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Posts Tagged ‘Philippines’ (23 found)

Burmese Community and Supporters Hold “People’s Elections” in Davao City, Philippines

The Initiatives for International Dialogue (IID) and the Bukluran para sa Sosyalistang Isip at Gawa (BISIG) held a demonstration at the Department of Foreign Affairs office in Davao City today. Over 30 members of the Burmese community and their supporters signed postcards […]

May 27, 2010  •  By Initiatives for International Dialogue, Bukluran para sa Sosyalistang Isip at Gawa  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Filipino solidarity activists to join Global Day of Action to Denounce Burma’s 2010 Military Elections

Rally at Myanmar Embassy Tomorrow

In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the 1990 elections in Burma on May 27, activists around the world including those from the Philippines will mark the day with demonstrations and other solidarity events […]

May 26, 2010  •  By Free Burma Coalition - Philippines, Initiatives for International Dialogue  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Philippines sees Myanmar vote ‘farce’ in September

Myanmar is likely to hold elections around September but they are shaping up to be a “farce” with democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi unable to run, Philippine Foreign Secretary Alberto Romulo said Friday.

On a visit to Washington, Romulo said he expected the fellow Southeast Asian nation’s military regime to release Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, who has spent most of the past 20 years under house arrest.

“I believe the election will go through in September — around that time — and I believe that perhaps from what we hear that Aung San Suu Kyi would be released before the election,” Romulo said at the Center for Strategic and International Studies think-tank.

February 5, 2010  •  Tags:  •  Read more ➤