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Posts Tagged ‘India’ (40 found)

India: Press Burmese Leader on Human Rights

India should emphasize respect for human rights during the state visit by Burma’s Senior General Than Shwe, Human Rights Watch said today. Economic and security interests should not displace concerns about protecting the Burmese people’s fundamental freedoms […]

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

Indian Parliamentarians Protest the Visit of Burma’ Senior General Than Shwe

Indian Parliamentarians’ Forum for Democracy in Burma (IPFDB) expresses their protest on the government’s decision to welcome the state visit of the Senior General Than Shwe of Burma at this point of time in India.

The IPFDB wrote a letter to the Prime Minister of India, Dr. Manmohan Singh and expressed their concerns of the view that Indian government should not lend legitimacy for the military rule and its abusive human rights violations […]

July 25, 2010  •  By Indian Parliamentarians' Forum for Democracy in Burma  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Posters pasted in Budha Gaya against Gen. Than Shwe’s India visit

Hundreds of Posters which read “HE WHO IS THE KILLER OF SONS OF BUDDHA”, “THAN SHWE GO TO HELL”, “WANTED Rs 2007” are pasted along the streets in Budha Gaya where General Than Shwe and cliques will be visiting today […]

July 24, 2010  •  By Burma Centre Delhi  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Indian Civil Society Groups Appeal to the Prime Minister of India to Pressure Burma’s General for Genuine Elections

Burma Centre Delhi (BCD) submits an open letter to Dr. Manmohan Singh, the Prime Minister of India, calling on the Government of India to pressure Burma’s military regime to hold genuinely free and fair elections. The letter is endorsed by 38 civil society organisations and 71 individuals which comprise intellectuals, prominent activists, lawyers, film makers, writers etc from India […]

July 23, 2010  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Open Letter to Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of India – The State visit of Than Shwe, a shame for the world’s largest democracy

Your Excellency,

The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), representing 164 organisations across the world, is deeply troubled by your government’s decision to welcome Senior General Than Shwe of Burma in a state visit to India, to take place from 25-29 July. As chairman of the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC), Than Shwe leads one of the most abusive dictatorships in the world […]

July 20, 2010  •  By International Federation for Human Rights  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Indian Parliamentarians Call for the Release of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi

On the 65th Birth anniversary of the Burmese democratic leader and Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, Indian Parliamentarian’s Forum for Democracy in Burma (IPFDB) urged the Group of Friends on Myanmar and UN Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon to take effective action to secure the immediate release of Aung San Suu Kyi and over 2,000 political prisoners in Burma […]

June 20, 2010  •  By Burma Centre Delhi  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burmese Community and Supporters Hold “People’s Elections” in New Delhi

India-based Burmese democracy activists held a demonstration and people’s election, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi today. Starting from 22 May till today, over 3,600 members of the Burmese community residing in India signed postcards, voting for country’s pro-democracy leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and in support of a democratic Federal Union. The signed postcards call on the Prime Minister of the Government of India, Dr. Manmohan Singh […]

May 27, 2010  •  By Burma Centre Delhi, Women's League of Burma  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Migrant workers vote in ‘People’s Ballot’ campaign

Burmese migrant workers in Mae Sot, Thailand voted in the “People’s Ballot” campaign today, which pitted Aung San Suu Kyi against Senior General Than Shwe, part of a worldwide tribute to the National League for Democracy’s landslide victory in national polls in 1990.[…]

May 27, 2010  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Kaladan Multi-Modal Transit Transport Project

This preliminary report of Arakan Rivers Network (ARN) titled Kaladan Multi-Modal Transit Transport Project highlights the human rights and environmental concerns such as loss of livelihoods, Human Rights abuses, environmental damages etc. over […]

November 1, 2009  •  By Arakan Rivers Network  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤