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Posts Tagged ‘Daw Aung San Suu Kyi Release’ (34 found)

It’s time ASEAN and the UN step up to the task: Investigate abuses, reject election and support Aung San Suu Kyi, urges AIPMC

The release of Aung San Suu Kyi offers new hope for Myanmar. But her release does not solve any of the fundamental problems in the country. The world must continue to work for the freedom of the people of Myanmar.

Another 2,200 political prisoners remain behind bars. Last week’s election reignited ethnic tensions and triggered fresh fighting along the Thai-Myanmar border. Any return to fighting increases the risk of fresh human rights abuses primarily targeting the country’s ethnic nationalities and of new waves of refugees being forced to leave their homes for safety […]

November 15, 2010  •  By ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Myanmar Caucus  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Aung San Suu Kyi freed, but Burma taken hostage by the generals

The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), the Alternative ASEAN Network on Burma (ALTSEAN-Burma), and the Burma Lawyers’ Council are pleased to see Daw Aung San Suu Kyi regain her freedom on 13 November after spending 15 of the last 21 years in detention in Burma […]

November 15, 2010  •  By International Federation for Human Rights, Altsean-Burma, and Burma Lawyers' Council  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

European MPs Welcome the Release of Aung San Suu Kyi but Call for Release of All Political Prisoners and Genuine Dialogue

The European Parliamentary Caucus on Burma (EPCB) welcomes the release of leading Burmese democratic leader and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and demands the international community to keep the pressure on release of all Burmese political prisoners and on genuine dialogue for national reconciliation […]

November 15, 2010  •  By European Parliamentary Caucus on Burma  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Labour Welcomes Release of Aung San Suu Kyi

The long-awaited release of Aung San Suu Kyi from house arrest in Burma is hopefully the welcome next chapter in the movement of that country towards democracy says Labour Foreign Affairs spokesperson, Maryan Street […]

November 14, 2010  •  By New Zeland Labour Party  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Press Release on Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s Release

The Federation of Trade Union of Burma (FTUB) celebrates with joy and emotion, the release of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the heroin and leader of the people and workers of Burma, and expresses its deep emotion and joy […]

November 14, 2010  •  By Federation of Trade Unions-Burma  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement on the release of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi

We celebrate the release of our leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi from unlawful house arrest, and call on the military regime to guarantee her safety and grant her full freedom of movement, expression, association and assembly […]

November 13, 2010  •  By National League for Democracy – Liberated Area  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi ‘free’ but for how long?

The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) welcomes the release of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and respects the importance of this moment, both for her, her family and for the people of Burma.

While the ending of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s house arrest is welcome, it is also fraught, as more than 2,200 other political prisoners continue to languish behind bars in Burma’s appalling prison system […]

November 13, 2010  •  By Assistance Association for Political Prisoners - Burma  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Aung San Suu Kyi Released from House Arrest

Today, the Burmese junta released Daw Aung San Suu Kyi from her illegal house arrest. The junta has detained Suu Kyi for 15 of the last 21 years, and continuously since May 30, 2003.

“We are pleased the junta has finally released Aung San Suu Kyi from her house arrest,” said Freedom Now President Jared Genser. “Unfortunately, her release alone is virtually meaningless until the junta enters into an irreversible process of dialogue resulting in national reconciliation between the junta, the National League for Democracy, and ethnic groups and a restoration of democracy to Burma […]

November 13, 2010  •  By Freedom Now  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

The Elders welcome release of Aung San Suu Kyi and urge release of all political detainees

The Elders have welcomed the release of honorary Elder Aung San Suu Kyi, who has been under house arrest for 15 of the past 21 years.

The Elders said that the government of Burma/Myanmar must also respect Daw Suu Kyi’s political rights as a citizen and not place any conditions on her release. They also called for the release of all the country’s political prisoners […]

November 13, 2010  •  By The Elders  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi Released, Her Safety and Possible Re-arrest Major Concerns, Over 2,200 Political Prisoners still Remain in Prisons

The U.S. Campaign for Burma (USCB), Washington DC-based organization campaigning for freedom, justice and democracy in the Southeast Asian country of Burma, today wholeheartedly welcomes the release of Burma’s democracy leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi from her latest illegal detention that lasted nearly seven years and six months. However no congratulations to Burma’s military regime are in order […]

November 13, 2010  •  By US Campaign for Burma  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤