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Demonstrations in Washington, DC
- Subject: Demonstrations in Washington, DC
- From: waterly@xxxxxxxxx
- Date: Fri, 27 Dec 1996 05:49:00
More than 100 students and members of the Democratic Burmese Students
Organization, exiled Burmese students, and Burmese patriots will stage a
series of demonstrations in front of the White House, Malaysian embassy,
and Burmese embassy in Washington, DC on December 30, 1996. The objectives
of the demonstration are to:
-Urge the United States to impose economic sanctions on Burma.
-Request Malaysia, a member of ASEAN, to exercise its influence to stop
ongoing mass arrests following the latest crackdown on student
demonstrations, and to reconsider its decision to admit Burma to ASEAN.
-Denounce SLORC's attempt to frame student activists and exiled students in
the bombing incident, like the ones that occurred in the past in
Bangkok(Thailand) and Tokyo(Japan), which are used as a cover to arrest
The demonstration will be held at the following place and time.
1) Malaysia Embassy in Washington, DC
* 11:00 a.m. to 12:00
2) Burmese Embassy in Washington, DC
* 12:20 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
3) The White House in Washington, DC
* 3:00 p.m. to 4:40 p.m.
Monday, December 30, 1996
1) Ko Yin Aye
Tel. (301) 770-1499
Fax. (301) 984-6271
2) Ko Shwe Sin Tun
Tel. (301) 572-8075
Fax. (301) 468-9672
3) Ko Aye Min