Mizzima:Thein Sein sworn in as Burma’s president

Rangoon (Mizzima) – Retired General Thein Sein, the leader of the military-backed Union Solidarity and Development Party, was sworn in as president of Burma on Wednesday.

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The globalisation of revolution

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Mizzima:Quake toll now more than 50 victims in Burma’s Shan State

New Delhi (Mizzima) – The earthquake in northeastern Burma on Thursday killed at least 50 people with the toll rising, according to news reports on Friday afternoon.

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Aljazeera:Top army commanders defect in Yemen

Several top Yemeni army commanders have declared their support for anti-government protesters seeking the resignation of the country”s president, Ali Abdullah Saleh.

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Message from Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to migrant and refugee women from Burma: Posted by MAP Foundation

The Irrawaddy:Junta Makes Internet Phones Illegal

In an attempt to squeeze public access to the Internet, Burma’s military junta ordered all public and private Internet cafés to stop overseas communication through VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) calls, deeming them illegal under existing legislation.

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World Day Against Cyber Censorship

Blast strikes Japan plant; 2,000 bodies found on coast

(Reuters) – A hydrogen explosion rocked the earthquake-stricken nuclear plant in Japan where authorities have been working desperately to avert a meltdown, compounding a nuclear catastrophe caused by Friday’s massive quake and tsunami.

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Reuters:Hacker group plans BofA e-mail release Monday

(Reuters) – Anonymous, a hacker group sympathetic to WikiLeaks, plans to release e-mails obtained from Bank of America Corp early Monday morning, according to posts on the group’s Twitter feed.

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TIME:How to Stop a Nuclear Meltdown

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Japan: Major Tsunami Damage After 8.8 Quake

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TheStar:Of human rights and detention

A United Nations group tabled its report on detainees in Malaysia after visiting detention centres and interviewing inmates. The Malaysian Government has two years to act on the report and its recommendations.

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Lawmaker sees threat from radicalised US Muslims

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BBC:US Muslims protest over hearings

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