UK Burma Advocacy Group Urges EU Not to Drop Sanctions
Burma Campaign UK, in a statement posted on its website, said the European Union should reconsider lifting sanctions against Burma citing the deteriorating security situation in Shan State.Full Story
#1 Apr 8, 2013
Neo-colonists group with grand sounding name Burma Campaign started as Burma Action Group, to meddle in Burma's internal affairs.
These Neo-colonists sihts are trying to blackmail Burma. Disgusting evil people.
EU must not do English Neo-colonists' bidding.
Sanctions are unjust.
“Rohingya is Bengali.”
Since: Mar 11
#2 Apr 12, 2013
why do you live in London, United Kingdom?
You are hypocrites.
You are indeed disgusting evil people.
All of you are British citizens.
So-called King Shwebomin of Burma is a British citizen.
He is a pawn of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II of UK.
#3 Apr 20, 2013
Joseph Htoomyathu, you again. Welcome back, ass hole. Screwing neo-colonists in their own country and fcuking their women is making you jealous?
You ignorant ba*tard, with mentality ,you half-caste, why not offer your a*se to your colonists in England. Stop insulting Noble King Shwebomin, who lives in Bavaria, Germany. You are ignorant and stupid.
#4 Apr 20, 2013
BRUSSELS (AP)— The European Union will drop most sanctions against Burma to reward the country’s progress toward democracy, two EU diplomats said Friday.
The decision will be formally taken by the bloc’s 27 foreign ministers when they meet Monday in Luxembourg, in a bid to support the southeast Asian nation’s transition, the diplomats said.
The sanctions were suspended last April for one year after the country’s military rulers handed over power to a civilian government that launched democratic reforms. The measures had targeted more than 800 companies and nearly 500 people, and also included the suspension of some development aid.
“The suspension provided a probation period, and we have now seen that we can be relatively reassured on the authorities’ commitment to pursue the path toward democracy,” said one of the diplomats.
However, an embargo on arms and equipment that can be used for internal repression will remain in place, the diplomats said. They spoke on condition of anonymity ahead of the formal decision by the ministers next week.
The end of sanctions should also encourage firms from the 27-nation EU — the world’s largest economy — and development organizations to strengthen their engagement in Burma, they said.
Burma, long a dictatorship, is undergoing a remarkable transition since the military handed over power in 2011.
President Thein Sein’s government has released hundreds of political prisoners, eased restrictions on the press and freedom of assembly and brokered cease-fires for some of the nation’s ethnic insurgencies. After years of house arrest, opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, has been elected to parliament — which is performing its role with vigor.
But the rapid pace of change has also been accompanied by some chaos, with ugly sectarian tensions in the multi-ethnic country of some 60 million resurfacing.
Human rights groups and a U.N. envoy have criticized the Burma government’s failure to prevent attacks mostly on minority Muslims by majority Buddhists. Sectarian violence in western Rakhine state last year killed hundreds and drove more than 100,000 Rohingya Muslims from their homes, intensifying long-running persecution of the stateless minority group. In an ominous development, Muslim-Buddhist violence spread in March to central Burma, killing dozens more.
FCUK JOSEPH HTOOMYAT THU PORTUGESE HALF-CASTE. Anyone can fcuk the colonists who left behind so many problems for Burma. Stuff Suu Kyi Aris.
#5 Dec 31, 2013
Subject: Burma's future success and growng wealth
By ending the opium poppy fields and discounting former drug lords political attempts Brma has the ortity to becoe an affluent agricultural region dealing in niche markets and produce.
Another fruit that may grow in Burma is the avocado which has applications in cosmetic products and aloe vera body and skin care cosmetics which can be highly profitable.
Rapeseed can be grown to enrich the soil with nitrogen the rapeseed makes good bio-fuels.
We can apply to the global community to ay Burma $1 billion per year for ten years for not growing opiumpopies but researching new high value products and services.I see every reason for the world to cmensate for n re oiu opies within the region. THis will draatically reduce corrutio saving the lives of children.
I will make an application for the $1 billion payment for helping the world be rid of heroin we should stop Laos fro producing any more opium.
Burma has a small population of one million citizens I believe the majority of citizens will have an average incoe of US$2000 er mnth by diversifying away from opium and heroin within 2 years.
Saffron is another high value product once worth its weight in gold which can be grown and packaged locally I Burma.
A designated zone for hazardous waste management quite a simple business with good profits storing old nuclear fuel rods will bring in billions of dollars over the years.
A clai on offshore oil and gas reserves 1/30th of royalty and production profit must come to Burma we can leverage fundng to buy second and il rigs increasing production by a factor of 30th 100 additional rigs maintained by Burma the cash will flood through to us Burma can become a rich country we will open a fund to care for heroin addicts worldwide providing the treatment and medical care. This will convince the world community we have changed our ways and no longer pose a serious problem to the world.
We can have agricultural products genetically modified to suit the soil and fields of Burma
Perhaps we should start by modifying the durian fruit to grow in Burma. Durian is high in gold wavelength properties which enhances your life span . Durian fruit could be exported to the USA as a high cost healthy fruit we would have no competition, Durian originated from The Middle East where it has died out it was brought to Thailand any years ago and grows in poor sandy soil conditions. Potatoes can be grown in poor soil wit irrigation and liquid fertiliser or just for bio-fuel Vodka is made from potatoes we could launch a Burmese strain of high alcohol Vodka.
With $1 billion per year we can make the future very prosperous. The USA will be delighted with this plan an end to criminal activities we will ae YABA safe and export it worldwide legally it is the pink oil of Burma-Thailand free of caffeine using synthetic aphetaine we can mae a YABA the law cannot condemn. potential sales exceed Red Bull sales by a factor of 1 times.
YABA pills will contain vitamins and trace elements silver gold to enhance health know they could become as successful globally as the cigarette market.
With TUV And SGS laboratory tests to prove it is a safe product it will be a happiness enhancer the existing illicit producers amalgamate into one production source as a global corporation from the opening of a Burma Yaba daba dooo.... company promoted through cartoon character Fred Flinstone is one of the most successful cartoon personalities in the history of Hollywood only out performed by The Simpsons who we'll get using YABA as a health enhancer positive euphoric tonic pill sold for about $3 a ill we'll allow the existing distribution network to sell the YABA-Gold roduct to make their business legal.
We'll relaunch YABA in Singaore t ndicate Singaore dees it to e a safe product good for your health and mind.
Burma will become a rich country for such a small population.
Erik JC Young
President of Burma
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