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  1. 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
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  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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