Burma: Ko MyoYan Naung Thein met with the visiting France’s Human Rights Envoy

Burma:Ko Myo Yan Naung Thein met with the visiting France’s Human Rights Envoy discussing the matters of the human rights issues

Dear Friends,


This is our pleasure to inform you that one of the leaders of the Democracy Network, Ko Myo Yan Naung Thein met with the visiting France’s Human Rights Envoy discussing the matters of the human rights issues. 


They will be heading to Mandalay, upper Burma today very soon so if you have any query please feel free to contact them asap.


For more information please contact Ko Myo Yan Naung Thein at 095973021874


Thank you very much.


Yours truly,


Ohn Mar Oo Burma Democratic Concer (BDC)






ဒီမိုကေရစီကြန္ယက္မွေခါင္းေဆာင္တစ္ဦးၿဖစ္ေသာ ကိုမ်ိဳးရန္ေနာင္သိန္းႏွင့္ ၿမန္မာႏူိင္ငံကိုေရာက္ရွိေနေသာ လူ့အခြင့္အေရးဆိုင္ရာၿပင္သစ္သံအမတ္ၾကီးတို့ ေတြ့ဆံုခဲ့ၾကၿပီး ၿမန္မာႏူိင္ငံ၏ လူ့့အခြင့္အေရးဆိုင္ရာကိစၥရပ္မ်ားကိုေဆြးေႏြးခဲ့ပါသည္။


ကိုမ်ိဳးရန္ေနာင္သိန္းႏွင့္ဆက္သြယ္ရန္ ၀၉၅၉၇၃၀၂၁၈၇၄


ေက်းဇူးပါ ရွင္.


Ohn Mar Oo


မိတ္ေဆြမ်ား, ဒီမိုကေရစီကြန္ယက္မွေခါင္းေဆာင္တစ္ဦးၿဖစ္ေသာ ကိုမ်ိဳးရန္ေနာင္သိန္းႏွင့္ ၿမန္မာႏူိင္ငံကိုေရာက္ရွိေနေသာ လူ့အခြင့္အေရးဆိုင္ရာၿပင္သစ္သံအမတ္ၾကီးတို့ ေတြ့ဆံုခဲ့ၾကၿပီး ၿမန္မာႏူိင္ငံ၏ လူ့့အခြင့္အေရးဆိုင္ရာကိစၥရပ္မ်ားကိုေဆြးေႏြးခဲ့ပါသည္။ ကိုမ်ိဳးရန္ေနာင္သိန္းႏွင့္ဆက္သြယ္ရန္ ၀၉၅၉၇၃၀၂၁၈၇၄ ေက်းဇူးပါ

new report released by Ta’ang Students and Youth Organization (TSYO): “Grabbing Land” burmese_english

A new report released by Ta’ang Students and Youth Organization (TSYO) estimates that 63% of farming families have lost their land to confiscation by the Burmese military and their cronies. Despite much-publicized political “reforms” in the country, the authorities have refused to stop land confiscation, causing more threats to families’ livelihoods and food security.

Shan political prisoner receives Unknown Hero prize from The Lady

Sai Hla Aung, imprisoned CEC member of the de-registered Shan Nationalities League for Democracy (SNLD), the party that won statewide in the 1990 elections, was awarded the Unknown Hero prize from Aung San Suu Kyi on Sunday, 20 November, Burma’s National Day.

Nang Kham Awang, his wife, and 2 SNLD members of the party secretariat, Sai Tin Hlaing and Sai Shwe Kyu, attended the ceremony to receive the prize.

Three other political prisoners were also awarded the Unknown Hero (Anya-tara Thu-ye-gaung) prize:

U Wiyathu            Myitkyina prison
U Than Zaw          Thayet prison
Ms Ma Ma Oo       Bhamo prison

Sai Hla Aung, 65, is a native of Mong Nawng sub-township, Kehsi township. He was detained in Toungoo on 8 February 2005 while on his way to Rangoon to attend the SNLD CEC meeting, and was sentenced to 79 year imprisonment.

His boss Khun Tun Oo received 93 years, secretary Sai Nyunt Lwin 85 years and 4 other colleagues 79 years each.

He is serving his sentence in Kyauk Phyu, Arakan State. He is said to be suffering from diabetes and high blood pressure.

He is known among Shans for his “Central Shan History,” the book he published 30 years ago.

shanland news

Political Prisoner Women Ma Noble Aye’s letter to Prsd.Thein Sein-saying “There are no political prisoners” _Tranlated english/Burmese

Burma’s president has denied that the country’s jails are home to prisoners of conscience, and said there should be no differentiation Burmese who have broken the law, regardless of their charges.

Speaking to reporters on the final day of the ASEAN summit in Bali at the end of last week, Thein Sein said his government “doesn’t agree with” the commonly-held belief that around 1,700 people are serving jail terms because of political activity.