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Posts Tagged ‘Protest’ (105 found)

Protest Against Ongoing Battle in Kachin State

The ongoing conflict in Kachin State has post a serious threat to thousands of innocent lives as the new Thein Sein government does not care about suffering of the ethnic peoples and have no commitment of democracy and national reconciliation. It still controls the system of government, including the courts and the armed forces […]

June 23, 2011  •  By Burma Centre Delhi  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Worldwide Demonstrations Against Broken Ceasefire in Kachin State

Armed conflict broke out in Kachin State on 9 June, breaking a 17-year ceasefire agreement between the KIO and the Burma Army. As many of 10,000 people have fled from the fighting and remain displaced along the China border.

The Kachin National Organization has called for a Global Day of Action on Friday 24 June to show solidarity with the Kachin Independence Army (KIO) that is fighting to protect the people of Kachin State […]

June 20, 2011  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Philippinas March in Solidarity with the Women of Burma

The women of Free Burma Coalition Philippines (FBC-Phils) held a rally to mark International Women’s Day, standing in unity with all the other women around the world in expressing their commitment to end injustice, impunity and all forms of violence against women.

FBC-Phils drew attention to the women of Burma who continue to suffer from all forms of abuses perpetrated by a brutal military government that is unelected and unwanted by their own people. The ruling military junta of Burma systematically uses rape as a weapon of war, victimizing women and children of different ethnicities all over the country […]

March 8, 2011  •  By Free Burma Coalition - Philippines  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Global Day of Action for 34 Resistance Fighters From Burma in Indian Jail

Demonstration for 34 at the High Commission of India in London38 organisations in 18 countries are taking part in a global day of action in support of 34 resistance fighters from Burma who are currently being held in an Indian jail. The 34 are threatened with deportation back to Burma, where they would very likely face arrest, torture and imprisonment […]

February 11, 2011  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Activists in Japan Protest Against the New Parliament

In the lead up to the convening of the new parliament in Burma, the Network for Democracy in Burma organized a series of protests calling on the Japanese government not to recognize the parliament that was elected through the regime’s undemocratic elections in November 2010 […]

February 1, 2011  •  By Network for Democracy in Burma (Japan)  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Week 34: 2010 Election Watch (26 October – 1 November)

Developments

  • NLD members distributed election boycott leaflets in Rangoon’s Insein and Mingaladon Townships. Riot police in Rangoon’s North Okkalapa Township surrounded “no-vote” campaigners as they attempted to distribute election boycott leaflets.
  • Around 1,200 people from over 150 villages protested the elections in Ye and Thanbyuzayat Townships in Mon State and Kyainnseikyi Township in Karen State […]
November 3, 2010  •  By Altsean-Burma  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Protest in New Delhi Urging Government of India to Reject Burma’s Elections

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  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Activists urge Govt of India to reject military’s 2010 election

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  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Activists urge ASEAN, UN to quickly act on Burma; see ‘zero democratic integrity’ on 2010 polls

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  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

East Timorese Students’ Protest Welcomed Burmese Military Junta Minister

Young East Timorese students met Burma’s Military Junta Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. U Nyan Win at the airport on his recent three day official visit in the Republica Democratica de Timor-Leste (RDTL). This is the first high official of the Military Junta visit Timor after the country’s restoration of independence. ‘The objective of the visit is to build alliance with RDTL and to support RDTL to become member of ASEAN in 2012,” RDTL Foreign Affairs Official Milena said in Pantai Kelapa […]

August 20, 2010  •  By Nelia Menezes  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤