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Posts Tagged ‘Philippines’ (23 found)

Activists urge Burmese junta to start genuine dialogue with opposition; reiterate rejection of 2010 polls

Filipino solidarity activists, mostly women, under the Free Burma Coalition – Philippines (FBC-Phils) today held a rally in front of the Burma (Myanmar) embassy to welcome the release from house arrest of Burma’s democracy icon Daw Aung San Suu Kyi […]

November 17, 2010  •  By Free Burma Coalition - Philippines  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Activists urge ASEAN, UN to quickly act on Burma; see ‘zero democratic integrity’ on 2010 polls

With only 15 days to go before the scheduled November 7 multi-party elections in Burma, solidarity activists under the Free Burma Coalition – Philippines (FBC-Phils) today staged a rally in front of the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) as part of the Global Day of Action denouncing what they call Burma’s “military elections” […]

October 22, 2010  •  By Free Burma Coalition–Philippines  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Activists say “ there’s blood in the ballot”; reiterate call to probe junta’s crimes against humanity

About a hundred of Filipino solidarity activists under the Free Burma Coalition – Philippines (FBC-Phils) today joined the international commemoration of the 3rd anniversary of the historic Saffron Revolution in Burma where thousands of peaceful demonstrators led by Buddhist monks, nuns, students and ordinary citizens took to the streets of Rangoon and provincial centers as they demanded social, economic and political changes to the Burmese military junta […]

September 24, 2010  •  By Free Burma Coalition - Philippines  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Philippines: Press For Justice in Burma

The Philippine government should publicly support the establishment of an international Commission of Inquiry for Burma, Human Rights Watch said today in a letter to President Benigno Aquino III.[…]

September 20, 2010  •  By Human Rights Watch  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Philippines rally commemorating 8.8.88

About one hundred members of the Free Burma Coalition – Philippines (FBC-Phils) held an action in front of the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs office in Manila to commemorate the 22nd anniversary of the 8-8-88 people’s uprising in Burma. The demonstrators called on the Philippine government to denounce the national elections being planned by the SPDC military junta in Burma amidst the junta’s continued crimes against its people […]

August 6, 2010  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Filipino activists urge Aquino to take action on Burma

Activists from the Free Burma Coalition Philippines have called for stronger policies and more concrete action on democratisation in Burma from the new Aquino administration, which was sworn in yesterday […]

July 1, 2010  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Philippine Groups Celebrate Aung San Suu Kyi Birthday and Women of Burma Day

About a hundred activists, mostly women, representing different Philippine organizations read poetry and sang songs dedicated to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and all the women of Burma in front of the SPDC Myanmar Embassy in Makati City. This is in celebration of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s 65th birthday (June 19) and the “Women of Burma Day” […]

June 18, 2010  •  By Free Burma Coalition - Philippines  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Philippine solidarity activists join int’l celebration of Aung San Suu Kyi’s 65th birthday

Solidarity activists, mostly women under the Free Burma Coalition – Philippines (FBC-Phils) today staged a rally in front of the Myanmar (Burma) Embassy in Makati City as part of the international celebration of the 65th birthday of Burma’s democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi […]

June 18, 2010  •  By Free Burma Coalition - Philippines  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Filipino solidarity activists to picket Burma embassy tomorrow

Filipino activists under Free Burma Coalition – Philippines (FBC-Phils) will join tomorrow’s international celebration of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s 65th Birthday […]

June 17, 2010  •  By Free Burma Coalition - Philippines  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Aquino urged to lead ASEAN push for Burma’s democracy

Filipino activists called on presumptive president-elect Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III to take the cudgels for Burmese democratization among leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in keeping with the legacy of his mother. […]

May 30, 2010  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤