 2. US attacks China's Myanmar stance, failure to fulfil rights pledges; 3. BRITISH TOURISM IN BURMA: FCO MINISTER URGES BOYCOTT.
Language: English
Source/publisher: FT, AFP & FCO via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (70K)
Date of entry/update: 02 August 2003


Title: Secretary-General's statement on Myanmar New York, 16 July 2003
Date of publication: 16 July 2003
Description/subject: "My Special Envoy for Myanmar, Tan Sri Razali Ismail, and I met this afternoon with U Khin Maung Win, Deputy Foreign Minister and Special Envoy of the Union of Myanmar. During the meeting, I expressed my grave concern about the safety and well being of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and other leaders of the National League for Democracy (NLD), who have been held incommunicado since the incident of 30 May..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: UN via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (7K)
Date of entry/update: 02 August 2003


Title: UN chief calls for release of Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi
Date of publication: 16 July 2003
Description/subject: UNITED NATIONS, July 16 (AFP) "UN Secretary General Kofi Annan on Wednesday called on Myanmar's military rulers to release pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. The UN chief said he sent the message to General Than Shwe through the deputy foreign minister U Khin Maung Win, whom he met on Wednesday..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: UN via AFP via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (18K)
Date of entry/update: 02 August 2003


Title: EBO "Burma News" 13 July 2003
Date of publication: 13 July 2003
Description/subject: 1. Myanmar drugs lord under house arrest: Thai report
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (30K)
Date of entry/update: 02 August 2003


Title: EBO "Burma News" 12 July 2003
Date of publication: 12 July 2003
Description/subject: 1. Canada bans Myanmar's military leaders from its territory; 2. Senator Mitch McConnell Meets With U.N. Special Envoy Razali On Burma. 3. Democracy and reconciliation "beyond reach": Myanmar official press -----------------------------------------------------------------------
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP & Senator Mitch McConnel via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (50K)
Date of entry/update: 02 August 2003


Title: EBO "Burma News" 10 July 2003
Date of publication: 10 July 2003
Description/subject: 1. Japan PM Koizumi, Malaysian Deputy PM Abdullah agree to pressure Myanmar
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (24K)
Date of entry/update: 02 August 2003


Title: EBO "Burma News" 7 July 2003
Date of publication: 07 July 2003
Description/subject: 1. Little hope for Suu Kyi's release
Language: English
Source/publisher: "The Australilan" via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (31K)
Date of entry/update: 02 August 2003


Title: EBO "Burma News" 5 July 2003
Date of publication: 05 July 2003
Description/subject: 1. Myanmar junta launches new attack on detained Suu Kyi; 2. Myanmar dissidents give graphic account of bloody attack on Suu Kyi supporters.
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP & AP via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (34K)
Date of entry/update: 02 August 2003


Title: EBO "Burma News" 4 July 2003
Date of publication: 04 July 2003
Description/subject: 1. Japan Dissatisfied with Myanmar Suu Kyi Response; 2. Two witnesses to Myanmar violence seek UN protection in Bangkok.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Reuters & AFP via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (52K)
Date of entry/update: 02 August 2003


Title: EBO "Burma News" 3 July 2003
Date of publication: 03 July 2003
Description/subject: 1. Burmese exiles face Thai clampdown; 2. Indonesia to decide if ASEAN will send mission to Myanmar: Ong; 3. Britain asks tobacco giant to pull out of Myanmar.
Language: English
Source/publisher: FT, AFP & AP via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (59K)
Date of entry/update: 02 August 2003


Title: EBO "Burma News" 2 July 2003
Date of publication: 02 July 2003
Description/subject: 1. Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi transferred from Insein prison: source 2. Top Myanmar junta aide to visit Japan for talks 3. ASEAN urged to review Myanmar membership over Suu Kyi detention
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP & Reuters via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (53K)
Date of entry/update: 02 August 2003


Title: EBO "Burma News" 30 June 2003
Date of publication: 30 June 2003
Description/subject: 1. ASEAN insists on release of Suu Kyi 2. Japan slams Myamar's junta over detention of Aung San Suu Kyi 3. Singapore reiterates concern over Aung San Suu Kyi's detention
Language: English
Source/publisher: "Jakarta Post", AFP via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (49K)
Date of entry/update: 03 August 2003


Title: EU Visa ban-assets freeze: List of SPDC members, families & associates.
Date of publication: 30 June 2003
Language: English
Source/publisher: EU via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: pdf (110K), html (11K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/EBO2003-06-30.htm
Date of entry/update: 02 August 2003


Title: EBO "Burma News" 29 June 2003
Date of publication: 29 June 2003
Description/subject: 1. U.N. dithers as Nobel laureate struggles to live 2. Myanmar can't ignore neighbours' call to free Aung San Suu Kyi: UN envoy
Language: English
Source/publisher: "Dallas Morning News" & AFP via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (16K)
Date of entry/update: 02 August 2003


Title: EBO "Burma News" 27 June 2003
Date of publication: 27 June 2003
Description/subject: Burma: Support of the Acceding Countries, the Associated Countries and the EFTA Countries [27/06/03]
Language: English
Source/publisher: EU via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (16K)
Date of entry/update: 02 August 2003


Title: EBO Burma News 25 June 2003
Date of publication: 25 June 2003
Description/subject: News Summary: 1. Japan to freeze new aid to Myanmar over Suu Kyi; 2. After Iraq, who will help Myanmar?
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP & Miami Herald via EBO
Format/size: html (68K)
Date of entry/update: 26 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 24 June 2003
Date of publication: 24 June 2003
Description/subject: 1. Myanmar Situation Places Asean In Dilemma - Mahathir; 2. Horta and Albright Campaign for Peace in Burma; 3. Senior democracy leader detained in Myanmar is in good health, ICRC says.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Various media via EBO
Format/size: html (47K)
Date of entry/update: 26 June 2003


Title: Kofi Annan Gravely Concerned at Report Concerning Detention of ASSK
Date of publication: 23 June 2003
Description/subject: "...The Secretary-General is gravely concerned about a report he received recently that Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of the National League for Democracy (NLD), is being held in Insein Jail outside Yangon. He considers the conditions under which she is being held -- incommunicado and without charge -- to be truly deplorable..."
Source/publisher: UN via EBO
Format/size: html (11K)
Date of entry/update: 26 June 2003


Title: The EU's relations with Myanmar/Burma - Overview
Date of publication: 23 June 2003
Description/subject: Latest update: June 2003
Language: English
Source/publisher: EU via EBO
Format/size: html (25K)
Date of entry/update: 26 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 21 June 2003
Date of publication: 21 June 2003
Description/subject: 1. EU urges immediate release of Myanmar opposition leader; 2. Britain summons Myanmar ambassador over Suu Kyi's detention
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP via EBO
Format/size: html (33K)
Date of entry/update: 26 June 2003


Title: Nobel Peace Laureate Dr. Ramos-Horta statement on Burma
Date of publication: 21 June 2003
Description/subject: The following is a statement he has issued in Phnom Penh while attending the 36th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting: "Only a few weeks ago hopes were high that finally peace and democracy were slowly but steadily returning to the suffering people of Burma/Myanmar. I was even begin to believe that it was time for the US and the EU to gradually lift some of the sanctions and restrictions imposed on that country..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: via EBO
Format/size: html (14K)
Date of entry/update: 26 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 20 June 2003
Date of publication: 20 June 2003
Description/subject: 1. Suu Kyi held in notorious jail; 2. ASEAN to step up pressure on Myanmar; mission being prepared to Yangon; 3. Japan's vice FM to visit Myanmar to seek release of Aung San Suu Kyi.
Language: English
Source/publisher: CNN & AFP via EBO
Format/size: html (76K)
Date of entry/update: 26 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 19 June 2003
Date of publication: 19 June 2003
Description/subject: 1. Report calls for UN Security Council action on Myanmar; 2. US lawmakers call for downgrading of diplomatic ties to Myanmar; 3. Concerns for Aung San Suu Kyi continue: O'BRIEN (FCO Press Release).
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP & FCO via EBO
Format/size: html (62K)
Date of entry/update: 26 June 2003


Title: Torchlight procession through city of Rome to support Aung San Suu Kyi, June 20th 2003
Date of publication: 19 June 2003
Language: English
Source/publisher: EBO
Format/size: html (16K)
Date of entry/update: 26 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 18 June 2003
Date of publication: 18 June 2003
Description/subject: 1. ICRC barred from seeing Suu Kyi, but will visit other Myanmar detainees; 2. Canada may toughen policy against Myanmar if Suu Kyi not released; 3. Asia's top security grouping calls for release of Myanmar's Suu Kyi.
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP & AP via EBO
Format/size: html (50K)
Date of entry/update: 26 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 17 June 2003
Date of publication: 17 June 2003
Description/subject: 1. ASEAN agrees to send high-level mission to Myanmar: Filipino FM; 2. Japan threatens to cut off aid to Myanmar if Suu Kyi not released; 3. No one in ASEAN believes Yangon over Aung San Suu Kyi: East Timor.
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP via EBO
Format/size: html (62K)
Date of entry/update: 26 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 16 June 2003
Date of publication: 16 June 2003
Description/subject: 1. EU boosts sanctions against Myanmar; 2. Japan to warn of 'review' on economic aid unless Suu Kyi is released: report; 3. Southeast Asian foreign ministers pressure Myanmar on Suu Kyi's release.
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP via EBO
Format/size: html (61K)
Date of entry/update: 26 June 2003


Title: European Council, Conclusions on Burma/Myanmar, 16 June 2003
Date of publication: 16 June 2003
Description/subject: " 1. The Council discussed the recent developments in Burma/Myanmar and expressed its continued grave concern over the events of 30 May 2003 and the deteriorating overall situation. The Council urged the Burmese authorities to immediately release Daw Aung San Suu Kyi as well as other members of the National League for Democracy (NLD), and to re-open NLD offices and universities throughout the country..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: EU via EBO
Format/size: html (21K)
Date of entry/update: 26 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 13 June 2003
Date of publication: 15 June 2003
Description/subject: 1. Powell to press reluctant ASEAN to confront Myanmar, backs new sanctions; 2. CLC and ICEM Call on Ivanhoe Mines to Withdraw from Burma.
Source/publisher: AFP & CNW
Format/size: html (77K)
Date of entry/update: 26 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 15 June 2003
Date of publication: 15 June 2003
Description/subject: 1. Myanmar: Suu Kyi in Custody to Protect Against Assassination; 2. ASEAN warns Western powers to handle Myanmar issue delicately; 3. EU set to harden sanctions against Myanmar over Aung San Suu Kyi.
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP & AP via EBO
Format/size: html (84K)
Date of entry/update: 26 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 12 June 2003
Date of publication: 12 June 2003
Description/subject: 1. U.S. Senate approves ban on imports from Myanmar; 2. Cambodia, Indonesia escape US trafficking sanctions, Myanmar berated; 2. ASEAN rapped over failure to rein in troublesome member Myanmar.
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP & Reuters
Format/size: html (88K)
Date of entry/update: 26 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 11 June 2003
Date of publication: 11 June 2003
Description/subject: 1. Bush, Thai leader demand "immediate release" of Aung San Suu Kyi; 2. Dr Mahathir: M'sia Wants Suu Kyi Released; 3. ASEAN should give Burma the cold shoulder.
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP, Bernama & IHT via EBO
Format/size: html (79K)
Date of entry/update: 26 June 2003


Title: Demonstration in front of Burmese Embassy in Rome, 11th June 2003
Date of publication: 10 June 2003
Description/subject: Wednesday 11th June, 16.30pm: "Democratici di Sinistra have organized a sit-in in front of the Burmese Embassy, Via Rossini 18, in Rome..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Democratici di Sinistra via EBO
Format/size: html (10K)
Date of entry/update: 26 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 10 June 2003
Date of publication: 10 June 2003
Description/subject: 1. UN envoy calls for release of Aung San Suu Kyi, new dialogue; 2. Myanmar Gives Assurances on Freeing Suu Kyi -Envoy.
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP & Reuters via EBO
Format/size: html (32K)
Date of entry/update: 26 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 9 June 2003
Date of publication: 09 June 2003
Description/subject: 1. UN Envoy to Leave Myanmar Without Seeing Suu Kyi; 2. ILO chief calls for release of Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi; 3. Rangoon unfazed by threat of sanctions.
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP, Reuters & WP via EBO
Format/size: html (64K)
Date of entry/update: 26 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 8 June 2003
Date of publication: 08 June 2003
Description/subject: 1. UN mission to Myanmar in jeopardy as Suu Kyi meeting hopes fade; 2. US: Visa Ban Expanded For Burma's Leaders.
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP & WP via EBO
Format/size: html (43K)
Date of entry/update: 26 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 7 June 2003
Date of publication: 07 June 2003
Description/subject: 1. US expands visa ban on Myanmar leaders, more sanctions possible; 2. Suu Kyi party blamed for clash; 3. U.N. envoy fails to meet or secure release of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP & AP via EBO
Format/size: html (56K)
Date of entry/update: 26 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 6 June 2003
Date of publication: 06 June 2003
Description/subject: 1. SITUATION IN BURMA 'CATASTROPHIC' - BONIVER; 2. 100 missing in Myanmar after crackdown on Suu Kyi and her party: Amnesty; 3. EU urges Suu Kyi's release, warns over sanctions.
Language: English
Source/publisher: ANSA & AFP via EBO
Format/size: html (59K)
Date of entry/update: 26 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 5 June 2003
Date of publication: 05 June 2003
Description/subject: 1. UN envoy Myanmar visit to proceed despite doubts over Suu Kyi meeting; 2. Support grows in US Congress for sanctions against Myanmar.
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP via EBO
Format/size: html (64K)
Date of entry/update: 26 June 2003


Title: European Parliament Emergency Resolution on Burma
Date of publication: 05 June 2003
Language: English
Source/publisher: European Parliament via EBO
Format/size: pdf (125K), html (9K)
Date of entry/update: 26 June 2003


Title: Press releases from FCO (UK) and Socialist International
Date of publication: 05 June 2003
Description/subject: BURMA: STRAW'S GRAVE CONCERN: "British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw today called for the immediate release of Aung San Suu Kyi (ASSK) and other senior members of her party who are being detained by the Burmese regime. He urged the Burmese authorities to allow UN Special Envoy Razali access to ASSK when he visits Burma from tomorrow..."....Socialist International Press Release: Socialist International condemns actions of the military régime in Burma against Aung San Suu Kyi and the democratic opposition - "The Socialist International strongly condemns the latest actions by the military régime in Burma against Aung San Suu Kyi, the National League for Democracy and other members of the democratic opposition, and rejects all attempts by the régime to undermine efforts toward a democratic opening in Burma..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: FCO & SI via Euro Burma Office
Format/size: html (28K)
Date of entry/update: 26 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 4 June 2003
Date of publication: 04 June 2003
Description/subject: 1. Opposition leader slams Aung San Suu Kyi arrest, government silence; 2. Suu Kyi 'was hurt during clash'.
Source/publisher: AFP & BBC via EBO
Format/size: html (39K)
Date of entry/update: 26 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 3 June 2003
Date of publication: 03 June 2003
Description/subject: 1. ASEAN in dark over arrest of Myanmar's Suu Kyi: official; 2. Myanmar junta ignores mounting calls for Aung San Suu Kyi's release.
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP via EBO
Format/size: html (56K)
Date of entry/update: 26 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 2 June 2003
Date of publication: 02 June 2003
Description/subject: 1. France reiterates call for release of Myanmar opposition leader; 2. Germany condemns Myanmar's arrest of pro-democracy leader; 3. Downer calls for release of Aung San Suu Kyi – Media Release; 4. O'BRIEN Calls for Immediate Release of Burmese opposition leader.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Australia, UK & AFP via EBO
Format/size: html (72K)
Date of entry/update: 26 June 2003


Title: Greek EU Presidency and Javier Solana, EU High Representative Statement on Suu Kyi`s arrest
Date of publication: 02 June 2003
Language: English
Source/publisher: EU via EBO
Format/size: html (19K)
Date of entry/update: 26 June 2003


Title: Italian Undersecretary of State, Margherita Boniver, media release on Suu Kyi’s arrest
Date of publication: 02 June 2003
Description/subject: "Myanmar: A dangerous setback, a premeditated action that has jeopardized hopes for a future dialogue, says Boniver." (Translation from the original Italian version) Media Release Rome, 2 June -- "The measures taken against opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi by the Burmese military junta are "a dangerous setback" and "according to Western observers, it was an action that was planned well beforehand," said Margherita Boniver, Undersecretary of State for Foreign Affairs in Italy..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Italy, via EBO
Format/size: html (12K)
Date of entry/update: 26 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 1 June 2003
Date of publication: 01 June 2003
Description/subject: 1. Myanmar junta mounts major crackdown on NLD after Aung San Suu Kyi arrest; 2. Annan urges dialogue in Myanmar as envoy prepares to visit Yangon; 3. UN envoy to visit Myanmar despite Aung San Suu Kyi arrest.
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP & UN News via EBO
Format/size: html (64K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 28 May 2003
Date of publication: 28 May 2003
Description/subject: 1. Myanmar's election result must be honoured, Suu Kyi says on poll anniversary; 2. Group Accuses Suu Kyi Backers of Attacks; 3. Torture, killings continue in Myanmar despite Suu Kyi release: Amnesty.
Language: English
Source/publisher: AP & AFP via EBO
Format/size: html (56K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 28 May 2003 (AI Annual Report: Myanmar)
Date of publication: 28 May 2003
Description/subject: Amnesty International Report 2003: Myanmar section.
Language: English
Source/publisher: AI via EBO
Format/size: html (103K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 26 May 2003
Date of publication: 26 May 2003
Description/subject: 1. Myanmar jails three democracy activists; 2. Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi supporters "run for their lives", party says; 3. Statement made by Congressman Michael E. Capuano on attacks to Aung San Suu Kyi.
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP and Congress via EBO
Format/size: html (66K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 22 May 2003
Date of publication: 22 May 2003
Description/subject: 1. U.N.-Turn;. 2. Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and party face worst protest in Myitkyina
Language: English
Source/publisher: Time (asia) and DVB via EBO
Format/size: html (52K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 21 May 2003
Date of publication: 21 May 2003
Description/subject: 1. Myanmar government, Aung San Suu Kyi may hold talks within weeks: Thai FM; 2. Stockholders Press Unocal on Myanmar.
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP and LA Times via EBO
Format/size: html (70K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 20 May 2003
Date of publication: 20 May 2003
Description/subject: 1. Myanmar's Suu Kyi encounters "most serious" protest; 2. White House: Continuation of the national emergency with respect to Burma.
Language: English
Source/publisher: White House and AFP via EBO
Format/size: html (27K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 14 May 2003
Date of publication: 14 May 2003
Description/subject: 1. Annan urges both sides in Myanmar to revive stalled reconciliation talks; 2. Myanmar agrees to ILO mediator for forced labour compensation.
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP via EBO
Format/size: html (27K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 14 May 2003 (Link to ABFSU report)
Date of publication: 14 May 2003
Description/subject: ABFSU 2002 EDUCATION REPORT http://www.geocities.com/abfsu2003/Educationreport2002.pdf pdf (250K)
Language: English
Source/publisher: ABFSU via EBO
Format/size: html (9K), pdf (250K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.geocities.com/abfsu2003/Educationreport2002.pdf
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 13 May 2003
Date of publication: 13 May 2003
Description/subject: 1. Chirac concerned about human rights in Myanmar; 2. Burmese Women Are Reporting Systematic Rapes by Military.
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP and NYT via EBO
Format/size: html (52K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 9 May 2003
Date of publication: 09 May 2003
Description/subject: 1. UN body fears for Myanmar's plans for ancient Pagan; 2. EU: The Acceding Countries support the common position on Burma.
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP and EU via EBO
Format/size: html (54K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 8 May 2003
Date of publication: 08 May 2003
Description/subject: 1. Crowds flock to see Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi despite warnings; 2. Burma group claims BAT exaggerated wages.
Language: English
Source/publisher: FT and AFP via EBO
Format/size: html (37K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 7 May 2003
Date of publication: 07 May 2003
Description/subject: 1. Temporary relief from a life in hell; 2. Myanmar child soldiers face uncertain future after forced conscription; 3. US condemns Myanmar junta, praises Aung San Suu Kyi.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Press and wires via EBO
Format/size: html (100K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 7 May 2003 (Link to ICG report)
Date of publication: 07 May 2003
Description/subject: Myanmar Backgrounder: Ethnic Minority Politics International Crisis Group Date of publication: 07 May 2003 pdf (645K) 29 pages http://www.crisisweb.org/projects/asia/burma_myanmar/reports/A400967_07052003.pdf
Language: English
Source/publisher: ICG via EBO
Format/size: html (7K), pdf (645K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.crisisweb.org/projects/asia/burma_myanmar/reports/A400967_07052003.pdf
Date of entry/update: 07 May 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 6 May 2003
Date of publication: 06 May 2003
Description/subject: 1. Suu Kyi still politically shackled one year on; 2. Road to reform runs into dead-end.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Press via EBO
Format/size: html (101K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 5 May 2003
Date of publication: 05 May 2003
Description/subject: 1. Myanmar Junta Frees 21, Says It Wants Democracy; 2. Burma marks year of little change.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Various via EBO
Format/size: html (46K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 2 May 2003
Date of publication: 02 May 2003
Description/subject: 1. Powell hits out at "despotic" Myanmar; 2. Students stop eating to protest sweatshops; 3. KUONI TRAVEL PULLS OUT OF BURMA.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Various via EBO
Format/size: html (66K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 30 April 2003
Date of publication: 30 April 2003
Description/subject: 1. Reform call heard from USA to Myanmar; 2. Japan envoy to ask Burma for economic reforms, democracy; 3. TotalFinaElf group to develop Sein, Badamyar fields off Myanmar.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Media via EBO
Format/size: html (61K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 28 April 2003
Date of publication: 28 April 2003
Description/subject: Supping With The Devil: "Deep in the jungle of southern Burma (Myanmar) live 40,000 villagers who tend to maize and rice farms, raise livestock and fish in the rivers. Traversing their land is a natural gas pipeline, 1 meter in diameter and 2 meters underground. It begins 350 kilometers offshore before entering western Burma and extending eastward 63 kilometers toward Thailand. The $1 billion pipe is owned by Unocal, TotalFinaElf, a Thai company and a state-owned energy company in Burma..."
Author/creator: Michael Freedman
Language: English
Source/publisher: Forbes Magazine via EBO
Format/size: html (61K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News 23 April 2003
Date of publication: 23 April 2003
Description/subject: EU Common Positions on Burma - 15 April 2003. EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Burma/Myanmar - Council conclusions
Language: English
Source/publisher: EU via Euro-Burma Office
Format/size: html (41K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 23 April 2003
Date of publication: 23 April 2003
Description/subject: News Summary: 1. Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi complains for first time of stalled talks; 2. UN Myanmar envoy frustrated by Yangon, seeks visit; 3. Apparel Group Pushes for Ban on Imports From Burma.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Wires and press via Euro-Burma Office
Format/size: html (73K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 4 April 2003
Date of publication: 06 April 2003
Description/subject: News Summary: 1. New rape allegations tar Myanmar army; 2. Banking crisis pushes Myanmar's economy closer to the edge; 3. Myanmar protestor remains in British embassy: source;
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP via Euro-Burma Office
Format/size: html (103K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 2 April 2003
Date of publication: 02 April 2003
Description/subject: News Summary: 1. Myanmar: Limited human rights improvements -- serious concerns persist AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE - AI Index: ASA 16/013/2003 (Public) News Service No: 075 - 1 April 2003. "Almost two months after its first-ever visit to Myanmar, Amnesty International welcomed some limited improvements in the human rights situation, but at the same time expressed disappointment that other urgent steps have not yet been taken by the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC), the military government. The SPDC has told the organization that political prisoners now have access to reading materials and social contact, which are positive developments. However over 1200 political prisoners are still held in prisons throughout the country, and the pace of releases has decreased considerably in the last four months..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: AI via Euro-Burma Office
Format/size: html (23K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 1 April 2003
Date of publication: 01 April 2003
Description/subject: US DEPARTMENT OF STATE: Burma -- Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - 2002 Released by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor March 31, 2003... "Burma is ruled by a highly authoritarian military regime. In 1962 General Ne Win overthrew the elected civilian government and replaced it with a repressive military government dominated by the majority ethnic group. In 1988 the armed forces brutally suppressed prodemocracy demonstrations, and a junta composed of military officers, called the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC), led by Senior General Than Shwe, took control. Since then the SPDC has ruled by decree. The judiciary was not independent, and there was no effective rule of law..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: US State Dept. via Euro-Burma Office
Format/size: html (136K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: EBO Burma News, 1 April 2003
Date of publication: 01 April 2003
Description/subject: News Summary: 1. Myanmar junta urges borrowers to repay banks quickly; 2. May Dept. Stores "Makes the Right Choice", Joins Burma Boycott; 3. International Campaign against Austrian Airlines/ Lauda Air.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Various via Euro-Burma Office
Format/size: html (82K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: EBO "Burma News", 27 March 2003
Date of publication: 27 March 2003
Description/subject: 1. Protesters demand that BAT quit Burma; 2. Burma's military halts Premier exit.
Language: English
Source/publisher: "The Guardian" (UK) via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (35K)
Date of entry/update: 02 August 2003


Title: EBO "Burma News", 26 March 2003
Date of publication: 26 March 2003
Description/subject: 1. Suspension of Human Rights Visit to Burma: FCO Minister Raises Concern; 2. UN rights envoy "very frustrated" over lack of prisoner releases; 3. US Consumers Successfully “De-Pants” Burma’s Junta.
Language: English
Source/publisher: FCO, AFP & FBC via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (67k)
Date of entry/update: 02 August 2003


Title: EBO "Burma News", 25 March 2003
Date of publication: 25 March 2003
Description/subject: 1. UN envoy's hasty departure confirms Myanmar's pariah status
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (47K)
Date of entry/update: 02 August 2003


Title: EBO "Burma News", 24 March 2003
Date of publication: 24 March 2003
Description/subject: 1. UN rights envoy cuts short Myanmar visit after bugging incident
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (20K)
Date of entry/update: 02 August 2003


Title: EBO "Burma News", 18 March 2003
Date of publication: 18 March 2003
Description/subject: 1. UN rights envoy to arrive in Myanmar Wednesday
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (24K)
Date of entry/update: 02 August 2003


Title: From EBO
Date of publication: 18 March 2003
Description/subject: "I am very pleased to announce that after a meeting held by CNMS, last 19th February and due to the joint pressure of many European, American and Australian Burma support groups; Marco Boglione, President of Kappa Sport has declared that his company will finally stop to produce and buy clothes “made in Burma”..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (6K)
Date of entry/update: 02 August 2003


Title: EBO "Burma News", 14 March 2003
Date of publication: 14 March 2003
Description/subject: 1. Euro MPs demand revival of peace talks in Myanmar; 2. Deputy PM says Wa drug lord put bounty on Thaksin's head
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (42K)
Date of entry/update: 02 August 2003


Title: EBO "Burma News", 11 March 2003
Date of publication: 11 March 2003
Description/subject: 1. Myanmar plan to eliminate force labour not adequate: ILO
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (35K)
Date of entry/update: 02 August 2003


Title: EBO "Burma News", 10 March 2003
Date of publication: 10 March 2003
Description/subject: 1. UK FEARS GROW OVER THE STALLED POLITICAL PROCESS IN BURMA; 2. Myanmar rejects comprehensive talks with rebels.
Language: English
Source/publisher: FCO & AFP via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (51K)
Date of entry/update: 02 August 2003


Title: EBO "Burma News", 5 March 2003
Date of publication: 05 March 2003
Description/subject: 1. Tobacco Giant under Pressure for Joint Venture; 2. UN urged to pressure Myanmar to release ailing Mon leaders
Language: English
Source/publisher: IPS & AFP via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (23K)
Date of entry/update: 02 August 2003


Title: EBO “Burma News” 25 February 2003
Date of publication: 25 February 2003
Description/subject: 1. Emergency Meeting of Military Alliance held; 2. A Terrorist Hit-Team of the Burmese SPDC Carried Out A Mass Killings
Language: English
Source/publisher: "Burma News" & AFP via EBO
Format/size: html (21K)
Date of entry/update: 04 August 2003


Title: EBO “Burma News” 24 February 2003
Date of publication: 24 February 2003
Description/subject: 1. Myanmar talks with US? It will be fruitless
Language: English
Source/publisher: "Straits Times" via EBO
Format/size: html (42KI)
Date of entry/update: 04 August 2003


Title: EBO “Burma News” 21 February 2003
Date of publication: 21 February 2003
Description/subject: 1. EU urges Myanmar to release political prisoners; 2. US says no dialogue invite from Myanmar
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP via EBO
Format/size: html (47K)
Date of entry/update: 04 August 2003


Title: EBO “Burma News” 19 February 2003
Date of publication: 19 February 2003
Description/subject: 1. Pressure must be maintained for change in Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP via EBO
Format/size: html (33K)
Date of entry/update: 04 August 2003


Title: EU Declaration on Burma - 18 February 2003
Date of publication: 18 February 2003
Description/subject: Brussels, 18 February 2003 6474/03 (Presse 47) P 20/03 Declaration by the Presidency on behalf of the European Union concerning restrictions on Aung San Suu Kyi's freedom to travel and the continuing politically inspired detentions and arrests in Burma
Language: English
Source/publisher: EU via EBO
Format/size: html (18K)
Date of entry/update: 04 August 2003


Title: EBO “Burma News” 17 February 2003
Date of publication: 17 February 2003
Description/subject: 1. US considering new sanctions on Myanmar; 2. Statement Attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Myanmar
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP & UN via EBO
Format/size: html (43K)
Date of entry/update: 04 August 2003


Title: EBO “Burma News” 14 February 2003
Date of publication: 14 February 2003
Description/subject: 1. Lawmaker Says Burma Must Stop Brutality Against Minorities 2. Support for Aung San Suu Kyi : U.S. State Department Press Statement ------------------------------------------------------------------------
Language: English
Subscribe: AFP & US State Dept. via EBO
Format/size: html (24K)
Date of entry/update: 04 August 2003


Title: Kappa Sport Conference in Torino (19.02.03)
Date of publication: 14 February 2003
Description/subject: "Dear friends, coming Wednesday 19th of February, Retelilliput and Campagna Biancaneve, the Italian NGO which is campaigning with me on Kappa Sport, will held a conference in Torino on investments in South East Asia..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (11K)
Date of entry/update: 04 August 2003


Title: Child soldiers and gang-rape survivors in Burma give testimonies in new CSW report
Date of publication: 11 February 2003
Description/subject: "A 14-year-old boy has told CSW of his experiences as one of an estimated 70,000 child soldiers forced to fight for the Burmese regime. Kyow*, who fled his frontline army unit, told a CSW fact-finding team to the Thai-Burmese border in late November 2002, that he was just 11 when he was abducted by uniformed soldiers while waiting at a bus stop. He was not allowed to contact his parents and has been unable to locate them for the past three years..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Christian Solidarity Worldwide via EBO
Format/size: html (14K)
Date of entry/update: 04 August 2003


Title: EBO “Burma News” 11 February 2003
Date of publication: 11 February 2003
Description/subject: 1. Myanmar arrests 12 democracy activists for "anti-government" activity; 2. Burma comes under attack from rights group
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP & FT via EBO
Format/size: html (55K)
Date of entry/update: 04 August 2003


Title: EBO “Burma News” 28 January 2003
Date of publication: 28 January 2003
Description/subject: 1. EU, ASEAN switch tack from Myanmar to terror; 2. EU Pressures Myanmar Over Human Rights, Democracy
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP & Reuters via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (58K)
Date of entry/update: 04 August 2003


Title: EBO “Burma News” 25 January 2003
Date of publication: 25 January 2003
Description/subject: 1. Britain May Cut Burma Aid 2. NGOs urge humane handling of exiles
Language: English
Source/publisher: PA & "Bangkok Post" via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (50K)
Date of entry/update: 04 August 2003


Title: EBO “Burma News” 24 January 2003
Date of publication: 24 January 2003
Description/subject: 1. Myanmar still on EU blacklist: official; 2. UK POLICY ON BURMA MAY HAVE TO TOUGHEN; 3. Burma invites Amnesty to visit
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP, FCO & BBC via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (37K)
Date of entry/update: 04 August 2003


Title: EBO “Burma News” 23 January 2003
Date of publication: 23 January 2003
Description/subject: 1. Burmese Army defectors testify to continuing impunity for rape; 2. Soldier charged for rape of Kareni Refugee Girls
Language: English
Source/publisher: SWAN and "Asian Tribune" via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (49K)
Date of entry/update: 04 August 2003


Title: EBO “Burma News” 22 January 2003
Date of publication: 22 January 2003
Description/subject: 1. Dissidents to be forced out ahead of Burma talks; 2. EU-ASEAN Meeting Urged to Tackle Burma Problems - Press Release
Language: English
Source/publisher: "The Nation" & NCGUB via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (53K)
Date of entry/update: 04 August 2003


Title: EBO “Burma News” 21 January 2003
Date of publication: 21 January 2003
Description/subject: 1. Burmese generals are not in favour of an immediate dialogue; 2. Burmese activists taken into custody for deportation
Language: English
Source/publisher: "Asia Tribune" and" Asian Tribune" via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (41K)
Date of entry/update: 04 August 2003


Title: EBO “Burma News” 20 January 2003
Date of publication: 20 January 2003
Description/subject: 1. Rebel leader offers conditional surrender to Myanmar; 2. Rep. Pitts to press for human rights in Southeast Asia (News from Congressman Joe Pitts)
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (44K)
Date of entry/update: 03 August 2003


Title: EBO “Burma News” 17 January 2003
Date of publication: 17 January 2003
Description/subject: 1. Two Buddhist nuns detained in rare protest in Myanmar capital; 2. Thailand's humanitarian reputation at risk
Language: English
Source/publisher: AP & "Asia Times" via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (52K)
Date of entry/update: 03 August 2003


Title: Actions Birmanie announcement for demonstration 28 January 2003 plus FCO Statement
Date of publication: 15 January 2003
Description/subject: Dear all, I am sending you the press release, both in English and French, issued by the Actions Birmanie regarding the EU-ASEAN ministerial meeting on January 27th to 28th in Brussels. Please note that a demonstration will take place on Tuesday January 28th at 10:00 AM, outside the Justus Lipsius Building, 175 rue de la Loi. Brussels I am also sending you the press release issued by The Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO), UK. Hope to see you all at the demonstration. Best regards Beaudee Zawmin
Language: English
Source/publisher: Action Birmanie and FCO via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (51K)
Date of entry/update: 04 August 2003


Title: Human Rights Watch World Report 2003 - Events of 2002: Burma section
Date of publication: 15 January 2003
Description/subject: With the release of opposition leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi in May after nineteen months of de facto house arrest, hope arose that the military junta might take steps to improve its human rights record. However, by late 2002, talks between Suu Kyi and the government had ground to a halt and systemic restrictions on basic civil and political liberties continued unabated. Ethnic minority regions continued to report particularly grave abuses, including forced labor and the rape of Shan minority women by military forces. Government military forces continued to forcibly recruit and use child soldiers.....Human Rights Developments...Defending Human Rights... The Role of the International Community
Language: English
Source/publisher: Human Rights Watch
Format/size: html (89K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/EBO2003-HRW.htm
Date of entry/update: 04 August 2003


Title: EBO “Burma News” 14 January 2003
Date of publication: 14 January 2003
Description/subject: 1. Human rights abuses persist in Myanmar: Human Rights Watch; 2. Burmese Military Threaten Villagers before the ICRC visit to Shan State.
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP & "Asian Tribune" via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (58K)
Date of entry/update: 03 August 2003


Title: EBO “Burma News” 10 January 2003
Date of publication: 10 January 2003
Description/subject: 1. Myanmar women's group denounces harassment of Aung San Suu Kyi
Language: English
Source/publisher: AFP via Euro-Burma Office (EBO)
Format/size: html (24K)
Date of entry/update: 03 August 2003