In the statement issued by ANC on 15th May said, by this convention the military junta is only trying to stay longer in power and lengthen its rule.
It said in convention nobody would have the opportunity to talk freely, because SPDC government has already imposed act 5/96 under which the government shall have the right to arrest anyone who would go against the convention policy already laid.
Because of using force and strength the convention could not be just and fair. On the other hand many of the true peoplesí leaders are not going to attend the convention, says the statement.
Therefore, it (ANC) does not believe that the convention or the conveners are not on real road to democracy or human right.
In the statement they expressed their firm resolve to
undergo a greater struggle against SPDC government and they have expressed
their solidarity with other oppositions political
parties and ethnic groups in
At the end of the statement they demanded for release of all
political prisoners including Daw Aug San Suu Kyi and requested all opposition
parties in home and abroad to protest against this fake convention going to be
ANC is the main umbrella organization of Arakan nationals comprising of many other Arakanese political parties and individuals that includes Arakan leagues for Democracy (ALD), National United Party of Arakan (NUPA), Arakan Liberation Party (ALP), Democratic Party of Arakan (DPA) and All Arakan Students and Youths Congress (AASYC).† #