Jan 2, 2009 (DVB)–The National League for Democracy has called for national reconciliation and the immediate release of all political prisoners in a New Year statement backed by MPs-elect and ethnic parties.
The NLD released the statement yesterday with the support of members of the Committee Representing the People’s Parliament and seven election-winning parties.
The other parties were the Shan Nationalities League for Democracy led by Hkun Htun Oo, the Arakan League for Democracy led by Aye Thar Aung, the Mon National League for Democracy led by Nai Tun Thein, Kyaw Min’s National Democratic Party for Human Rights, the National Democracy Party led by MP-elect Soe Win, the Zomi National Congress led by Cin Sian Thang and Htaung Ko Thang’s United Nationalities League for Democracy.
The statement was signed by all the party leaders apart from Hkun Htun Oo and Kyaw Min who are currently in prison. continue http://english.dvb.no/news.php?id=2055