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· October, 2007

Stories about Myanmar (Burma) from October, 2007

Myanmar: Burmese Ghosts

Start worrying if you are in Myanmar and the dogs start howling near your house at night.

Burma: Internet and the Monks

Sacred Media Cow on how the Junta controlling the internet may have actually helped the Burmese monks. “The little fragments of information that did manage to get through got elevated...

Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados: Song for Burma

The Bajan Reporter discovers a wonderful new song recorded by Trinidad and Tobago calypsonian David Rudder in support of the people of Burma.

Taiwan and Burma: Burmese Chinese in Taiwan

Coolloud has an interview with a Burmese Chinese, Yeung Yong Zhou. In the past, his family considered Taiwan as their mother country; however, when he started his study in Taiwan,...

Myanmar: Support Rally in London

New Mandala has pictures from a Free Burma rally in London.

Special Coverage: Burmese protests 2007

Recent protests in Myanmar simply would not have been as big a story if there weren't brave people on the inside (and outside) willing to risk everything to spread news,...

Myanmar: Activist's Death

As the news of death of a democracy activist (allegedly after torture under detention) came out bloggers are wondering what happening to ones who are still under detention.

Myanmar: A Journalist's Debrief

Karen Coates blogs about an event at the Foreign Correspondents club in Thailand where a photojournalist presented pictures of recent events in Myanmar.

Myanmar: Questioning Yamaguchi's Claims

Jotmain questions a Japanese diplomat's defense of Myanmar junta.

Bahamas, Myanmar: Remembering Burma Road

At Bahama Pundit, Larry Smith muses over the parallels between the Burma Road Riots of 1942 and recent events in Myanmar.

Malaysia: Assume Corporate Responsibility

Malaysian politician Lim Kit Siang has written a petition addressing a Malaysian oil company and asking them to assume corporate responsibility of events in Myanmar.

Myanmar: Discrediting The Monks

New Mandala points to an article in a State controlled newspaper in Myanmar that tries to discredit the monks. The monks were in the forefront of the protests that took...

Myanmar: After The Protests

Bangkok Dazed has manged to contact his friends in Myanmar and has some accounts of the scene in the city that saw the biggest protests.

Myanmar: Healing Myanmar

Burmese blogger Moemoe has some ideas on how to move Myanmar towards a more normal country.

Myanmar: Treat Us Like The Rest

Anti-Sanctions blogger Freedom From Fear wants the world to treat Myanmar the same as rest of the non-democratic nations. “IF YOU BOYCOTT BURMA , YOU DO THE SAME FOR CHINA...

Myanmar: Video Clip Collection

Burma Underground has created an YouTube playlist for video files relating to the recent events in Myanmar.

China: Today's Myanmar, yesterday's China?

In John's round-up of Chinese bloggers’ responses to the Saffron Revolution, he mentioned that some Chinese bloggers used "this incident as an opportunity to reflect on the state of China's...

Myanmar: Thinking Ahead

Bangkok Dazed wants the opposition to talk to the ruling Junta while there still a small window of opportunity.

Thailand: Open Letter To in Support of Myanmar Protesters

Prachatai publishes an open letter framed by the attendees of a development studies conference in Thailand. The letter appeals to the governments of China, Japan, India and Thailand to “to...

Myanmar: Internet Access Back On

Blog of Nyein Chan Yar says that internet is back on in Myanmar for six hours at night. Some domains like blogger.com are still banned though.

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