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Posts Tagged ‘Singapore’ (4 found)

Aung San Suu Kyi’s birthday marked in Singapore

We are gathered here today in Speaker’s Corner, Singapore, to mark the 65th birthday of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, one that she regrettably still spends in house arrest.

It is especially significant for people in Singapore to continue to advocate on behalf of her and the Burmese people, because the government of Singapore would rather support and prop up the military regime […]

June 20, 2010  •  By Free Burma Campaign Singapore  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Update for 30 April

On April 22, Debbie Stothard (Altsean Burma), Aung Moe Zaw (Democratic Party for a New Society) and Min Min (ex-political prisoner representing Assistance Association for Political Prisoners Burma) visited the Swedish parliament to give an update about the situation in Burma leading up to the junta’s elections later this year. At the seminar, the three panelists stressed the importance of Sweden and the EU not recognizing the electoral process or its outcome […]

April 30, 2010  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Singapore mentors Burma in sham elections

By Seelan Palay

As preparations for the sham elections in Burma get into full swing, it is not difficult to notice similarities in electoral practices between the Burmese generals in uniform and Singapore’s leaders in civilian clothes.

The Burmese regime is bending over backwards to stage the fraudulent elections while refusing to respect the results of the country’s polls in 1990 that led to the landslide victory for the National League for Democracy (NLD).[…]

April 27, 2010  •  By Seelan Palay  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Singapore ‘disappointed’ at Myanmar court ruling on Suu Kyi

Singapore said Friday it was disappointed that Myanmar’s Supreme Court had rejected an appeal by democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi against her extended house arrest. “It is of course very disappointing that her appeal did not succeed,” the foreign ministry said in a statement. Singapore said a dialogue between Myanmar authorities, Suu Kyi and […]

February 26, 2010  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤