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Posts Tagged ‘Students and Youth Congress of Burma’ (18 found)

US Suspends Economic Sanctions Without Meeting Human Rights Benchmarks

The economic sanctions of the US on Burma were originally adopted because of the disregard for democratic principles and grave human right violations committed by the Burmese government. These violations continue but the pressure for the Burmese government to stop them is now removed […]

May 22, 2012  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Pado Mahn Nyein Maung Must Be Released and Grave Charges Dropped

We note that in July 2011 Pado Mahn Nyein Maung, a member of the Karen National Union (KNU) Central Committee, was deported from China to Burma and is currently under trial facing charges under the Unlawful […]

March 12, 2012  •  By Nationalities Youth Forum and Students and Youth Congress of Burma  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Joint Statement on the 8th World Youth Day for Democracy

Today, October 18, 2011, marks the 8th World Youth Day for Democracy, a day when students and youth around the world stand in solidarity with young people worldwide for taking part in pro-democracy activities. On this day, three student and […]

ယေန႕သည္ အဌမ အၾကိမ္ေျမာက္ ကမာၻ႕ဒီမိုကေရစီ လူငယ္မ်ားေန႕ ျဖစ္ပါသည္။ ထိုေန႕တြင္ တကမာၻလံုးမွ လူငယ္ေက်ာင္းသားမ်ားသည္ ဒီမိုကေရစီေရးအတြက္ လႈပ္ရွားရင္း ေဘးဒုကၡမ်ဳိးစံု ၾကံေတြ႕ေနရေသာ […]

October 18, 2011  •  By All Burma Federation of Student Unions-Foreign Affairs Committee, The Nationalities Youth Forumand The Student and Youth Congress of Burma  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

The Situation of Human Rights for Students and Youth in Burma

The situation of human rights for students and youth in Burma is grave. Violence, forced labor and forced recruitment into the armed forces are preventing the youth of Burma from reaching their potential. There is a lack of opportunities for education and meaningful work which has led a large number of Burma’s young people […]

September 30, 2011  •  By Students and Youth Congress of Burma  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

The Spirit of 8888 Continues to Intensify: Joint Statement on the 23rd Anniversary of Burma’s 8888 People’s Uprising

Today marks the 23rd anniversary of the 1988 people’s uprising in Burma in which individuals from all walks of life throughout the country stood up and dared to speak out against the ruthless military regime. On this day in 1988, as many as 3,000 lives were lost when the regime responded

ယေန႔သည္ ျမန္မာတျပည္လံုးရွိ ျပည္သူမ်ားမွ လွည္းေနေလွေအာင္း ျမင္းေဇာင္းမက်န္ ရက္စက္ယုတ္ မာေသာ စစ္အုပ္စုအား ရဲရဲရင့္ရင့္ျပတ္ျပတ္သားသား ရင္ဆိုင္၍၎တို႔၏ လြတ္ေျမာက္ေရးအတြက္ ျငိမ္းခ်မ္းစြာ စတင္ဆႏၵထုတ္ေဖာ္ျပခဲ့သည့္ ၈ ေလးလံုးလူထုအေရးေတာ္ပံု ၂၃ ႏွစ္ေျမာက္ေန႔ျဖစ္ သည္။ ထိုအေရးေတာ္ပံုတြင္ စစ္အုပ္စု၏ ရက္စက္စြာ ဖိႏွိပ္ျဖိဳခြဲမႈေၾကာင့္ ဆႏၵျပသူ ၃၀၀၀ ခန္႔က်ဆံုးခဲ့ ၾကရကာ ထိုသူမ်ား၏ျပင္းျပေသာ […]

August 8, 2011  •  By Assistance Association for Political Prisoners - Burma, Forum for Democracy in Burma, Nationalities Youth Forum, and Students and Youth Congress of Burma  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Invitation: Commemoration in Bangkok of the 23rd Anniversary of the 1988 Nationwide Pro-Democracy Uprising in Burma

The Forum for Democracy in Burma, Student and Youth Congress of Burma, Nationalities Youth Forum, Assistance Association of Political Prisoners – Burma, Thai Action Committee for Democracy in Burma and Burma Partnership would like to invite you to join our commemoration of the 23rd anniversary of the nationwide pro-democracy uprising in 1988.

The event will include a panel discussion entitled “23 Years of Resistance: Ongoing Human Rights Abuses and the Urgent Need for a Commission of Inquiry.” Speakers will recall experiences of the 1988 uprising, share details about the current human rights abuses and armed conflict in […]

August 4, 2011  •  By Forum for Democracy in Burma, Student and Youth Congress of Burma, Nationalities Youth Forum, Assistance Association for Political Prisoners – Burma, Thai Action Committee for Democracy in Burma and Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement on World Youth Day for Democracy

Release all student and youth political prisoners in Burma

October 18 marks World Youth Day for Democracy, a day when students and youth around the world stand in solidarity with young people imprisoned in Burma for taking part in pro-democracy activities. On this day, four student and youth alliances; are urging the international community to put pressure on the Burmese military regime […]

October 18, 2010  •  By Nationalities Youth Forum, Students and Youth Congress of Burma, All Burma Federation of Student Unions, and Generation Wave  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Pegu Youths Brutally Shot to Death by the Military

Two youths were brutally shot dead in an execution-style killing by soldiers in Pegu at midnight on September 4, 2010.

Aung Thu Hein (22) and Soe Pai Zaw (18) were involved in a minor traffic accident with a military officer and a soldier, who were reportedly drunk. After quarrelling about the accident the soldiers left, but then returned with a large group of their fellow soldiers. When the armed group they found the two men, Aung Thu Hein and Soe Pai Zaw in downtown Pegu later that night, they shot them both to death. The two young men suffered multiple gunshot wounds […]

September 7, 2010  •  By Students and Youth Congress of Burma  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤