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  1. BURMA: The Women of Burma: Courageous Under Horrific Fire and Abuse

    The Karen are one of the largest ethnic groups in Burma, with a population estimated to be around 7 million.

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 854
  2. BURMA: War Looms for Kachin as Junta Ceasefire Crumbles

    Sixteen years after Burma's military regime reached a ceasefire deal with the country's second largest rebel group, t

    Tuesday, December 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 786
  3. BURMA: Women; Children Suffered During Election: WLB

    Women and children suffered terribly during the 2010 general election given the gun battles in border areas, accordin

    Friday, November 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 654
  4. BURMA: Burma's Poll Called 'Yes Vote' for Junta Rapes

    Last week's election victory by the junta-backed party in Burma is a setback for Charm Tong's work against military r

    Friday, November 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 571
  5. BURMA: Empowering the Burmese majority

    As Burma gears up for its first election in more than 20 years, Ye Maung and Khin Pyu Win explore key issues facing i

    Saturday, November 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 495
  6. BURMA: Reject Burma's Sham Elections, Uphold Women's Rights

    The coming elections in Burma on Nov. 7 are not a step toward real democracy.

    Thursday, November 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 479
  7. BURMA: Abuses Cause Health Crisis for Children in East: Report

    Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – Human rights abuses were causing a health crisis for women and children in eastern Burma

    Wednesday, October 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 420
  8. BURMA: Women and Children Bear Brunt of Health Crisis in Eastern Burma

    Women and children bear brunt of health crisis in eastern Burma | Burman. diagnosis, Thai Children's Trust

    Tuesday, October 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 413
  9. BURMA: Only a Handful of Women to Run in Election

    Whatever else happens after this year's election, it is clear that one thing is certain not to change—namely, t

    Saturday, September 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 148
  10. BURMA/MYANMAR: Militaries, Men and a Machismo Mindset

    As Cho Cho Kyaw Nyein travels around Burma trying to garner support for the Democratic Party (DP), she is met with ad

    Monday, August 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 861
  11. BURMA/MYANMAR: Cho Cho Kyaw Nyein: 'We'll Not Shy Away'

    With a date now set for elections in Burma, the 40 parties that have been approved to run are out on the campaign tra

    Monday, August 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 874
  12. BURMA/MYANMAR: The Women's League of Burma Applauds the Call from the USA to End Impunity in Burma

    The Women's League of Burma (WLB) welcomes the decisive decision from the Obama Administration on August 18, calling

    Sunday, August 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 877
  13. BURMA/MYANMAR/USA: Why a U.N. Probe of Burma is a Crucial Step

    The evidence against Burma's junta has been piling up for many years.

    Friday, August 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 859
  14. BURMA: Lessons on the Road to Freedom

    Her father died when she was two, one of her brothers was killed by a landmine, and her home was burnt down by soldie

    Saturday, August 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 772
  15. BURMA/MYANMAR: Female Political Prisoner Beaten by Guards

    A female political prisoner in Kachin state's Putao prison was beaten up by prison guards when she tried to stop them

    Monday, July 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 660
  16. BURMA/MYANMAR: Myanmar's 'Three Princesses' on the Warpath--Former Prime Ministers' Daughters to Take on Junta in Upcoming Elections

    A lifetime of frustration in politics in Myanmar has not tired Ms Cho Cho Kyaw Nyein.

    Saturday, July 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 659
  17. BURMA/MYANMAR: Burma's 'Three princesses' Prepare for Election They Have No Chance of Winning

    A lifetime of frustration in Burmese politics has not wearied Cho Cho Kyaw Nyein.

    Thursday, July 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 788
  18. BURMA/MYANMAR: Women and Children Abused by Burmese Leaders

    The atrocities against the tribal people of Burma continue to mount, yet the world continues to ignore their plight.

    Thursday, July 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 681
  19. BURMA/MYANMAR: Burmese Women Speak up for Peace to Mark Suu Kyi's 65th Birthday

    Burmese women in Thailand are making their voices heard for the sake of peace in Burma to mark democracy icon

    Saturday, June 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 680
  20. BURMA: Honouring Suu Kyi to Condemn Military Election in Burma

    The Burmese communities living in different parts of the world have started coordinated demonstrations against the mi

    Wednesday, June 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 262
  21. BURMA: International Tribunal on Crimes Against Women of Burma, Report Available

    The Nobel Women's Initiative and the Women's League of Burma have launched the final report for the International Tri

    Wednesday, May 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 190
  22. BURMA: Burmese Rape Victims Speak Out

    “Seven Burmese military soldiers attacked me and three of my friends,” says Chang Chang, from the Norther

    Sunday, March 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 237
  23. BURMA/MYANMAR: Amid Threats, Women Dissidents Stick to Political Beliefs

    While Aung San Suu Kyi remains the most widely-known woman suppressed for her political views in Burma, the jails in

    Thursday, March 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 714
  24. BURMA/MYANMAR: Conflict Pushes Karen Women to be Village Chiefs

    In military-ruled Burma's Karen state, tradition and a male-dominated social order have long guaranteed men the role

    Sunday, February 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 770
  25. BURMA: Inter Press Service: Q&A: 'Our Movement is Unique for Women from Burma' – Marwaan Macan-Markar

    Women who fled conflict and oppression in military-ruled Burma have become a potent political force during their live

    Friday, February 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 215