Citoyens en soutien aux démocrates birmans
By: The Associated Press
Posted: 18/11/2010 1:58 PM
A key U.N. committee is strongly condemning human rights violations in Myanmar and calling for the release of some 2,100 political prisoners.
The General Assembly's human rights committee expressed deep regret that Myanmar's military junta did not take steps to ensure that the recent election was free, fair and transparent.
It called on Myanmar's new government to take "immediate measures" to start serious talks with pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other concerned parties, civic organizations and ethnic groups.
The committee voted 96-28 with 60 abstentions on Thursday to approve a resolution condeming Myanmar's rights record. The resolution must now be approved at a plenary meeting of the 192-member world body where its adoption is virtually certain.
• “I will continue participating in a political movement, whether the National League for Democracy party exists or is disbanded.”
• “I am willing to talk with Snr-Gen Than Shwe.”
• “It will be very good if I can discuss with him [Than Shwe] the issues I care about.”
• “Ethnic conflict should be solved peacefully, not by military means.”
• “The NLD is not a social welfare organization and it will remain a political organization.”
• “I don’t like either the new national flag or the previous flag.”
• “A second Panglong Conference addressing the concerns of the 21st century is needed for national reconciliation.”
• “I will get involved in politics by joining with the people.”
• “I will cooperate with all democracy forces.”
• “I’m still youthful because of the demands of the cause. After we gain democracy, I will stay as an old lady.”
• “I am a Burmese citizen and my security depends on the leaders of the nation.”
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