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Posts Tagged ‘Global Day of Action’ (20 found)

Resounding International Support for Daw Aung San Suu Kyi on her 65th Birthday

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the world’s only detained Nobel Peace Laureate, spent her 65th birthday under house arrest in her Rangoon home on Saturday 19 June. Governments, Burmese communities, solidarity groups and individuals around the world held events to commemorate Daw Suu’s birthday, calling for her immediate release […]

June 21, 2010  •  By Burma Partnership  •  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 ➤

Burma Activists to Celebrate Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s Birthday

“People’s Elections” Results To Be Announced

The Ten Alliances of Burma’s movement for democracy and ethnic rights will be honouring the life and vision of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi with a celebration of her 65th birthday […]

June 10, 2010  •  By Ten Alliances  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burmese protest country’s military despots

About 35 Burmese activists gathered downtown Monday to protest Myanmar’s military regime and demand the release of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.[…]

June 1, 2010  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Worldwide Protests Call for Real Elections in Burma

In a coordinated Global Day of Action, Burmese communities and their supporters in more than 20 countries around the world held “People’s Elections” and demonstrations against the military’s elections […]

May 31, 2010  •  By Ten Alliances  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Groups around the world commemorate 1990 Elections

Twenty years ago, on 27 May 1990, the National League for Democracy (NLD) won a landslide victory in the first multi-party elections Burma had seen for decades. However, the NLD and other winning ethnic opposition parties were never allowed to take power as a democratically elected government.[…]

May 31, 2010  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Aquino urged to lead ASEAN push for Burma’s democracy

Filipino activists called on presumptive president-elect Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III to take the cudgels for Burmese democratization among leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in keeping with the legacy of his mother. […]

May 30, 2010  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Special Update on the Global Day of Action

From the Thai-Burma border to Delhi, from Manila to San Francisco, dozens of groups around the world—often partnerships between Burmese communities and solidarity groups—staged a Global Day of Action, denouncing the military’s “selection,” and calling for genuinely democratic “people’s elections” […]

May 28, 2010  •  By Burma Partnership  •  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 ➤

Burmese Community and Supporters Hold “People’s Elections” in Davao City, Philippines

The Initiatives for International Dialogue (IID) and the Bukluran para sa Sosyalistang Isip at Gawa (BISIG) held a demonstration at the Department of Foreign Affairs office in Davao City today. Over 30 members of the Burmese community and their supporters signed postcards […]

May 27, 2010  •  By Initiatives for International Dialogue, Bukluran para sa Sosyalistang Isip at Gawa  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤