TODAY -

Protest (At Delhi) against Brutal Crackdown on Peaceful Protesters in Burma

New Delhi, 30th November 2012

Burma Centre Delhi BCD Logo



Dear friends and supporters,

We, the Burmese pro-democracy forces in India is staging a peaceful protest demonstration to condemn the brutal crackdown of peaceful protesters who have been demanding for suspension of the Letpadaung copper mine near Monywa, Sagaing Region in Burma.

Since August 2012 hundreds of local farmers, human rights activists and Buddhists monks have been protesting against the copper mine and its negative impact for the people. In the early morning of 29 November, police fired the camps of protestors with water and tear gas near the Letpadaung mine. The fires tore through the camps, burning dozens of protestors, monks and laypeople, most of whom are now seeking medical attention in makeshift hospitals. Even earlier this week before this 29 brutal crackdown, six key organizers in Rangoon were also arrested for supporting the protest.

The Letpadaung Copper Mine Project is a joint venture of China’s Wan Bao Company and the Burmese military-owned Union of Myanmar Economic Holdings Ltd. It has resulted in land confiscations, environmental degradation as well violating the rights of the peaceful protestors.

In view of this brutal crackdown, the Burmese pro-democracy forces in India are organizing a peaceful protest demonstration with a demand to the Burmese Government:

o To conduct an independent investigation with international experts into the crackdown on 29 November and provide justice for the victims;
o Immediate suspension of the Letpadaung copper mine and
o Immediate release of all those who have been arrested in connection with the protests.

In support of Burmese people’s movement for peace and human rights in Burma, we request you to kindly send your news reporter and photographers to cover the event.

A memorandum to Burmese President Thein Sein and Chinese President Hu Jintao will be submitted through the respective Embassies in New Delhi.

Date: 1st December 2012 (Saturday)
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m
Venue: Jantar Mantar

Burmese Democratic Forces in India

Burma Centre Delhi (BCD)
WZ 110-A, (1st Fl), Bodela,
Vikas Puri, New Delhi -110018, India
Ph: (O) +91-11-45660619
office@burmacentredelhi.org www.burmacentredelhi.org



* This info was sent by Burma Centre Delhi (BCD) who can be reached at burmacentredelhi(at)gmail(dot)com
This Press Release was posted on November 30, 2012.


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