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  • Several New Mandala readers have brought our attention to this latest junta madness. Thai junta head General Sonthi made these comments about the situation in Burma on Thai television last night. […]

    Thailand’s mad junta

    Several New Mandala readers have brought our attention to this latest junta madness. Thai junta head General Sonthi made these comments about the situation in Burma on Thai television last night. […]

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  • In response to my earlier post that mentioned northern Burma’s Rawang Rebellion Resistance Force (RRF), a long-time New Mandala reader has sent some important background information: The Rawang were the only major tribe […]

    More on the Rebellion Resistance Force

    In response to my earlier post that mentioned northern Burma’s Rawang Rebellion Resistance Force (RRF), a long-time New Mandala reader has sent some important background information: The Rawang were the only major tribe […]

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  • In the past week Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has issued a series of travel warnings about Burma.  Last Friday, Burma was still in the second most “peaceful” category […]

    Travel warnings: Burma

    In the past week Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has issued a series of travel warnings about Burma.  Last Friday, Burma was still in the second most “peaceful” category […]

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  • The prolific and well-connected Awzar Thi has put together a wonderful collection of photographs of the protests across Burma.  The pictures are available here.  Everybody is strongly encouraged to have a look at […]

    Saffron Revolution photos

    The prolific and well-connected Awzar Thi has put together a wonderful collection of photographs of the protests across Burma.  The pictures are available here.  Everybody is strongly encouraged to have a look at […]

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  • The Kachin News Group is one of the best sources of current news about northern Burma.  Under normal circumstances its daily reports focus on the post-ceasefire politics of life in the Kachin State, the […]

    Kachin news on repression in Burma

    The Kachin News Group is one of the best sources of current news about northern Burma.  Under normal circumstances its daily reports focus on the post-ceasefire politics of life in the Kachin State, the […]

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  • For the benefit of the many interested New Mandala readers I have put together a consolidated document with key quotations from some of the world’s leading Burma scholars.  There is […]

    Academic commentary on Burma uprising

    For the benefit of the many interested New Mandala readers I have put together a consolidated document with key quotations from some of the world’s leading Burma scholars.  There is […]

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  • The Sydney Morning Herald reports: Police in Burma have fired tear gas at about 1000 protesters led by Buddhist monks as they started a march from Rangoon’s landmark Shwedagon Pagoda […]

    Repression

    The Sydney Morning Herald reports: Police in Burma have fired tear gas at about 1000 protesters led by Buddhist monks as they started a march from Rangoon’s landmark Shwedagon Pagoda […]

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  • New Mandala readers in Australia’s biggest city will be keen to know that a “Free Burma Protest” will be held in Martin Place at 12:30 on Thursday, 27 September 2007. […]

    Burma protest in Sydney

    New Mandala readers in Australia’s biggest city will be keen to know that a “Free Burma Protest” will be held in Martin Place at 12:30 on Thursday, 27 September 2007. […]

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  • …The root cause of the above-mentioned problems is the perpetration of internal and external destructionists, who are jealous of national development and stability, to harm all the government’s endeavours through […]

    “Internal and external destructionists”

    …The root cause of the above-mentioned problems is the perpetration of internal and external destructionists, who are jealous of national development and stability, to harm all the government’s endeavours through […]

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  •  This is an interesting study from the Philippines about the electoral behaviour of the poor. It probably won’t mean much to those who assume that those with different political opinions lack […]

    The vote of the poor

     This is an interesting study from the Philippines about the electoral behaviour of the poor. It probably won’t mean much to those who assume that those with different political opinions lack […]

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