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Posts Tagged ‘People in Need’ (7 found)

Czechs have celebrated Aung San Suu Kyi’s birthday and call for the release of the Burmese political prisoners

On Friday 17th June 2011 several dozen supporters of the Burmese dissident and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi gathered on a bank of the river Vltava in Prague to commemorate her 66th birthday […]

June 17, 2011  •  By People in Need and Burma Center Prague  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is celebrating her 66th birthday alone

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of the democratic opposition in Burma will celebrate her 66th birthday on June 19. We, the undersigned NGOs, are greatly delighted that, unlike in most of the past twenty years, Suu Kyi will celebrate this birthday freely, without being under house-arrest […]

June 17, 2011  •  By People in Need and Burma Center Prague  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Aung San Suu Kyi appreciates the support of the Czech Republic

The leading Burmese dissident Aung San Suu Kyi has thanked for the long-term support of the Czech Republic in the fight for democracy in Burma. She conveyed this message when receiving a letter by former Czech president Václav Havel in which he was congratulating her to her release from house arrest […]

December 3, 2010  •  By People in Need  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

The Foreign Affairs Committee of the Czech Parliament condemns Burma’s elections and welcomes the release of Aung San Suu Kyi

The Foreign Affairs Committee of the Parliament of the Czech Republic has published a resolution on Burma on the 24th November 2010 calling on the Burmese regime to start a dialogue with the opposition and ethnic groups and enable them to fully participate in the political life. The Committee has also welcomed the release of Burmese leading dissident Aung San Suu Kyi but brought the attention to the fact that there are still over 2 100 political prisoners held in Burmese prisons. The resolution has also mentioned the recent elections in Burma which were labeled as illegitimate […]

November 29, 2010  •  By People in Need  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Aung San Suu Kyi: a fragile heroine and a great symbol

On Friday 18th June 2010 several dozens of supporters of the Burmese dissident and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi gathered in the center of Prague to commemorate her birthday and to condemn her house arrest lasting for the past fifteen years. The organizers of the event, People in Need organization, created a graffiti picture of Suu Kyi on a wall in the city center and invited the public to come and leave a birthday message on the wall […]

June 19, 2010  •  By People in Need  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Graffiti for Aung San Su Kyi: People in Need will commemorate the sixty-fifth birthday of a Burmese dissident in Prague

Graffiti wall in the center of Prague at Těšnov will be decorated by a large portrait of imprisoned Burmese dissident and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Su Kyi from this Friday. People will be able to leave a short note and a birthday wish on the wall as well. Public happening organized by People in Need will be held on Friday June 18, 2010 at 5pm at Těšnov, Prague 1 (at the graffiti wall near tram stop Těšnov). A photo from the event will be sent to Czech, European and Burmese exile media and also to Su Kyi as an expression of Czech support. People in Need want to call the attention to the violations of human rights in one of the most severe authoritarian regimes of present time.[…]

June 15, 2010  •  By People in Need  •  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 ➤