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East & Southeast Asia: An Annotated Directory of Internet Resources
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Burma (Myanmar): Politics, Society, & Economy
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Government Offices Political & Social Issues Junta's Detention of Aung San Suu Kyi
Foreign Relations   Business & Economy
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Government Offices
Union of Myanmar: Ministry Home Pages From the Ministry of Agriculture to the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief & Resettlement
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Political & Social Issues
Amnesty International Report: Myanmar
2005; 20042003200220012000
Annual reports on human rights conditions
Burma: Feel-Good US Sanctions Wrongheaded Commentary by David I. Steinberg, Georgetown University (YaleGlobal, 19 May 2004)
Burma Forum Los Angeles "your source for the latest information on current economic & political conditions in Burma (Myanmar), as well as American local government & corporate involvement"
Burma Project Project established by the Open Society Initiative & "dedicated to the restoration & preservation of fundamental freedoms ... for all the people of Burma": extensive information on its own programs & on Burma
Burma's Hardline Generals BBC News's profiles of Burma's ruling military junta (last updated Nov. 23, 2004)
Conflict and Displacement in Karenni: The Need for Considered Responses A report on internal displacement of populations by the Burma Ethnic Research Group (May 2000)
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi's pages A Web site honoring the leader of the democracy movement in Burma & Nobel Laureate: biography, speeches, interviews, awards, books, & discussion forum
Country Reports on Human Rights Practices: Burma
2004; 2003; 2002200120001999; 1998 
Reports by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor of the U.S. Department of State
Forgotten Victims of a Hidden War: Internally Displaced Karen in Burma Report by Burma Ethnic Research Group (April 1998)
Free Burma Dedicated "to hasten the replacement of the current military government," & disseminating news & information on Burma
Free Burma Coalition "umbrella group of organizations around the world working for freedom & democracy in Burma"
FreeBurma.org Links to "resources promoting the establishment of democracy in Burma"
Frontline: the Opium Kings Adrian Cowell's chronicle of Burma's heroin trade & the rise & fall of warlord Khun Sa: essays, interviews, maps & charts
Global Business vs. Global Justice: Burma Past and Present From NOW with Bill Moyers: background to the controversy over UNOCAL's alleged use of forced labor to construct a natural gas pipeline in Burma
Global Project on Internally Displaced Persons: Myanmar (Burma) Profile Summary; Causes and Background of Displacement ; Population Profile and Figures; Patterns of Displacement; Physical Security & Freedom of Movement; Subsistence Needs (Health Nutrition and Shelter); Access to Education, etc.
Human Rights Watch World Report 2002: Burma Human rights developments; defending human rights; the role of the international community
Inside Burma: Land of Fear Web site furthering information provided in John Pilger's documentary, with video clips, chronology, related sites, articles, & books
International Crisis Group (ICG) Reports on Burma/Myanmar Reports & briefings by "an independent, non-profit, multinational organisation ... working through field-based analysis and high-level advocacy to prevent and resolve deadly conflict"
Internet Law Library: Burma Originally developed under the direction of the Law Revision Counsel of the U.S. House of Representatives
Internet under Surveilance 2004: Burma From Reporters sans frontires's 2004 report on "Obstacles to the free flow of information online"
Karenni Rebels Dig in for Last Stand Lucy Murray on the struggles of the Kerenni minority people for autonomy & their 50-year war with the military regimes of Burma (Asia Times, Mar. 25, 2005)
Myanmar: Lack of Security in Counter-Insurgency Areas An Amnesty International report (July 2002)
Mental Culture in Burmese Crisis Politics: Aung San Suu Kyi & the National League for Democracy Gustaaf Houtman's book on the Buddhist dimensions of Burmese politics
National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma (NCGUB) "constituted by elected members of parliament in exile": news; birth of NCGUB; Burma - Country in Crisis; Committee Representing People's Parliament (CRPP) -notifications & resolutions; National League for Democracy (NLD) statements, resolutions & reports; Daw Aung San Suu Kyi's biography, speeches, interviews, awards, letters from Burma, & books; international action; views; campaign for a free & democratic Burma
National Council of the Union of Burma "the broadest-based umbrella organization of the pro-democracy Burman and non-Burman ethnic nationalities"
Profile: Aung San Suu Kyi From BBC News, with related key stories, background & Internet links
Social Watch Country Report: Myanmar-Burma Compiled by an international network checking on the fulfillment of internationally agreed commitments on poverty eradication & equality: present situation; progress & regression; signatures & ratifications
Soldiers of Fortune A Time Asia article on the Wa tribe, Asia's most dangerous drug cartel (Dec. 16, 2002)
NewThreat to the Peace: A Call for the UN Security Council to Act in Burma Report on "on the threat that the Government of Burma poses both to its own people and to regional peace and security," prepared by the global law firm of DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary & commissioned by Vacláv Havel & Desmond M. Tutu (Sept. 20, 2005; PDF format)
World Legal Information Institute: Myanmar Laws & legal information, organized by various categories
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Junta's Detention of Aung San Suu Kyi
Burma's 'Black Friday' BBC News correspondent Simon Montlake's account of the May 2003 "violent clash leading to the latest detention of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi"
Myanmar: Hungry for Change Economist story on Aung San Suu Kyi's fate (Sept. 4, 2003) with background, & related stories & Web sites
Myanmar: Justice on Trial An Amnesty International document on attacks on the National League for Democracy (NLD) & detention of Aung San Suu Kyi (30 July 2003)
Myanmar: Politics of Compromise A CNN.com special on the global outcry over military regime's detention of Aung San Suu Kyi since May of 2003 & whether it is serious about implementing political change: life of Aung San Suu Kyi; reconciliation; latest reports
Myanmars Problem Heroine Economist Global Agenda on the junta's detention of Aung San Suu Kyi since May of 2003: related items from the Economist; related Web sites
Remembering Myanmar's 'Iron Butterfly' Roberto Spiezio's tribute to detained democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi on the occasion of her 60th birthday (OhmyNews International, June 19, 2005)
Starving for Freedom in Burma Ed Finn's survey of international press coverage of Aung San Suu Kyi's hunger strike to protest her detention (Slate, Sept. 5, 2003)
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Foreign Relations
Burma: A Time For Change Report of an independent task force sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations (June 2003; PDF format)
Myanmar Opened to Sanctions Marwaan Macan-Markar on Burma becoming the first nation to be sanctioned by ILO members for failing to comply with ILO recommendations to end abusive forms of labor, e.g. forced labor (Asia Times, June 21, 2005)
U.S. Policy Regarding Burma A Foreign Policy In Focus paper by Philip S. Robertson (Sept. 2000)
U.S. Support for Human Rights & Democracy in Burma From the Department of State, International Information Programs: U.S. policy statements, reports, & summary of official sanctions
Yangon still under Beijing's Thumb Sudha Ramachandran on China's dominant political & economic influence on Myanmar (Asia Times, Feb. 11, 2005)
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Business & Economy
Asian Development Bank (ADB): Myanmar Myanmar and ADB; country reports; news releases; related topics
Burma Economic Watch (BEW) Edited by edited by Sean Turnell and Alison Vicary of Macquarie University & "disseminating dependable information on Burma compiled by the IMF, the World Bank, embassy and foreign government reports, economic journals, news and business publications and other verifiable sources"
Myanmar & the IMF IMF documents & reports
Myanmar: Recent Economic Developments An International Monetary Fund Country Report (Nov. 1999)
Myanmar: Statistical Appendix An International Monetary Fund Country Report (Jan. 2001)
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