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Posts Tagged ‘Ethnic Nationalities’ (218 found)

Burma: 20 years after 1990 elections, democracy still denied repressive laws mark preparation for 2010 polls

On the twentieth anniversary of Burma’s historic 1990 elections, the Burmese military government shows no signs of relaxing its stranglehold on power, Human Rights Watch said today.

Elections planned for 2010, the first in 20 years, appear designed to enshrine military rule with a civilian face, Human Rights Watch said.[…]

May 26, 2010  •  By Human Rights Watch  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Weekly Political Events Regarding the SPDC’s Election (017-2010)

The Network for Democracy and Development (NDD), a Burmese political organization based on the Thai-Burma border, is researching and distributing weekly reports summarizing political events in Burma regarding the SPDC’s Elections. These reports include information on the activities of the SPDC and USDA, opposition groups, armed ethnic groups, cease-fire groups, border guard forces, international governments and non-governmental organizations, and civilians inside Burma.[…]

May 23, 2010  •  By Network for Democracy and Development  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma flag ‘erases ethnic armies’

By Francis Wade

The new Burmese flag to be hoisted following elections this year is evidence of the ruling regime’s attempt to wipe out ethnic armies, Burma observers say. […]

May 20, 2010  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Weekly Political Events Regarding the SPDC’s Election (016-2010)

The Network for Democracy and Development (NDD), a Burmese political organization based on the Thai-Burma border, is researching and distributing weekly reports summarizing political events in Burma regarding the SPDC’s Elections. These reports include information on the activities of the SPDC and USDA, opposition groups, armed ethnic groups, cease-fire groups, border guard forces, international governments and non-governmental organizations, and civilians inside Burma.[…]

May 16, 2010  •  By Network for Democracy and Development  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Weekly Political Events Regarding the SPDC’s Election (015-2010)

The Network for Democracy and Development (NDD), a Burmese political organization based on the Thai-Burma border, is researching and distributing weekly reports summarizing political events in Burma regarding the SPDC’s Elections. These reports include information on the activities of the SPDC and USDA, opposition groups, armed ethnic groups, cease-fire groups, border guard forces, international governments and non-governmental organizations, and civilians inside Burma.[…]

May 9, 2010  •  By Network for Democracy and Development  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Monthly Chronology Events April 2010

An extensive monthly chronology of events researched and distributed by the Network for Democracy and Development (NDD), a Burmese political organization based on the Thai-Burma border.

These chronologies include information on the activities of the SPDC and USDA, opposition groups, armed ethnic groups, cease-fire groups, international governments and non-governmental organizations, and civilians inside Burma and along its borders.[…]

May 4, 2010  •  By Network for Democracy and Development  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Weekly Political Events Regarding the SPDC’s Election (014-2010)

The Network for Democracy and Development (NDD), a Burmese political organization based on the Thai-Burma border, is researching and distributing weekly reports summarizing political events in Burma regarding the SPDC’s Elections. These reports include information on the activities of the SPDC and USDA, opposition groups, armed ethnic groups, cease-fire groups, border guard forces, international governments and non-governmental organizations, and civilians inside Burma.[…]

May 2, 2010  •  By Network for Democracy and Development  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Weekly Political Events Regarding the SPDC’s Election (013-2010)

The Network for Democracy and Development (NDD), a Burmese political organization based on the Thai-Burma border, is researching and distributing weekly reports summarizing political events in Burma regarding the SPDC’s Elections. These reports include information on the activities of the SPDC and USDA, opposition groups, armed ethnic groups, cease-fire groups, border guard forces, international governments and non-governmental organizations, and civilians inside Burma.[…]

April 25, 2010  •  By Network for Democracy and Development  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement at the Close of the Central Presidium Meeting of the 7th NDF Congress

The meeting decided on continuing the NDF’s full support for position of the ethnic nationality ceasefire forces rejecting the SPDC proposal to transform them to BGF and urge them to resist the SPDC’s pressure by various means, with coordinated and united response. In addition, we, the NDF Presidium Meeting earnestly welcome and support the clear-cut opposition, today, against the military dictatorship and the peaceful struggle for democracy by the NLD, led by Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, since they are a fair and just struggle […]

April 25, 2010  •  By National Democratic Front  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

KNU/KNLA PEACE COUNCIL’s Response to 22nd April Deadline of Merger with Burma Army

They reported to me that you put pressure on them to accept your proposal for us to become Burma Army Militia Group.

Last time you pressured us to become a Border Guard Force, and now you are putting pressure on us again under a new name “Burma Army Militia Group”.

I would like to clarify to you that no matter what name you come up with, we will not agree or respond to any kind of military program which disturbs the peace and security of the lives of our Karen.

April 23, 2010  •  By Karen Peace Council  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤