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Posts Tagged ‘US Campaign for Burma’ (43 found)

Military Regime Bans Aung San Suu Kyi, Political Prisoners, Monks from Participating in the Country’s Political Process, Simultaneously Pushing towards Imminent War with Ethnic Ceasefire Groups

U.N. Security Council Action Required Immediately

The United States Campaign for Burma today strongly denounces the military regime in Burma that has ruled the Southeast Asian country for nearly five decades, for its failure to release all political prisoners, including 1991 Nobel Peace Prize Recipient Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, and banning them from participating in the upcoming election. The regime recently released five laws to govern the process of the election. The Political Parties Registration Law, dated Mar 8, 2010, clearly bans Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, and all political prisoners from not only participating in the election, but also from forming and joining a political party. […]

March 10, 2010  •  By US Campaign for Burma  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

A Burma Plan for Mr. Obama

By Aung Din
Wall Street Journal

The news from Burma, my home country, seems to only go from bad to worse. Last week, Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi was denied yet another appeal and will remain under house arrest. Last month, Burmese-American human-rights activist Kyaw Zaw Lwin, also known as Nyi Nyi Aung, was sentenced to three years in prison on trumped up fraud and forgery charges. […]

March 3, 2010  •  By US Campaign for Burma  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma’s Regime Escalates Attacks against Karen Villagers, Destroys Mobile Health Clinic, Schools, Villages, Forcing Thousands to Flee

(Washington, DC and Bangkok) While Burma’s military regime has been trying to disarm ethnic ceasefire groups at the China-Burma border with its so-called “Border Guard Force” plan, its soldiers have escalated military offensives against ethnic Karen people in eastern Burma this week, destroying not only villages but also a vital mobile health clinic, that sent […]

February 10, 2010  •  By US Campaign for Burma  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤