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Posts Tagged ‘Parliamentary Friends of Burma’ (3 found)

PFOB Chair Decries Absurd Election Complaint Fees and Calls on the Military and its Proxy Party to Protect Aung San Suu Kyi

It is absurdly difficult to make a complaint about the recent sham elections in Burma orchestrated by the military and their party USDP. To make a single complaint costs about 5 times your annual income. And if the complaint is determined to be unfounded, you can be fined about 15 times your annual salary. “This is absurd” said PFOB Chair the Honourable Larry Bagnell M.P. Yukon […]

November 16, 2010  •  By Parliamentary Friends of Burma  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Government of Canada is urged to support “Commission of Inquiry” on Burma

While leaders of G20 are meeting in Toronto, Parliamentary Friends of Burma (PFOB) and Canadian Friends of Burma (CFOB) are calling upon the Government of Canada and other world leaders to support an establishment of an UN’s “Commission of Inquiry” on “crimes against humanity” in Burma […]

June 25, 2010  •  By Parliamentary Friends of Burma, Canadian Friends of Burma  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Open Letter to Senior General Than Shwe

Dear Senior General Than Shwe,

The Parliamentary Friends of Burma (PFOB) has noticed the announcement by the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC) of new electoral laws in preparation for the planned elections this year.

We are very disappointed with the electoral laws, which exclude Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and more than 2,100 political prisoners from political participation […]

March 15, 2010  •  By Parliamentarian Friends of Burma  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤