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19 – 25 July: ASEAN Foreign Ministers Criticize but Fail to Act on Burma

Foreign ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) met earlier this week for the 43rd ASEAN Ministerial Meeting to discuss various regional issues, including Burma’s upcoming elections. In contrast to the statements of support for the elections that emerged from the bloc’s 16th summit earlier this year, this ministerial meeting saw foreign ministers expressing more apprehension than support. “Myanmar, I think, got an earful last night,” said Surin Pitsuwan, ASEAN Chairman, “ASEAN is very much concerned.”[…]

July 26, 2010  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ASEAN Foreign Ministers Criticize but Fail to Act on Burma

Foreign ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) met earlier this week for the 43rd ASEAN Ministerial Meeting to discuss various regional issues, including Burma’s upcoming elections. In contrast to the statements of support for the elections that emerged from the bloc’s 16th summit earlier this year, this ministerial meeting saw foreign ministers expressing more apprehension than support. “Myanmar, I think, got an earful last night,” said Surin Pitsuwan, ASEAN Chairman, “ASEAN is very much concerned.” […]

July 26, 2010  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

အာဆီယံ ရပ္တည္ခ်က္ ျမန္မာ့ႏုိင္ငံေရး အသုိင္းအ၀ုိင္း သံသယရွိ

လြတ္လပ္ၿပီး တရားမွ်တတဲ့ ေရြးေကာက္ပြဲ က်င္းပေပးဖုိ႔ အေရွ႕ေတာင္အာရွ ႏုိင္ငံမ်ားအသင္း (အာဆီယံ) က ေတာင္းဆုိလုိက္ေပမဲ့ ျမန္မာ့ အတုိက္အခံ အင္အားစုေတြကေတာ့ စစ္အစုိးရ က်င္းပေပးမယ့္ ေရြးေကာက္ပြဲဟာ လြတ္လပ္ တရားမွ်တတဲ့ ေရြးေကာက္ပြဲ ျဖစ္မယ္ဆုိတဲ့အေပၚ သံသယ ရွိေနၾကပါတယ္။ အမ်ဳိးသား ဒီမုိကေရစီ အဖြဲ႕ခ်ဳပ္ကေတာ့ ေရြးေကာက္ပြဲ မက်င္းပခင္ ၂၀၀၈ ဖြဲ႕စည္းပုံနဲ႔ ေရြးေကာက္ပြဲ ဥပေဒေတြကုိ ျပင္ဆင္ဖုိ႔ လုိအပ္တယ္လုိ႔ ေျပာပါတယ္။ အျပည့္အစုံကုိ ဆက္သြယ္ စုံစမ္းထားတဲ့ ကုိေဇာ္၀င္းလႈိင္က တင္ျပေပးထားပါတယ္ […]

July 20, 2010  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

ျမန္မာ့အေရး အဆိုးအေကာင္း အာဆီယံအေပၚ သက္ေရာက္

ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံမွာ ျပဳလုပ္မယ့္ ၂၀၁၀ ေရြးေကာက္ပဲြကို လြတ္လပ္ၿပီး မွ်တတဲ့ ေရြးေကာက္ပဲြျဖစ္ဖို႔ အေရွ႕ေတာင္အာရွ ႏိုင္ငံေတြက ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံကို တိုက္တြန္းလိုက္ၾကပါတယ္။ ဗီယက္နမ္ႏိုင္ငံမွာ က်င္းပေနတဲ့ အာဆီယံ အေရွ႕ေတာင္အာရွ ႏိုင္ငံမ်ားအသင္း အစည္းအေ၀း အတြင္းမွာ အမ်ားက ယံုၾကည္လက္ခံတဲ့ ေရြးေကာက္ပဲြတခု ျဖစ္ေအာင္ လုပ္ဖို႔ အာဆီယံ ေခါင္းေဆာင္ေတြက ေျပာဆိုခဲ့ၾကတာလို႔ ဟႏြိဳင္းၿမိဳ႕ကေန ဗီြအိုေအ သတင္းေထာက္ ဒန္နီယယ္ ရွာ့ဖ္ (Daniel Schearf) က သတင္းေပးပို႔ထားပါတယ္။ ဒီသတင္းကို အေျခခံၿပီး အာဆီယံ အစည္းအေ၀းအတြင္း ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ အေျခအေန ေဆြးေႏြးၾကတာေတြကို ကိုသားၫြန္႕ဦးက တင္ျပေပးထားပါတယ္ […]

July 20, 2010  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

Asean FMs urged to prod Burma to democratize

A REGIONAL rights group has called on the foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) currently meeting in Hanoi to step up moves to democratize Burma/Myanmar as part of concrete measures in establishing a single-market economy by 2015 […]

July 20, 2010  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Asean Presses Myanmar to Allow Its Observers at 2010 Election

Southeast Asian nations offered to send observers to the first election in two decades in Myanmar, whose military rulers have come under fire in the U.S. for excluding detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi […]

July 20, 2010  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Civil Society Network Calls on ASEAN to Take Serious Action Towards Burma’s Undemocratic Elections

The Task Force on ASEAN and Burma today released an open letter to the ASEAN Coordinating Council, urging them to discuss strong concrete actions to deal with ongoing democratic and human rights violations in Burma during this week’s ASEAN Ministerial Meeting.[…]

July 19, 2010  •  By Task Force on ASEAN and Burma  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Open Letter to ASEAN Coordinating Council

Dear Excellencies,

We urge the ASEAN Coordinating Council, during this ASEAN Ministerial Meeting to firmly discuss Burma’s failing democratic transition, egregious international crimes, and additional actions that violate the ASEAN Charter, SEANWFZ, and other international agreements. ASEAN is endeavouring to move towards greater regional integration by 2015. However, in order to take the region to a higher plane, ASEAN must be willing to take stronger measures to deal with the region’s rogue state. […]

July 19, 2010  •  By Task Force on ASEAN and Burma  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ျမန္မာေရြးေကာက္ပြဲ လြတ္လပ္ၿပီး တရားမွ်တဖုိ႔ အာဆီယံ တုိက္တြန္း

အခုက်င္းပေနတဲ့ အာဆီယံ အေရွ႕ေတာင္အာရွ ႏိုင္ငံမ်ားအသင္း ႏိုင္ငံျခားေရး ၀န္ႀကီးမ်ား အစည္းအေ၀းအတြင္း လာမယ့္ ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ ေရြးေကာက္ပဲြကို လြတ္လပ္မွ်တတဲ့ ေရြးေကာက္ပဲြျဖစ္ဖို႔ တြန္းအားေပး ေျပာဆိုမႈေတြ ရိွေနပါတယ္။ ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံအေပၚ အျပဳသေဘာေဆာင္ ခ်ဥ္းကပ္ဆက္ဆံမယ္ ဆိုတဲ့ အာဆီယံရဲ႕ မူသေဘာအတိုင္း တိုးတိုးတိတ္တိတ္ ေဖ်ာင္းဖ် ေျပာဆိုဖြယ္ ရိွတယ္လို႔လည္း ေလ့လာသူေတြက ခန္႔မွန္းပါတယ္။ အျပည့္အစုံကုိ ကိုသားၫြန္႔ဦးက တင္ျပေပးထားပါတယ္[…]

July 19, 2010  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar elections will test ASEAN’s credibility

Southeast Asian nations should press the Myanmar government to protect the rights to freedom of expression, peaceful assembly, and association throughout the elections period and beyond, Amnesty International said today on the eve of the ASEAN Ministerial Meeting in Ha Noi […]

July 18, 2010  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤