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Recent articles: Five million back curbing Myanmar military's role in politics 07/22 Shooting an Elephant in Burma 07/22 Myanmar opposition party says 5 million sign petition to change constitution 07/22 The Diplomat: U.K. Minister of State Hugo Swire on Burma – Hugo Swire 07/21 Jailing of Journalists “Reminiscent of the Press Oppression Seen Under the Military Junta” 07/21 Democratic Voice of Burma: NLD, 88GPOS conclude nationwide rally for constitutional amendment 07/21 The Diplomat: Myanmar’s constitutional uncertainty 07/21 Millions sign petition in Myanmar urging army to curtail its power 07/19 U.K. Minister of State Hugo Swire on Burma 07/18 The Irrawaddy: Press Council Requests meeting with President, contacts Parliament 07/16 New UN rights envoy to Myanmar to visit tense area 07/16 The Irrawaddy: Lawmaker criticizes law that caps monthly alimony for women at 100 kyats 07/15 The Irrawaddy: Prison sentences for journalists ‘very excessive’: Suu Kyi 07/14 Myanmar's reforms may be running out of steam 07/12 ‘Bi Mon Te Nay’ reporter’s whereabouts unknown, says family 07/10 Myanmar opposition objects to 2015 electoral changes 07/07 Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition party youth ready to rise in ranks 07/05 Myanmar opposition showing its age 07/05 Thai junta compares its intervention to Myanmar's 1988 crackdown 07/04 Myanmar army chief hails Thai coup 07/04 Myanmar's Parliament Seeks to Repeal Military Veto 07/03 Bishop urged to take up cause of Rohingyas 07/02 NLD’s Signature Campaign For Constitution Change In Three Pagoda Pass Hits a High 07/01 Military uses 2008 Constitution to maintain power, says 88 Generation leader 07/01 Myanmar Times: Ethnic armed groups, opposition parties to meet in Mae Sot 07/01 Human Rights Watch: What Bishop must do in Burma – David Scott Mathieson 07/01 Suu Kyi races to change Myanmar constitution before 2015 elections 06/30 Myanmar: Revival of the Lost Kingdom 06/30 Military uses 2008 Constitution to maintain power, says 88 Generation leader 06/30 Aust tropics set to expand: report 06/28 R.I.P – General Tamla Baw – Karen Leader 06/27 Clock Is Ticking For Aung San Suu Kyi's Presidential Bid 06/27 The Irrawaddy: NLD schedules first youth congress in early July 06/25 Democratic Voice of Burma: Civil society leaders released from Insein 06/25 Democratic Voice of Burma: NDF about-face on PR in ethnic states 06/24 The Diplomat: Changing dynamics in Myanmar impact Bangladesh’s geopolitics – Zahedul Amin 06/23 Myanmar monks go to court in property dispute 06/20 UN ever frustrated at Myanmar gov't inaction on Rohingya 06/20 ‘This Land is Our Land’ takes the ‘Aung San Suu Kyi Award’ for best Myanmar film at the Human Rights Human Dignity International Film Festival. 06/20 Women’s groups present their support on Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s birthday 06/19 UPI Almanac for Thursday, June 19, 2014 06/19 June 18, 2014 06/18 Inaugural music festival to end with a concert of celebration 06/18 Myanmar rejects US call on constitutional reform 06/17 Let Burmese choose their leader - US 06/17 Buddha, a 'Prince of Indian Sub-Continent', Says Aung San Suu Kyi 06/16 Reuters: Suu Kyi says law barring her from Myanmar presidency is unacceptable 06/16 The Myanmar Times: NLD leader advises activists to take death threats to police 06/16 US urges Myanmar to let people choose president 06/16 Becoming president is up to the people: Suu Kyi 06/16 The Wall Street Journal: Backsliding in Burma 06/16 Aung San Suu Kyi, speaking in Nepal, said democracy and development should go hand in hand. 06/15 Monastery raid can spark second Saffron Revolution, warns U Wirathu 06/15 Myanmar's Suu Kyi seeks global support for charter change 06/15 Land rights activist killed in Myanmar 06/07 Tears flow as South Korea unveils memorial to bombing victims 06/07 South Korea unveils monument to Myanmar 1983 bombing : June 07, 2014, 1:35 am 06/06 Monks will remain neutral if Aung San Suu Kyi visits here, says Rakhine monk 06/05 Burmese Election Commission Accused of Bias Over Suu Kyi Warnings 06/05 Land Rights Activist Murdered in Burma 06/05 Burma: Election Body Intimidating Opposition 06/04 Karen General – Constitutional Reform is "Our Greatest Concern" 06/03 Ursula Cats puts the concept ‘educate one, empower thousands’ to work 05/30 The Irrawaddy: Burmese ministry warns staff to avoid politics 05/30 NLD leader launches petition for constitutional reform 05/29 Myanmar opposition defies warning to push charter change 05/28 U Tin Oo, Min Ko Naing and Ko Ko Gyi delivered speeches in Hinthada, campaigning for amendment to section 436 of the constitution. 05/26 Burma Opposition Vows to Continue Public Campaign for Constitutional Reforms 05/26 Myanmar Needs Constitutional Change: UN Human Rights Envoy 05/24 UN human rights envoy says Myanmar constitution change crucial for 2015 election 05/24 Thai coup leader declares himself as acting PM 05/23 The Irrawaddy: NDF founder dies of liver cancer 05/21 KNU Officials Meet and Discuss Peace Process with Aung San Suu Kyi 05/19 Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi challenges powerful army 05/18 Myanmar democracy icon challenges powerful army to amend constitution this year 05/18 Prominent democracy activists join Myanmar's Suu Kyi for constitutional amendments 05/17 Myanmar pushes for constitutional change 05/17 Democratic Voice of Burma: Battle lines drawn on Interfaith Marriage proposal 05/16 Myanmar brushes off limited US sanctions renewal 05/16 Voice of America: Burma opposition: No progress in talks with Election Commission 05/16 May flowers 05/16 Burma Opposition: No Progress in Talks With Election Commission 05/15 Myanmar Times: Ethnic unity party to take on NLD, USDP 05/15 The Irrawaddy: Burma’s Central Bank expected to submit monetary policy 05/15 Myanmar Times: Donor funds fail to flow for hospital redevelopment 05/15 Mixed reaction from parties to draft election campaign guidelines 05/15 Election campaign laws spark debate 05/14 Democratic Voice of Burma: Controversial campaign guidelines drafted 05/12 Myanmar's military: pariah to some, favorable to many 05/03 A Visit With Aung San Suu Kyi 05/02 NLD seeks closer ties with Japanese opposition party 05/01 U Win Tin: Insights from Myanmar’s Tiger in Chief 04/30 India calls for end to UN resolution on Myanmar human rights 04/26 At Lunch with Aung San Suu Kyi 04/25 Eleven Media Group: 100,000 mourners attend funeral of Win Tin 04/24 Mourners share their memories of veteran dissident U Win Tin 04/24 Democratic Voice of Burma: Local staff at Latpadaung rally for pay hike 04/24 Myanmar says farewell to pro-democracy movement legend 04/24 The Irrawaddy: More public involvement planned for Burma Charter reform campaign 04/24 The Irrawaddy: The funeral of a lion – Aung Zaw 04/24