Burmese Campaign Videos BDC-Burma Music Video: “SHOCK Shi-Tae”

Burma Democratic Concern ( BDC) pleased to inform you that Burmese song “SHOCK Shi-Tae” for the “Ar-Yone-Oo-Mar SHOCK Shi-Tae” campaign video has been released on facebook and on youtube.

Since you may be aware that Burma Democratic Concern (BDC) is embarking on media campaign so as to encourage everyone’s participation working for democratisation of Burma.

Burma Democratic Concern (BDC) is well aware that media plays the important role to restore democracy in Burma so that we are producing the video, “Ar-Yone-Oo-Mar SHOCK Shi-Tae”.

Our main intention is to share the video with the people inside Burma in order to inform them of why we should boycott junta’s planned sham elections, junta’s unilaterally adopted sham constitution and why we must collectively lobby international governments including UNSC to to declare military entrenching constitution as NULL & VOID, why we must work implementing 1990 election results as well as life of the political activists.

Please enjoy the following music video and ads. I am also pleased to inform you that the full length video with ENGLISH and CHINESE subtitles approximately 90 minutes will be out very soon.


Construction of railway linking China, Laos to begin late Oct.

KUNMING, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) — The building of a railway between southwest China’s Yunnan Province and Laos will kick off on Oct. 28, according to its Chinese contractor.

The 530-km railway, expected to be completed in 2015, will link Mohan port in Dai Autonomous Prefecture of Xishuangbanna and Vientiane, the capital of Laos, said Li Zhanqun, board chairman of the Yunnan Xiaoxiang Pan-Asia Investment Co., Ltd.

“We would like to use more workers from Laos to help boost the employment market along the railway,” Li said.

The railway is part of the Trans-Asian railway network, which will cover 114,000 km and travel through 28 countries throughout the region.

In 2009, China ratified an agreement on the Trans-Asian Railway Network, which was initiated by the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).

The agreement came into effect in June 2009. (Xinhua)

တစ္လေက်ာ္အတြင္း အပစ္ရပ္ကရင္အဖြဲ႕ႏွစ္ဖြဲ႕မွ အင္အား ၅၉ဦး KNU ႏွင့္ ပူးေပါင္းခဲ့ by KIC

ေအာက္တုိဘာလ ၇ရက္။ ေစာသိန္းျမင့္ (ေကအုိင္စီ)

နယ္ျခားေစာင့္တပ္(BGF)ႏွင့္ ေကအဲန္ယူ-ေကအဲန္အယ္လ္ေအ ကရင္ၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးေကာင္စီ(KPC)မွ တပ္ဖြဲ႕၀င္ ၅၉ဦးသည္ ၾသဂုတ္လကုန္ပုိင္းမွစ၍ စက္တင္ဘာလကုန္အထိ ကရင္အမ်ဳိးသားအစည္းအ႐ုံး(KNU) တပ္မဟာ(၆)ႏွင့္ လာေရာက္ပူးေပါင္း ခဲ့ေၾကာင္း KNU ဘက္က ထုတ္ေဖာ္ေျပာဆိုသည္။

ၿပီးခဲ့သည့္ ၾသဂုတ္လ ၁၈ရက္ေန႔က တုိးတက္ေသာ ဗုဒၶဘာသာ ကရင္အမ်ဳိးသား တပ္မေတာ္(DKBA) နယ္ျခားေစာင့္အျဖစ္ အသြင္ေျပာင္းခဲ့သည့္ေနာက္ပုိင္းမွစ၍ စက္တင္ဘာလကုန္အထိ နယ္ျခားေစာင့္တပ္ဖြဲ႕မွ ၃၉ဦး၊ ဗုိလ္မွဴးခ်ဳပ္ေစာထင္ေမာင္ ဦးစီးသည့္ ၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးေကာင္စီမွ တပ္ဖဲြ႕၀င္ ၂၀ဦးတုိ႔သည္ လက္နက္ခဲယမ္း အျပည့္အစုံျဖင့္ လာေရာက္ပူးေပါင္းခဲ့သည္ဟု KNU တပ္မဟာ(၆)က သတင္းႏွင့္ ျပန္ၾကားေရးဌာန တာ၀န္ခံက ယခုလို ေျပာသည္။

KNU တပ္မဟာ(၆) သတင္းႏွင့္ ျပန္ၾကားေရးတာ၀န္ခံ ဗုိလ္ႀကီးေစာထဲေနက “ဒီေကဘီေအ နယ္ျခားေစာင့္ေျပာင္းၿပီးတဲ့ တစ္ ရက္ႏွစ္ရက္ အေတာအတြင္းမွာပဲ BGF တပ္ရင္း(၁၀၂၁) တပ္ဖဲြ႕၀င္ အေယာက္(၃၀) လက္နက္အျပည့္အစုံနဲ႔ က်ေနာ္တုိ႔ တပ္ ရင္း(၁၈)ဆီကို လာပူးေပါင္းတယ္။ ေနာက္ၿပီး စက္တင္ဘာလ ၁၈ရက္မွာ မန္းအထူး ဦးေဆာင္တဲ့ KPC အဖဲြ႕က အေယာက္ ၂၀ဟာ လက္နက္အျပည့္အစုံနဲ႔ KNDO တပ္ရင္း(၆)မွာ လာေရာက္ပူးေပါင္းတယ္။ ၿပီးခဲ့တဲ့ စက္တင္ဘာလ ၂၃ရက္ေန႔မွာ BGF (၁၀၂၁)တပ္ရင္းကပဲ (၉)ေယာက္ က်ေနာ္တုိ႔ တပ္ရင္း(၁၈)ထံ ထပ္ ေရာက္လာတယ္။”ဟု ေျပာသည္။

ယခု လာေရာက္ပူးေပါင္းသည့္ BGF (၁၀၂၁) တပ္ရင္း၏ တပ္ရင္းမွဴးမွာ ဗုိလ္မွဴးေစာဘီလူးျဖစ္ၿပီး ၿပီးခဲ့သည့္ ၾသဂုတ္လ (၂၁) ရက္ေန႔က ေကာ့ကရိတ္ၿမိဳ႕နယ္ ဖာသိမ္ေက်းရြာတြင္ တပ္အင္အား ၃၀၀ေက်ာ္ျဖင့္ ဒီေကဘီေအမွ နယ္ျခားေစာင့္အသြင္ ကူး ေျပာင္းခဲ့ျခင္းျဖစ္သည္။ Continue reading “တစ္လေက်ာ္အတြင္း အပစ္ရပ္ကရင္အဖြဲ႕ႏွစ္ဖြဲ႕မွ အင္အား ၅၉ဦး KNU ႏွင့္ ပူးေပါင္းခဲ့ by KIC”

Arakan:Prison Authority Sells Bed Space in Thandwe Prison

Thandwe: Poor inmates in Thandwe prison in southern Arakan State have lost their beds as the prison authority is selling the space to prisoners at high prices, said a 60-year-old woman whose husband is in the prison.

She said, “I went to the prison last week to meet with my husband. He told me that his place in the prison was moved to near the toilet because he could not pay the prison authority for his bed.”

The woman reported her husband said the prison authority is selling the more desirable sleeping spots to prisoners for 40,000 to 80,000 kyats per year.

“As many poor prisoners are unable to buy their bed space for sleeping, they have been forced to move to dirty and undesirable locations inside the prison. My husband told me to send the information about Thandwe prison to exile media in order to spread the news to the high authority and international organizations. Because of this, I have informed you,” the woman said.

Speaking to Narinjara over the phone, a politician in Thandwe said, “The situation in Thandwe prison is very bad. Many prisoners who are not rich are facing many problems inside, and all rights of the prisoners have been deprived.”

He also said that prisoners in Thandwe have been receiving food from their families because the food provided by the government is insufficient.

The woman also said that the prison authority is breeding pigs inside the prison compound for their own profit, and many prisoners have been forced to work caring for the animals.

Thandwe prison has an official capacity of 500 inmates, but is currently holding around 800 inmates.

Narin jara news

Breaking News:Date set for lawsuit over dissolution of NLD

(Mizzima) – Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s lawsuit against the Burmese junta concerning the dissolution of her National League for Democracy (NLD) party is set to take place on October 18, according to party spokesperson Nyan Win.

Legal counsel Kyi Win is slated to be the single lawyer authorized to represent the NLD on the first day of the hearing.

The NLD is requesting authorities to permit party representatives to meet with the detained Aung San Suu Kyi early next week in order to discuss preparations regarding the case.

Despite expectations of unfair judgment given the junta-influenced legal system, the current appeal is only being heard upon acceptance of the NLD’s challenge regarding the party’s September 14 dissolution for failure to partake in the November polling.

Previous objections on the part of the NLD centered on the junta’s Political Parties Registration Law, which, it alleges, serves as the backbone for the controversial 2008 constitution.