Demonstrations have been held in several countries across the world to protest against the general election taking place on Sunday in Burma.
November 7, 2010 |
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Burma Centre Delhi in collaboration with India-based Burmese pro-democratic forces organized a protest rally at Jantar Mantar on 3 November 2010 against the upcoming Burma’s 2010 election on 7 November 2010. The event was one of the biggest as around 900 Burmese from different ethnic groups participated in their respective traditional attires holding placards and shouting slogans in the capital of India [...]
November 3, 2010 | By Burma Centre Delhi |
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Burma Partnership, in collaboration with Kestrel Media, is releasing today a 17-minute film that shows why the people of Burma do not believe that the upcoming elections will bring any genuine democratic progress to their country.
“This is Not Democracy” examines the historical context of the current elections, illustrating how the military regime’s so-called “Roadmap to Democracy”, including the 2008 Constitution, is nothing more than an attempt to cement military rule under a civilian façade [...]
October 24, 2010 | By Burma Partnership |
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High school students have made jewelery with photos of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and her father, General Aung San. They are distributing the earrings to friends and supporters inside Burma.
October 23, 2010 | By Burma Partnership |
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With only 15 days to go before the scheduled November 7 multi-party elections in Burma, solidarity activists under the Free Burma Coalition – Philippines (FBC-Phils) today staged a rally in front of the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) as part of the Global Day of Action denouncing what they call Burma’s “military elections” [...]
October 22, 2010 | By Free Burma Coalition–Philippines |
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Navi Pillay, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, recently said the world must exercise “utmost vigilance” to ensure the approaching elections in Myanmar (Burma) are free and fair.
We are disappointed in such comments, which focus on the election as something important for our country, as something worth waiting and watching for, although this election is not the solution for Burma.
The elections, scheduled for Nov. 7, are designed to legalize military rule in Burma under the 2008 constitution, which was written to create a permanent military dictatorship in our country [...]
September 30, 2010 | By U Win Tin |
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Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the world’s only detained Nobel Peace Laureate, spent her 65th birthday under house arrest in her Rangoon home on Saturday 19 June. Governments, Burmese communities, solidarity groups and individuals around the world held events to commemorate Daw Suu’s birthday, calling for her immediate release [...]
June 21, 2010 | By Burma Partnership |
Tags: 65th Birthday, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Global Day of Action, Ten Alliances, United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention | Read more >>