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LADY BOYS ‘UNACCEPTABLE’ – BURMESE MINISTER

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BURMESE MINISTER DECLARES WAR ON LADYBOYS – HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH CONDEMNS. Human Rights Watch has condemned ‘grossly discriminatory’ remarks made against lady boys and gays by the Burma’s Minister for Border and Security Affairs. The attack comes after Dr.Myint Kyu called for the rounding up of gay men saying ‘the existence of gay men who are assume they are women …

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OUCH – BURMA’S BEAUTY QUEEN BUSTED IN BITCHY BEAUTY PAGEANT

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BUT THIS PAGEANT SHOULD BE SHUT DOWN  SAID BRITAIN’S AMY WILLERTON!  Burma (Myanmar’s) first ever international beauty queen has been sacked for her ‘lying’ and lack of ‘trustworthiness’ and for trying to get a three months visa out of Burma (Myanmar). The decision was announced by the Korean President  of the Miss Asia Pacific Super Talent Organisation which hosted the …

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BUSINESS IS BETTER IN BURMA FOR THE OPIUM LORDS – UNDOC

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Bangkok (Thailand), 18 December 2013 – Led by a 13 per cent increase in Myanmar opium cultivation to 57,800 hectares (from 51,000 ha in 2012), opium poppy cultivation in Southeast Asia’s Golden Triangle of Myanmar, Lao PDR and Thailand rose for the seventh consecutive year, according to a UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) report released today.  The UNODC report, Southeast …

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NOW DESCENDANTS OF HOLOCAUST VICTIMS CONDEMN THE BURMESE REGIME

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-IS HISTORY REPEATING ITSELF? While western businesses continue to move into Myanmar (Burma) for the country’s rich pickings, relatives of victims of the Nazi holocaust have come out with a statement of condemnation of the treatment of the Rohingya. They point out that even Burma’s democracy movement has largely been silent on the issue. This is all of course a …

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“All You Can Do is Pray to Save your Lives”-

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 GENTLE BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE V UGLY OGRES? WHAT NEXT? (Picture-Ye Myint Aung – handsome?) If, like me, you believe that sheer greed is causing western countries to throw money into Burma and that perhaps they should hang on to establish the smoke and mirrors of this beleaguered country first – then perhaps you might want to trot along to the Foreign …

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BRITISH ‘SPY’ ON THE RUN FROM THAI AUTHORITIES

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-THAIS SEEK ADVISOR TO BURMESE HEROINE AUNG SAN SUU GYI – HE’S A SPY!- Pineapple canner calls for jail and US$10 million damages. From Andrew Drummond, Bangkok- (pic-Andy Hall with Aung San Suu Gyi in January) A British human rights activist and advisor on migration to Burmese heroine Aung San Suu Kyi was last night in hiding* in Thailand after …

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Myanmar Ignored UN Joint Action Plan On Child Soliders

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THE TATMADAW PUBLICLY RELEASED CHILD SOLDIERS – THEN RECRUITED MORE – CLAIM Despite moves towards political reform, children continue to be recruited and used as soldiers by armed forces and armed groups in Myanmar, a report published by Child Soldiers International said today.                       ‘Chance for Change – Ending the recruitment and use of child soldiers in Myanmar’, shows that …

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Satellite Images Show Widespread Attacks on Rohingya

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Today I am taking the unusual step of publishing a report by Human Rights Watch on what’s happening to the Rohingya in Burma (Myanmar) without any comment. I am very concerned. Genocide may be too harsh a term to use, or it it? But ASEAN is hardly raising a voice – nor apparently is Aung San Suu Kyi and will …

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We can identify Britain's unknown soldiers on the Death Railway!

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From Andrew Drummond, Kanchanaburi, Thailand June 17 2012 The historical adviser to the film ‘The Railway Man’ said he hoped to clear the mystery  of Britain’s ‘unknown soldiers’ buried in the war cemeteries in Thailand and Burma at the close of the Second World War. Rod Beattie, director of the Thailand-Burma Railway Centre, and representative in Thailand of the Commonwealth …