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Posts Tagged ‘Free Burma Coalition – Philippines’ (31 found)

Filipino Solidarity Activists Call for Inclusion of Genuine Peace and Democratization in Burma in PH-MYA Bilateral Talks

Open Letter 2 by FBC-PhilsOne hundred (100) solidarity activists belonging to the Free Burma Coalition – Philippines (FBCP) today held a symbolic action in front of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to press for Burmese people’s demands in the second day of Burmese President Thein Sein’s visit to the Philippines […]

December 5, 2013  •  By Free Burma Coalition - Philippines  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Solidarity Activists Urge Burma’s Thein Sein to Restore Rohingyas Citizenship and Ethnic Rights; Ask UN, ASEAN to Probe Sectarian Violence in Arakan State

“The continued refusal of the government of Burma to recognize the ethnic rights, civil and political freedoms, and citizenship of the Rohingyas are clear violations of international law. Advertising reforms while violating the human rights of another section of your society is a complete paradox. Unless the regime of Burma corrects its past mistakes, all its efforts will just become an epic failure […]”

July 19, 2012  •  By Asia-Pacific Solidarity Coalition and Free Burma Coalition - Philippines  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

On Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s 67th Birthday: Philippine Activists Call to End Humanitarian Crisis in Kachin State and Sectarian-violence Between Buddhists and Muslims in Arakan

“The recent humanitarian crisis in Kachin state and the worsening sectarian violence in Arakan clearly illustrate that despite the perceived democratic reforms, human rights violations continue to thrive in Burma. Today, we offer this birthday candle for Daw Aung San Suu Kyi […]

June 19, 2012  •  By Free Burma Coalition - Philippines and Asia Pacific Solidarity Coalition  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Philippine Activists Call to End Humanitarian Crisis in Kachin State and Sectarian-Violence Between Buddhists and Muslims in Arakan

“The recent humanitarian crisis in Kachin state and the worsening sectarian violence in Arakan clearly illustrate that despite the perceived democratic reforms, human rights violations continue to thrive in Burma. Today, we offer this birthday candle for Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to give a light of hope to the peoples of Arakan and Kachin who still live in darkness” […]

June 19, 2012  •  By Free Burma Coalition - Philippines and Asia Pacific Solidarity Coalition  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Philippine Activists Call to Postpone Gas and Trans-Burma Pipeline Projects; Urge Thein Sein Regime to Exercise Social and Environmental Responsibility

Philippine solidarity activists today joined the Global Day of Action against the construction of oil and gas pipelines in Burma called the Shwe Gas and Trans-Burma Pipelines Project led by Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise and the Chinese state-owned China National Petroleum Company […]

March 1, 2012  •  By Free Burma Coalition - Philippines  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

End Oppression Now! Support a Commission of Inquiry on Crimes Against Humanity in Burma!

More than 50 people representing the Free Burma Coalition – Philippines held a demonstration in front of the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) at Roxas Blvd in Manila calling on the Philippine government to support the international call for the creation of a UN Commission of Inquiry to investigate crimes against humanity in Burma. The demonstrators held a program to commemorate the 23rd year anniversary of the violent crackdown on Burma’s national people’s uprising outside of the DFA building while a short ceremony was happening inside to celebrate the 44th year since the founding of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) […]

August 8, 2011  •  By Initiatives for International Dialogue and Free Burma Coalition - Philippines  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Letter to President of Republic of the Philippines by members of Free Burma Coalition – Philippines

Today, pro-democracy groups around the world observe the 23rd Anniversary of the EDSA-inspired August 8,1988 national uprising in Burma. Mr. President, today is the day when more than10,000 peaceful demonstrators were shot, arrested and killed […]

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

Philippine Gov’t Asked to Support Probe on International Crimes in Burma

Solidarity activists based in Manila and Davao City under the Free Burma Coalition-Philippines (FBC-Phils) today joined the international commemoration of the 23rd anniversary of August 08, 1988 Edsa-like national uprising in Burma where 10,000 peaceful demonstrators were shot […]

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

Filipino solidarity activists lambast Burmese junta’s “bogus” prisoner amnesty

About a hundred of Filipino solidarity activists under the Free Burma Coalition-Philippines (FBC-Phils) today held a solidarity action in front of the Myanmar (Burma) Embassy in Makati City, Philippines in line with the international celebration of Aung San Suu Kyi’s 66th birthday on June 19 […]

June 17, 2011  •  By Free Burma Coalition - Philippines  •  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 ➤