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Human Rights Leaders Advice to Washington on Burma: ‘Go Slow’

February 19, 2013, 5:27 am

As the United States supports Burma on its way to democracy, human rights groups say lifted sanctions should be tied to concrete progress, and the U.S. must exercise cautious [...]

2012 & Beyond: Shifting Power from Military to Electorate in Burma

December 31, 2012, 3:44 pm

Critics warn that the reforms are in place only so sanctions will be lifted, and they can be reversed at any moment. The constitution drafted by the military junta in 2008 is [...]

Burma Urged to End Rakhine Sectarian Strife

November 4, 2012, 6:33 pm

Deadly sectarian clashes between ethnic Buddhists and Muslims in Burma’s Rakhine state needs to stop, said European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso.

San Francisco Welcomes Burmese Opposition Leader

October 3, 2012, 7:14 pm

Nobel laureate and Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi came to San Francisco last weekend to reunite with the local Burmese community.

Burma’s Leader Would Accept a Suu Kyi Presidency

September 30, 2012, 7:15 pm

Burma’s President Thein Sein said over the weekend that if opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi were elected president in 2015, he would accept it.

US to Ease Ban on Burmese Imports

September 27, 2012, 9:13 pm

Americans may soon start seeing an influx of items “Made in Myanmar” after Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced that the United States will be easing its import [...]

Burma’s Suu Kyi Woos Washington

September 19, 2012, 1:01 am

Aung San Suu Kyi laid out her vision for Burma’s path to democracy in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, calling on the United States, not for aid, but to help the Burmese people [...]

US Burmese Primed for Aung San Suu Kyi Visit

September 13, 2012, 7:02 pm

Aung San Suu Kyi will begin a hectic two-week visit to the United States Sunday, raising high expectations from the Burmese-American community.

US Burmese Primed for Aung San Suu Kyi Visit

September 13, 2012, 6:46 pm

Aung San Suu Kyi will begin a hectic two-week visit to the United States Sunday, raising high expectations from the Burmese American Community.

Suu Kyi Calls for Minority Rights in Burma

July 25, 2012, 3:12 pm

Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, in her first speech as a member of parliament, called for laws that protect the rights of ethnic minorities.


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