Sitmone is back ! (Together with Daw Suu)

Sitmone is back ! Read here_http://sitmone.wordpress.com/2010/11/18/lwin-moe-kyaw-thu-and-democracy-of-burma/

I consider most of the readers to this post as non Burmese. Thus I decided to introduce Lwin Moe and Kyaw Thu, to those who are unfamiliar with Burmese celebrities, before continue writing the post.

Both Lwin Moe and Kyaw Thu are Burmese celebrities. Both of them are and were actors, directors, and photographers. But Kyaw Thu is no more in entertainment industry of Burma, as his movies were banned by Military Junta for last three years.

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Fwd:အစိုးရသစ္ A new look Myanmar ‘civilian’ government! Hmmm!!

I got this in the mail. Pic from U Myint . Everybody already knew it.
But I think this is a good reminder.

But I am a little bit stupid. Why are they all scared Kyaing (Daw Kyaing Kyaing)

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi studying at St Hugh’s College , Oxford

Acknowledgement

I failed to acknowledge that the following article is originally posted by K or KKay in Kay Thwe’s blog.  

Please accept my sincere apology. 

Thank you K for the kind understanding. 

I hope and pray that we could maintain our friendship to continue forever. 

SOA 

ေဒၚစု ေမြးေန႕ မတိုင္ခင္ တရက္မွာ..ေဒၚစု ေနထိုင္ ခဲ့တဲ့..ေအာက္စဖို႕ဒ္ ဆိုတဲ့ ျမိဳ႕ေနရာေလးကို သြားလည္ ျဖစ္ တယ္ ဆိုတဲ့..တိုက္ဆိုင္ ၾကံဳၾကိဳက္မူ တခု ေၾကာင့္..ရင္ေတြ တအားခုန္ေန မိသည္။  

 ေဒၚစု ေျပာခဲ့တဲ့.. grey, damp Oxford ဆိုတဲ့ ေနရာေလးကို တကယ္ ေရာက္ပါ ျပီ။ တကယ့္ကို ..ပ်ားရည္ေရာင္ အလယ္ေခတ္ လက္က်န္ ပံုစံ အေဆက္အဦ ေဟာင္း ၾကီး ေတြ နဲ႕ ခန္႕ညား အံု႕ဆိုင္း ေနတဲ့..မီးခိုးေရာင္ တကၠသိုလ္ ျမိဳ႕ေလးပါပဲ။  Continue reading

VOA:Washington Confirms Meeting with Burmese Officials


25 March 2009

The U.S. State Department has confirmed that a senior U.S. official met with Burma’s foreign minister and other officials during a trip to Burma this week.

A statement issued by the department late Wednesday said the director of the Office for Mainland Southeast Asia, Stephen Blake, met with Burmese Foreign Minister Nyan Win on Tuesday. Blake also met with members of the opposition National League for Democracy and representatives of ethnic minority groups in Burma.

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How Burma’s opposition lost its fear

By Phoebe Kennedy in Rangoon
Wednesday,10 December 2008

Despite the junta’s crackdown, Phoebe Kennedy finds a new mood of defiance on the streets of Rangoon

Supporters of Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy party attend a rally in Rangoon

I was bumping along Rangoon’s streets in a battered taxi when I saw the crowd, men and women wearing red armbands, most with heads bowed, looking uncomfortable, even frightened.

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DVB:NLD marks National Day

Nov 24, 2008 (DVB)–The 88th Burmese National Day was marked at the National League for Democracy headquarters in Rangoon and in other towns in central Burma by pro-democracy activists on Saturday.

Around 400 people including NLD supporters, veteran politicians, ethnic national organisations and CRPP members attended the ceremony held at the party headquarters in Rangoon’s Bahan township, according to NLD spokesman Nyan Win.

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U Win Tin says he was ‘evicted, not released’

Sep 24, 2008 (DVB)Long-term political prisoner U Win Tin has said he argued with prison authorities against his release, in an interview conducted shortly after he was freed yesterday.

U Win Tin, a veteran journalist and National League for Democracy member, was among 9002 people released yesterday as part of a government amnesty.

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DVB:Burma must stand on its own two feet

ZINN LINN

Sep 2, 2008 (DVB)–The Burmese opposition and pro-democracy forces have lost faith in the good offices of the United Nations after Gambari’s latest futile mission and its exploitation by the military regime.

Burma’s key opposition party, the National League for Democracy, spoke out against UN special envoy Ibrahim Gambari, stating that his mission to Burma has failed to accomplish anything. People will not rely on the UN as a trustworthy body if they become too accustomed to hearing nothing but rhetoric.

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Irrawaddy;Suu Kyi Refuses to Accept Food: Exiled NLD

By The Irrawaddy

Monday,August 25,2008

Detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi refused to accept a food delivery to her home one week ago, according to the exiled National League for Democracy-Liberated Area. It isn’t clear if she has started a hunger strike.

The exiled group released a statement on Monday saying that Suu Kyi has refused to accept food from members of her party for nine days.

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AFP;Suu Kyi’s party says UN Myanmar visit was a ‘waste of time’

YANGON (AFP) — Myanmar’s opposition party led by Aung San Suu Kyi on Sunday labeled a recent visit by a UN envoy “a waste of time” as the ruling junta continued to trumpet its own vision of democracy.

Ibrahim Gambari, the United Nations’ most senior negotiator with Myanmar, left the country Saturday after failing to secure a meeting with Aung San Suu Kyi, who is kept under house arrest by the ruling generals.

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Burese activists jailed for marking pro-democracy uprising

YANGON, Aug 17 – Five activists have been sentenced to 2½ years in prison for marching on the 20th anniversary of pro-democracy protests that were crushed by the Myanmar’s military rulers, an opposition party official said yesterday.

The sentencing Friday came two days ahead of a visit by UN special envoy Ibrahim Gambari, who is promoting democratic reforms in Myanmar.

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