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Posts Tagged ‘65th Birthday’ (29 found)

NLD Leader U Win Tin Video Message For Aung San Suu Kyi

A video birthday message to Aung San Suu Kyi from National League for Democracy leader U Win Tin has been smuggled out of Burma.

In the message U Win Tin, who spent 19 years in jail as a political prisoner, describes how he misses Aung San Suu Kyi, and how he hopes she will soon be free to lead the people again […]

June 18, 2010  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Activists Celebrate Birthday of Nobel Laureate Daw Aung San Suu Kyi

Government Officials Receive Results of the “People’s Elections”

At a press conference held today in Bangkok, Burma’s Ten Alliances of the movement for democracy and ethnic rights celebrated Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s birthday and announced the results of their global “People’s Elections” […]

June 18, 2010  •  By Ten Alliances  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Filipino solidarity activists to picket Burma embassy tomorrow

Filipino activists under Free Burma Coalition – Philippines (FBC-Phils) will join tomorrow’s international celebration of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s 65th Birthday […]

June 17, 2010  •  By Free Burma Coalition - Philippines  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

CSW Renews Calls for UN Inquiry into Burma’s Crimes Against Humanity on Aung San Suu Kyi’s 65th Birthday

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) is marking the 65th birthday of Burma’s democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi by renewing its call for the establishment of a United Nations Commission of Inquiry, to investigate crimes against humanity and war crimes in Burma. CSW is also calling for a universal arms embargo on the regime […]

June 17, 2010  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

UN Special Rapporteur calls for the immediate release of Aung San Suu Kyi

“I urge the Government of Myanmar to heed the call of an independent United Nations human rights body to immediately release Daw Aung San Suu Kyi. The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention recently adopted its sixth ‘Opinion’ on Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, which has been made public […]

June 17, 2010  •  By Tomas Ojea Quintana  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

The Elders keep an empty chair for Aung San Suu Kyi

At their recent meeting in Johannesburg, South Africa, The Elders kept an empty chair draped in Burmese silk for Aung San Suu Kyi and Burma’s thousands of political prisoners.

The Elders – a group of eminent global leaders founded by Nelson Mandela – say that restrictions on political activity in Burma/Myanmar make it impossible for elections later this year to deliver credible results […]

June 17, 2010  •  By The Elders  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Honouring Suu Kyi to condemn military election in Burma

The Burmese communities living in different parts of the world have started coordinated demonstrations against the military controlled election in their country. After observing the Global Day of Action on May 27 in different parts of the world, the exile Burmese activists are celebrating the birthday of pro-democracy icon, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi spreading the message that the great lady continues to be a symbol of freedom and democracy for people in Burma […]

June 16, 2010  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement on Aung San Suu Kyi’s 65th Birthday

Aung San Suu Kyi is among the great fearless moral leaders of the world. She has dedicated her life to the cause of freedom and democracy in Burma, and given her freedom for this cause. Today, as we mark Aung San Suu Kyi’s 65th birthday, she will be marking this day as yet another day without freedom, cut off from her children and family, under house arrest imposed on her by the military dictatorship that rules Burma […]

June 15, 2010  •  By Office of Tibet  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Graffiti for Aung San Su Kyi: People in Need will commemorate the sixty-fifth birthday of a Burmese dissident in Prague

Graffiti wall in the center of Prague at Těšnov will be decorated by a large portrait of imprisoned Burmese dissident and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Su Kyi from this Friday. People will be able to leave a short note and a birthday wish on the wall as well. Public happening organized by People in Need will be held on Friday June 18, 2010 at 5pm at Těšnov, Prague 1 (at the graffiti wall near tram stop Těšnov). A photo from the event will be sent to Czech, European and Burmese exile media and also to Su Kyi as an expression of Czech support. People in Need want to call the attention to the violations of human rights in one of the most severe authoritarian regimes of present time.[…]

June 15, 2010  •  By People in Need  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤