Monday, November 17, 2008

Buffalohair Solidarity for Burma, November 22

Solidarity for Burma, November 22

I receive mail from readers everyday wanting to do something for the people of Burma. On November 22nd 2008 there will be a world wide silent protest and show of Solidarity for the people of Burma. Here at the Buffalohair Gazette we support any and all efforts to bring awareness and support for the cause of democracy, freedom and justice around the world. In an effort to spread the word about this global event we are reposting the news release from Burma Democratic Concerns, located in the UK. Even an armchair observer can make a statement and show solidarity, please read their press release;



White Campaign for justice in BURMA

17 November 2008

Burma Democratic Concern called for people around the world to wear white at your own place to show solidarity with Burmese people on six Saturdays staring from 22 November 2008, Burma National Day, until 27 December 2008.

“Please show your support for people of Burma by simply wear WHITE at anywhere you are. We are defending freedom and human rights with non-violent ways. We are paying for the price very dearly as we are facing one of the most brutal military regime in the world. I would like to stress here that Burma crisis is not only Burmese people crisis. It is world’s crisis as we are bond in humanity. We have to work together sensibly in order to eliminate military dictatorship in Burma and in the world at large. Together, we can make the difference and change the lives of Burmese people. We will prevail because we are doing the RIGHT thing. I would like to encourage everyone who loves justice, freedom and liberty to join this event and send the very strong message to the WORLD that there is no place in the world for injustice”, said Myo Thein, Director of Burma Democratic Concern (BDC) in United Kingdom.

Burma crisis is now in crucial situation. Even though National League for Democracy (NLD) led by Aung San Suu Kyi won 1990 elections overwhelmingly held by very Generals who are currently ruling the country, ignore to honour the elections results. Although International Community is calling for the release of all political prisoners, military regime defied it by sentencing political dissidents to prison for up to 65 years each.

“We have to eliminate military dictatorship in Burma before junta plan to hold rigged 2010 elections, unless otherwise Burma will be under brutal military dictatorship forever and ever and ever. We have to stop it sensibly and it is our duty to do the RIGHT thing. If United Nations fail to intervene in this very critical situation, it will send WRONG message to the Burmese people and people around the world that if you got the guns and power, you can do whatever you want and kill the people well before the international community and get away with it” said Khin Maung Win, Director at the Burma Democratic Concern (BDC) in United States.

In 2006 and 2007, 88-Generation Students launched the ‘White Expression Campaign” , “Multi-faith prayer campaign”, “Sunday White Campaign”: calling for the Burmese people to show their support by wearing white clothes and praying for national reconciliation and release of all political prisoners. Now they are in PRISONS.

“We have to do what we can to show our UNITY with the heroes of Burma. It is our duty to keep up the flame alight in order to restore democracy in Burma”, said Kyaw Lin Oo, Director at the Burma Democratic Concern (BDC) in Thailand.

Our leader, Aung San Suu Kyi once said that “Everyone got a role in democratisation process of Burma. When you see INJUSTICE, do not sit tight and just look. Do not ignore unjust to let it happen. When you see injustice, try your best to stand by with justice. Do something and voice for JUSTICE”.

Burma Democratic Concern (BDC) call for people around the world to wear white every Saturdays, at your very own place, starting on 22nd November 2008 (Saturday) until 27th December 2008 (Saturday), as the expression of solidarity with everyone who are working to restore justice, human rights and democracy in Burma.

The point is that even though we are in various places and locations, but we are stick together with the HEROES of Burma and we are with them.

Please participate wherever you are to show the solidarity and spread this to everyone you know.

Please show your support for people of Burma by simply wear WHITE at anywhere you are. Please see the links below.

For more information please contact:
Myo Thein
00 44 787 788 2386
[United Kingdom]

Khin Maung Win
00 194196126 22
[United States]

Kyaw Lin Oo
00 6684107 9352

When you get a hold of Myo Thein, just say Buffalohair Sent you eh;

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