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Burmese Junta

Myanmar: The Changing Scene (AUDIO)

Kimberly Abbott | Posted 10.02.2011 | World
Kimberly Abbott

Clashes this summer along Myanmar's northern and eastern borders between the country's army and Kachin rebels shattered a 17-year ceasefire in one of the world's longest-running civil wars.

The Burmese Elections: Prolonging the Misery and Postponing the Inevitable

Cynthia Boaz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Cynthia Boaz

This election is evidence that their last shreds of political legitimacy have evaporated. The international community has to recognize this inevitable "victory" for what it is -- the last gasp of a decaying system.

Burma Takes On Wa Rebels In North

nytimes.com | The INTERNATIONAL HERALD TRIBUNE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MONG HPEN, Myanmar Conquering armies of centuries past avoided this remote, mountainous area along the present-day border with China, a place once des...

U.S. Senator Jim Webb In Burma To Meet Leader

nytimes.com | SHERYL GAY STOLBERG and SHARON OTTERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An American senator arrived in Myanmar on Friday to meet with the leader of the junta there, just days after the country's pro-democracy leader, Daw A...

Burmese Junta Buying Votes With Eye Care

Irrawaddy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Burmese military government is linking free medical treatment for rural people to 2010 election politics, according to sources in Mandalay and Sag...

Suu Kyi Trial Closed To Media By Burmese Junta

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

YANGON, Myanmar — The middle-aged American man whose nighttime swim to visit democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi may cost her a chance at freedom ...

Suu Kyi Trial: American Intruder Had "Vision" Suu Kyi Was In Danger, Says Lawyer

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

YANGON, Myanmar — The middle-aged American man whose nighttime swim to visit democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi may cost her a chance at freedom ...

Burma: Satellite TV Threatens Junta

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

YANGON (Myanmar) - SATELLITE dishes that allow people to get international news and entertainment programs should be banned in Myanmar because foreign...

Journalists Caught In Crackdown By Myanmar Junta

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

YANGON, Myanmar — A court in military-controlled Myanmar has imprisoned two journalists for seven years each for undermining the country's rulin...