Posts Tagged ‘Association of Southeast Asian Nations’

LEADER of the BIRDS of the (same) feather that flocks together in a glass cage (house)

November 14, 2013

Myanmar: From isolation to leader

My comment: LEADER of the BIRDS of the (same) feather that flocks together in a glass cage (house)

Verdinand Robertua, Jakarta | Opinion | Thu, November 14 2013

At the close of the East Asia Summit in Brunei Darussalam, Myanmar officially accepted the chairmanship of ASEAN 2013-2014. Myanmar’s leaders proved to the world that a state’s foreign policy can change an isolated country to an open and democratic country. The transition to a bloc leader requires some crucial measures on the part of Myanmar.

Malaysia Urges Burma to Stem Anti-Muslim Violence

July 1, 2013

Malaysia Urges Burma to Stem Anti-Muslim Violence  By

An ethnic Rohingya from Burma and living in Malaysia holds a placard during a rally calling for a stop to the killings and violence toward the Muslim Rohingyas in Burma, near the Burma embassy in Kuala Lumpur on June 15, 2012. (Photo: Reuters)

Malaysia urged Burma on Sunday to take stronger action to prevent persecution of Muslims and bring the perpetrators to justice, the latest sign that the inter-communal violence is straining ties in Southeast Asia.


Arrested opposition would become instant heroes, if died would become martyrs

May 10, 2013

Daw Suu, U Win Tin, Min Ko Naing were at first opposition leaders only.
When the Military government arrested them, they not only became HEROES of the people but the icons of democracy and Human Right activists of the world. This is true for people like Mr Nelson Mandela and other dissidents around the world
If the gov kill any opposition member, like in South Africa or South America…they automatically became heroes.

Arrested opposition would become instant heroes, if accidentally died would become martyrs e.g. Bo Aung Kyaw of Myanmar, Che Guevara and Steve Biko of South Africa


Myanmar to Face Human-Rights Test

May 3, 2013

imageMyanmar to Face Human-Rights Test By MARTIN VAUGHAN

Bandar Seri Begawan, BRUNEI—Myanmar’s turn next year as chair of a Southeast Asian regional bloc will put a spotlight on the country’s record on human rights and democracy, and should help accelerate reforms on those issues, Indonesia’s foreign minister said Wednesday.