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Title: International Movement for a Just World
Description/subject: "The International Movement for a Just World is a non-profit international citizens' organisation which seeks to create public awareness about injustices within the existing global system. It also attempts to develop a deeper understanding of the struggle for social justice and human rights at the global level, which the International Movement for a Just World believes, should be guided by universal spiritual and moral values rooted in the oneness of God. In furtherance of these objectives, the International Movement for a Just World has undertaken a number of activities including conducting research, publishing books and monographs, organising conferences and seminars, networking with groups and individuals and participating in public campaigns."
Language: English
Date of entry/update: 04 October 2010

Title: Malaysia: Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Language: English
Source/publisher: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003

Title: Malaysian Mission, New York
Language: English
Source/publisher: Malaysian Mission,
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003

Individual Documents

Title: Asean: Time to Interfere
Date of publication: April 2005
Description/subject: The Burma Asean chair issue is only first on lawmakers’ list... "In the middle of 2004, both ruling Barisan Nasional Government MPs and those from the opposition benches of the Dewan Rakyat (People’s Assembly) established the Pro-Democracy Myanmar [Burma] Caucus of the Malaysian parliament. It was something of an historical event as it was one of the rare occasions when there was a consensus among Malaysian parliamentarians from a broad political spectrum that the region was about to encounter a major diplomatic crisis which would potentially have grave implications for the region’s political and economic future. Thus, as the MP entrusted with the task of finding a realistic and practical way out of the embarrassing prospect of Myanmar taking its turn as chairman of Asean in 2006, I drew up a plan, together with my fellow members of the caucus, to treat this as an Asean-wide concern. It was decided that the best way to assess the commitment of other Asean MPs was to gather them together on a friendly basis to hear their views regarding the impending dangers that the region would inevitably face in its relations with partners who had been traditionally engaged with Asean in bilateral and multilateral dialogues.Invitations were sent to other Asean parliamentarians. Positive responses were received from five of them: Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. The outcome was the formation in Kuala Lumpur in November 2004 of the Asean Inter-Parliamentary Myanmar Caucus, of which I am privileged to be the chairman..."
Author/creator: Zaid Ibrahim
Language: English
Source/publisher: "The Irrawaddy" Vol. 13, No. 4
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 27 September 2010

Title: Stop Interfering, Mahathir
Date of publication: August 2002
Description/subject: "Ending his one-day visit to Burma accompanied by a 300-member delegation of Malaysian officials and businessmen, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad concluded that the process of change in Burma must be gradual. The visit paid by the staunchest backer of Burma�s pariah regime could be seen as a promotional trip for oil, gas, telecommunications and other Malaysian business interests. Of course, Dr Mahathir did not visit Aung San Suu Kyi..."
Author/creator: Editorial
Language: English
Source/publisher: "The Irrawaddy" Vol 10, No. 6, July-August 2002
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003

Title: Different Concepts of Democracy
Date of publication: May 1997
Description/subject: From an interview with Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad: "Will Asean admit Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos this year? I think that could happen. And it should happen. I see no reason why we should take into consideration internal matters when we come together..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: "Asiaweek" via "The Irrawaddy" Vol. 5, No. 2
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 16 February 2009

Title: *Youtube search for Burma OR Myanmar - Malaysia* (video)
Description/subject: About 544,000 results (August 2017)
Language: English, Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: Various sources via Youtube
Format/size: Adobe Flash or html5
Date of entry/update: 23 August 2017