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Zaw Nay Aung is director of London-based human rights advocacy and think tank, Burma Independence Advocates.

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Thursday, September 29, 2011      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Than Shwe's Post-Election Choreography
(1 comments) Burma's so-called new civilian government has been trying hard to project its image of a truly civilian and democratic government in the past few months. However, everything that has done by the government seems to be well-planned by the supreme leader of the junta, Than Shwe.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
New Year, New Parliament of Military but the Same Old Burma
(1 comments) The first Parliament in more than two decades will be convened on 31 January in Burma. Yet, there seems to be no hope of change at the Parliament of Military.

Friday, May 22, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
The Junta is Going for 'Utter Devastation'
Burma's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is facing unfair trial and likely to be sentenced for up to five years imprisonment. This is simply the regime's defiance to the international community's call on the release of political prisoners and reconciliation. The junta is on the road to utter devastation.

Friday, February 20, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Will the Burmese Generals Unclench Their Fists?
US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton hinted the policy shifts on Burmese junta during her Asia tour. She admitted that US sanctions against the junta were not effective but also argued that engagement did not work. Then, how the US will define new policy approach on Burma to bring democracy and freedom to Burmese people?

Wednesday, November 12, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Beyond the life sentence: Imprisoning the revolutionary souls
The Burmese regime stepped up the oppression against pro-democracy campaigners. The UN Secretart-General's call for the release of political prisoners got the response from the junta by sentencing the activists more than half a century imprisonments. The junta not only detained the activists physically but their revolutionary souls.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Neither engagement nor sanctions
Burma's struggle for democracy still could not secure a viable solution while the 'constructive engagement' or the western sanctions did not make any significant progress.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Suu Kyi's message to the world: UN is on the wrong track
(3 comments) UN mission for the dialogue between opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and the ruling junta was hugely embarassed as Suu Kyi did not turn up for the scheduled meeting with UN envoy, Ibrahim Gambari. She refused to accept the junta's food supplies later on and there have wide speculations regarding Suu's motive. Suu Kyi seems to be disappointed with UN mission.

Tuesday, August 5, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Burma: Twenty years of military rule, the youth and alternative approach to democracy?
Burma's nationwide uprising against military dictatorship will celebrate its 20th anniversary on August 8th, the first day of the 2008 Olympics. International measures to end the military rule in Burma have failed while the youth of Burma continue to suffer under a brutal dictatorship.

Saturday, July 12, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
What does 'internal affair' really mean?
(4 comments) China and Russia vetoed again the UN draft resolution on Zimbabwe's Mugabe regime. They claimed that it is an internal affair, thus blocking the UN action to promote freedom and prosperity of Zimbabweans. It should not be justified under the name of 'internal affair'.

Saturday, July 5, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Black July of Burma
The predecessor of the Burmese regime Burmese Socialist Programme Party (BSPP)headed by Gen. Ne Win demolished the Students Union building in the campus of Rangoon University on 7th July, 1962. The students were gunned down and up to hundreds were killed for peacefull demonstration. However, this tragic and historic event seems to be forgotten after more than forty years.

Friday, June 20, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Another 'unhappy birthday' for Aung San Suu Kyi
Remarks on Aung San Suu Kyi's birthday and comments on the opposition's activities of Burma.