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Posts Tagged ‘Czech Republic’ (10 found)

Czechs have celebrated Aung San Suu Kyi’s birthday and call for the release of the Burmese political prisoners

On Friday 17th June 2011 several dozen supporters of the Burmese dissident and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi gathered on a bank of the river Vltava in Prague to commemorate her 66th birthday […]

June 17, 2011  •  By People in Need and Burma Center Prague  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is celebrating her 66th birthday alone

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of the democratic opposition in Burma will celebrate her 66th birthday on June 19. We, the undersigned NGOs, are greatly delighted that, unlike in most of the past twenty years, Suu Kyi will celebrate this birthday freely, without being under house-arrest […]

June 17, 2011  •  By People in Need and Burma Center Prague  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Conference on Political Situation in Burma with European Stakeholders to be Held Next Week in Prague

“Elections in Burma/Myanmar and the European Policy” is the title of the conference organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Czech Republic in cooperation with People in Need, starting at the premises of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in Czernin Palace, on Tuesday, February 15 at 9:30 […]

February 11, 2011  •  By People in Need  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Aung San Suu Kyi appreciates the support of the Czech Republic

The leading Burmese dissident Aung San Suu Kyi has thanked for the long-term support of the Czech Republic in the fight for democracy in Burma. She conveyed this message when receiving a letter by former Czech president Václav Havel in which he was congratulating her to her release from house arrest […]

December 3, 2010  •  By People in Need  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

The Foreign Affairs Committee of the Czech Parliament condemns Burma’s elections and welcomes the release of Aung San Suu Kyi

The Foreign Affairs Committee of the Parliament of the Czech Republic has published a resolution on Burma on the 24th November 2010 calling on the Burmese regime to start a dialogue with the opposition and ethnic groups and enable them to fully participate in the political life. The Committee has also welcomed the release of Burmese leading dissident Aung San Suu Kyi but brought the attention to the fact that there are still over 2 100 political prisoners held in Burmese prisons. The resolution has also mentioned the recent elections in Burma which were labeled as illegitimate […]

November 29, 2010  •  By People in Need  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic received a delegation of the representatives of Burmese opposition

On September 23, the First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Mr. Jiri Schneider, received a delegation of the representatives of Burmese opposition.

The current alarming situation in Burma/Myanmar was discussed during the meeting […]

September 24, 2010  •  By Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Aung San Suu Kyi: a fragile heroine and a great symbol

On Friday 18th June 2010 several dozens of supporters of the Burmese dissident and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi gathered in the center of Prague to commemorate her birthday and to condemn her house arrest lasting for the past fifteen years. The organizers of the event, People in Need organization, created a graffiti picture of Suu Kyi on a wall in the city center and invited the public to come and leave a birthday message on the wall […]

June 19, 2010  •  By People in Need  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

The Burmese junta is preparing sham elections 20 years after last democratic elections

The organization People in Need would like to commemorate this annivesary and express its opinion towards this year’s elections which will not be democratic and will not follow the international human rights standards […]

May 27, 2010  •  By People in Need  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Czech Supports UN War Crimes Inquiry on Burma

The Czech Republic has become the third country to back the recommendation made by UN human rights Special Rapporteur on Burma, Tomas Ojea Quintana, that the UN Security Council examine setting up a Commission of Inquiry into war crimes and crimes against humanity in Burma […]

April 8, 2010  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

Czech Republic Backs Burma Commission of Inquiry – EU Should Officially Support

The Burma Campaign UK today welcomed the Czech Republic’s support for establishing a United Nations Commission of Inquiry into war crimes and crimes against humanity in Burma. News about the Czech Republic’s support was reported on The Irrawaddy website today.

The Czech Republic is the third country to publicly support the establishment of a Commission of Inquiry, following Australia and the UK […]

April 8, 2010  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤