30
Sep

APPEAL TO UN agencies, INGOs and national/local NGOs in Burma: PLEASE ACT NOW!

The following appeal was received by the [him] moderator on Sunday 30 September.

29
Sep

Accountability and the Japanese

One wonders whether there will be more projects like these after the Japanese journalist was shot by the pnaq-wearing Tatmadaw.

29
Sep

hla htut lwin

29
Sep

Ministry of Health web page on HIV

This is the Ministry of Health web page on HIV. It is rather ham-fisted. And there is a glaring error in a date on page 4. You won't be able to read it on line at the moment as http://www.moh.gov.mm/ is not currently on line!

29
Sep

Aid agencies make urgent call for Myanmar funds

“The international community does not want to give money to Myanmar. But by doing a humanitarian boycott – although no one would call it that – you are punishing the people of Myanmar,” said Frank Smithuis, country manager for medical agency Medecins Sans Frontieres Holland.

28
Sep

Mandalay workshop comes up with an estimation a long time ago

The Myanmar Times and Business Review has published this report on the Mandalay workshop ONE MONTH after it took place. HIV Information for Myanmar [him] has reported on its contents a few days after it took place.

28
Sep
28
Sep

Maggin Monastery raided

Irrawaddy reports “Maggin monastery in western Rangoon, where HIV patients are cared for was also raided. Witnesses said that soldiers and riot police stormed in, beating up and hauling away four monks, including the abbot and four people caring for HIV patients.”

27
Sep

The Internet Proxy Revolution in Myanmar / Burma

Nothing can prevent proxies being used. It is just a matter of time before they are used so successfully that all sites are visible inside Myanmar / Burma.

27
Sep

Traders Hotel has been searched

Irrawaddy reports that “Soldiers entered Traders Hotel, situated in the heart of Rangoon, near Sule pagoda, on Thursday and searched it room by room, according to sources.”

26
Sep

Human Rights Watch presentation on Burma / Myanmar at the Asia Society

Attached is the presentation by Joe Amon of Human Rights Watch at the Asia Society event 13 September. Comments?

26
Sep

Monks urged to up HIV prevention efforts

This Myanmar Times article has clearly been overtaken by events. The Sangha has other work to do just now. But it is the hope of everyone associated with [him] that the Sangha will become more involved in HIV prevention and care soon. As soon as they have completed their present work.

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