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Posts Tagged ‘Malaysia’ (42 found)

UNHCR (Malaysia) Must Avoid Discrimination

Burma Democratic Concern (BDC) today calls for UNHCR (Malaysia) to respect human rights and to avoid discrimination dealing with Burmese refugees from Burma.

Burma is make up with Burmese (Bamar), Kachin, Kayar, Karean, Chin, Mon, Arakan and Shan. Burmese refugees fled from Burma due to military regime’s extreme repression. People of Burma voted for Daw Aung San Suu Kyi as their leader and they don’t agree with junta illegitimate rule in Burma. Military regime sees no difference in oppressing people of Burma and always uses ultimate force to crush all the opposition regardless of religion, race or ethnicity.[…]

May 5, 2010  •  By Burma Democratic Concern  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Malaysia calls on Myanmar to free Suu Kyi ahead of polls

Malaysia Tuesday called on military-run Myanmar to free opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi ahead of national elections it expects to be held around October.

“We want a free, fair and an inclusive election. We should give everybody a chance, including Aung San Suu Kyi,” Foreign Minister Anifah Aman told AFP, adding he thought the vote would be held “around October”.

“We hope she will be freed. We feel that giving all a chance is democracy. Then it becomes a legitimate election,” he added.

February 9, 2010  •  Tags:  •  Read more ➤