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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2556

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Philippines: Gunman arrested in case of murdered journalist

Police arrested a suspected gunman Thursaday in the 04 August killing of Batangas City journalist Arnel Manalo, according to local news reports.

Yet Another Political Prisoner Aung Kyaw Oo's Health is Deteriorating

Assistance Association for Political Prisoners - Burma (AAPPB) has pointed out of the deteriorating health conditions of the political prisoners and their sufferings, as they were not provided with adequate medical facilities in the several notorious Burmese prisons.

Several students arrested in Manipur during ‘surrender textbook protest’

Group after groups of students clashed with security forces yesterday at many places during ‘surrender textbook campaign’ demanding removal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act from Manipur.

Sri Lanka: A Land of Mis-Devotion

By Tisaranee Gunasekara

A national government of Sri Lanka , with two main democratic parties is a good idea – in the abstract. However when the concrete realities are taken into account the possibility of such a government becoming an ‘appeasement multiplier’ cannot be ignored.

Violation of Individual Members’ Rights - Indian MPs Demand Legislative Protection

By R C Rajamani, Political Editor, Asian Tribune

What is wrong, or rather what is right with the Parliamentary democracy in India is the question agitating the minds of intellectuals, enlightened citizens, academics and the serious-minded legislators themselves.

Solheim the Unwanted Man in Sri Lanka - Mahindapala

In his radio address, Mahindapala made a shocking revelation - that it is said that the Ceasefire Agreement signed on February 22, 2002, was dictated by Balasingham, typed by Solheim and signed by Ranil Wickremesinghe with a pen gifted by Prabhakaran.

Liberation Tigers – With a license to kill anyone they wanted.

Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam has made use of the Ceasefire Agreement they entered with the Sri Lanka Government to send killers all over the country to hound and kill the rival groups.

Australians to go to the polls on Oct. 9

Australians will vote on Oct. 9 in a cliff-hanger election pitting the conservative government against centre-left Labor, with national security and the economy as major issues, Prime Minister John Howard said on Sunday.