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Posts Tagged ‘India’ (40 found)

Global Day of Action for 34 Resistance Fighters From Burma in Indian Jail

Demonstration for 34 at the High Commission of India in London38 organisations in 18 countries are taking part in a global day of action in support of 34 resistance fighters from Burma who are currently being held in an Indian jail. The 34 are threatened with deportation back to Burma, where they would very likely face arrest, torture and imprisonment […]

February 11, 2011  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma: Visit to the India-Burma Border

“We have been ruled by the army for 48 years. The army has killed our hopes.” – A Chin pastor

“The elections amount to nothing more than a change of clothes for the military. They are completely unacceptable.” – A Chin refugee

In eastern Burma, the regime is carrying out military offensives against ethnic civilians, resulting in the displacement of hundreds of thousands of people and rape, torture, forced labour and killings. Civilians, including women, children and the elderly, are sometimes shot at point-blank range. In western and northern Burma, the regime is also cruelly suppressing the ethnic nationalities, although the tactics vary […]

December 1, 2010  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Protest in New Delhi Urging Government of India to Reject Burma’s Elections

Burma Centre Delhi in collaboration with India-based Burmese pro-democratic forces organized a protest rally at Jantar Mantar on 3 November 2010 against the upcoming Burma’s 2010 election on 7 November 2010. The event was one of the biggest as around 900 Burmese from different ethnic groups participated in their respective traditional attires holding placards and shouting slogans in the capital of India […]

November 3, 2010  •  By Burma Centre Delhi  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Activists urge Govt of India to reject military’s 2010 election

Burma Centre Delhi in collaboration with India-based Burmese pro-democratic forces organized a protest rally at Jantar Mantar on 3 November 2010 against the upcoming Burma’s 2010 election on 7 November 2010. The event was one of the biggest as around 900 Burmese from different ethnic groups participated in their respective traditional attires holding placards and shouting slogans in the capital of India […]

November 3, 2010  •  By Burma Centre Delhi  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Appeal Letter to Smt Sonia Gandhi by Burmese orgs in India on Mahatma Gandhi Birthday

On the 141st birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, Burma Centre Delhi on behalf of all the Burmese democratic organizations in India submitted an appeal letter to Smt. Sonia Gandhi, President of All India Congress Committee (AICC) seeking her support to bring about genuine democratic change in Burma.

The letter which was endorsed by 44 Burmese organizations in India carries a very powerful speech of Aung San Suu Kyi on non – violent approach […]

October 2, 2010  •  By Burma Centre Delhi  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Press Release on Elections in Burma

The Indian government should take a critical stance on the fairness and inclusiveness of the upcoming elections in Burma and their results. This call was made by the more than 20 journalists and civil society activists who participated in a media workshop on the November elections as well as the situation of Burmese refugees living in India, held at the Press Club of India […]

September 27, 2010  •  By Burma Centre Delhi and Burma Center Prague  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Honoring Win Maw Oo and Commemoration of the Gallantry Heroes

Burmese protest against the “2010 Military Selection”

Today, 19th September is the 22nd death anniversary of Ms Win Maw Oo and gallantry heroes of Burma in their defiance against the brutal military regime. We, democracy activists of Burma, commemorate today as “Win Maw Oo Day” by honoring her exemplary courage […]

September 19, 2010  •  By Burmese pro-democracy movement in India  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

India Welcomes Than Shwe, Sets Aside Principles of Democracy

Earlier this week, Senior General Than Shwe concluded his five-day tour of India. The tour included a visit to the mausoleum of India’s treasured non-violence advocate Mahatma Gandhi, ceremonial receptions hosted by high-level Indian officials and a series of delegation level talks and treaty signings[…]

August 2, 2010  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

26 July – 1 Aug: India Welcomes Than Shwe, Sets Aside Principles of Democracy

Earlier this week, Senior General Than Shwe concluded his five-day tour of India. The tour included a visit to the mausoleum of India’s treasured non-violence advocate Mahatma Gandhi, ceremonial receptions hosted by high-level Indian officials and a series of delegation level talks and treaty signings […]

August 2, 2010  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Memorandum to the Prime Minister of India from Burmese Pro-Democracy Movement in India

Dear honorable Prime Minister,

Burmese pro-democracy movement in India is outraged by the visit of the most brutal military dictator of Burma to India. His presence would disgrace Republic of India. The world knows well that Senior General Than Shwe has killed innocent unarmed protesters including Buddhist monks. The junta also detained the Nehru Award holder Daw Aung San Suu Kyi for bogus reasons for many years.[…]

July 26, 2010  •  By Burmese pro-democracy movement in India  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤