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UNITED NATIONALITIES' DEMOCRATIC CONGRESS
We solemnly believe that in our struggle to get rid of colonialisam and
despotisam, to restore
equality and democracy and to establish genuine Federal Union in Burma,
only when we cooperate with a spirit of solidarity, will there be success.
Therefore, whith the aspiration to build up mutual understanding and
respect through fraternity and alliance among our frontier nations,
UNITED NATIONALITIES' DEMOCRATIC CONGRESS(undc)
was founded on 29th November, 1996. The organisations comprised in this
(1) Arakan League for Democracy(in Exile), A.L.D(Exile)
(2)Chin National Council(C.N.C)(Delhi Chapter)
(3)All Burma Young Monks' Union(Arakan),ABYMU(Arakan)
(4)Arakan, Chin and Kachin Students' Joint Committee(AASYC, CSU, AKSYU)
The congress was forned by the 16 representatives of the aforesaid
Patron : : U Tha Noe (M.P), A.L.D
: : Dr Zahleithang(M.P), C.N.L.D
Speaker : ;Salai Vankipthang(C.N.C
Secretariat : : Aung Lawt (Students' Joint Committee) Chief
:Salai William Bik
(C.N.C) Secretary, External
:U Kyaw Thein Maung (A.L.D)
Secretary, Health & Education
:Salai Lallianthara(Students' Joint
:Khaing Myo Swe(students' Joint
Daetd. 29th November, 1996 United Nationalities'
( Western Burma)
UNTED NATIONALITIES DEMCRATIC CONGRESS
It has been over eight years that the military regime, namely State Law
and Order Restoration
Council(SLORC),is in power in Burma. The army led by General Saw Maung
and then General Than Shwe has staged a bloody coup to crack-down the
nation-wide people's uprising
in the country since 1988.
We, the UNDC strongly condemn that the latest arrest of the university
students' demonstration at Rangoon on 2nd and 3rd December, 1996.
The UNDC resolutely:
1. CONDEMN the ruling militray junta for denial of human right and
for its holding
state power without the mandate of the people.
2. EXPRESS our whole-hearted support and solidarity to the
university students and
youth who were being waged a continuous struggle for democratic
changes in Burma.
3. DEMAND for immediate and unconditional release of the students
been detained passed three days.
4. DEMAND the tyrant junta to release all political prisoners
leaders and to make necessary steps for the immediate transfer
of power to the
elected colourful representatives of 1990 elections.
5. URGE the SLORC to accept Daw Aung San Suu Kyi's offer of
dialogue to solve
the country's problems on the table soon.
6. remind the SLORC of the repeated call for tripartite dialogue
Aung San Suu Kyi's NLD and the leaders of Nationalities. And
people of intemational to help the democracy activists in their
democracy tum in Burma.
United Nationalities Democratic Congress
New Delhi, India