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11. Posted by opospa (Travel Guru 1836 posts) 9y

Hopefully there will be a march here in Malaysia....

I dont think the Thais will open their mouths... If they do, the whole world will be laughing at them....

12. Posted by Mel. (Travel Guru 4567 posts) 9y


  • Auckland:*

Sat, Sept. 29, Aotea Square, 2 P.M.
for more information


  • Breda:*

Burmese Consul in Breda. It will start at 4 PM and is located at the Baronielaan 59.

  • Amsterdam:* :█:NEW:█:

Information -
28th September:
At 13.00 we are meeting at Central Station in The Hague, and then we will walk to the square/ Binnenhof in the city. Here we will give a briefing to the Permanent Commissioner of European Affairs at 14.00. This is an initiative of the Burmese Democratic Community.

Saturday 29 September:
11.30 Buddhist prayers led by Kaye Miner
'Tibetaans-Boeddhistisch Centrum', het Maitreya Instituut, Brouwersgracht 157-159, Amsterdam
12.00 Procession to Dam Square
12.30- 13.30 Demonstration at the 'Nationaal Verzetsmonument' at Dam Square. This is an initiative of the Burma Centrum Nederland.

Please light candles in your windows on Friday night to honour the victims of the demostrations.

  • Oslo:*

The Norwegian Burma Committee is organizing an support event outside the Peace Center in Oslo at 6 pm with speeches and candles. Please wear red clothes to show solidarity.

  • Oslo* Delta på fredagens støttemarkering utenfor Nobels Fredssenter kl 18 (ved den norske Burmakomitè). For øvrig på fredag; ta på deg røde klær for å vise din støtte.

The Nowegian public Pension fund is still doing business with the regime, contact them now to register your disgust.
Og ellers; merk spesielt at Norge, ved sitt Pensjonsfond Utland, har investert 21 milliarder i firmaer som driver forretning med Burma. Burmas militærjunta er gjennomkorrupt, og dersom du ikke liker tanken på å støtte dem med dine pensjonspenger, skriv til Storting, finansdepartement, politiske partier og aviser og gi uttrykk for hva du mener....

  • *Bergen** :█:NEW:█:

there'll be a letter campaign on "Torgallmenningen" from 12 to about 15... It s arranged by Amnesty International Student Network. Come everyone and sign the letter! We need YOUR signature!


  • Stockholm:*

At the Medborgarplatsen on Friday at 5 pm.

  • Umeå:* :█:NEW:█:

Manifestation on Saturday 29th September, 1 pm.

[ Edit: Edited on Sep 28, 2007, at 7:49 AM by Mel. ]

13. Posted by Mel. (Travel Guru 4567 posts) 9y

Amnesty International et l'Association Suisse-Birmanie organisent un rassemblement le samedi 29.9. (demain) sur la place Neuve. Portez un vêtement ou un accessoire jaune!
(amnesty international and the swiss-burmese? association are organising a demonstrations 29 Sept 07 - Saturday- at la place Neuve. Wear red~)

  • Boston (Cambridge, MA):* :█:NEW:█:

Friday, September 28th @ 1:00pm
Meet at the John Harvard Statue on the Harvard Main Campus (wear red if possible).Facebook event:

  • BROWN University*

Brown University
Providence, RI USA
Friday September 28th
Silent March on the Main Green from 12:00 - 12:10 pm
Keynote Address from former senator of RI Lincoln Chafee after the march.
Please wear red or maroon

  • Redlands, California:*

Sept. 27 - 8:30PM @ the University of Redlands labyrinth (next to the giant chapel)
candle light vigil, protest, letter writing

  • New York:*

Sept. 27, 1:00 p.m, United Nations Building - Burmese Monks along with members of Operation Burmese Freedom are staging a demonstration while the UN General Assembly is in session.
Members of the public are strongly encouraged to join!

  • San Diego:* :█:NEW:█:

1:00 - 2:30 PM
Sunday September 30
Alliance for African Asistance
5952 El Cajon Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92115

  • San Francisco:*

Noon, Friday, September 28, in front of the Chinese Consulate, 1450 Laguna Street at Geary
in San Francisco (near Japantown). Try to wear red (in solidarity with the monks)

  • Washington, DC:*

What: Protest
Host: U.S. Campaign for Burma
When: Friday, September 28 at 4:00pm
Where: The Embassy of Myanmar

[ Edit: Edited on Sep 28, 2007, at 7:52 AM by Mel. ]

14. Posted by Mel. (Travel Guru 4567 posts) 9y


  • London:*

There is a demonstration outside the Burmese Embassy in London every day from 12-1pm. We had 300 outside the Embassy on 27th , we then marched through central London to the Chinese Embassy.
Embassy of the Union of Myanmar
Nearest tube Green Park
The Trade Union movement is now helping organise protests, details


  • Cardiff:* :█:NEW:█:

Saturday 29th September 2007
Gather at Midday, outside City Hall

If you’re not in London or Cardiff leave messages of support here:


  • ********************************************

Contact Info Street: 54 University Avenue

[ Edit: Edited on Sep 28, 2007, at 7:54 AM by Mel. ]

15. Posted by Mel. (Travel Guru 4567 posts) 9y

Recent News

Burma Campaign UK (in need of funding if you can help):

US Campaign for Burma:
You can contact me directly- I am the campaigns coordinator in charge of the national grassroots- thelma (at)

Open Society Institute's Burma Project:

Human Rights Watch, Burma:

Free Burma Rangers:

The Irrawaddy:

Canadian Friends of Burma:

Voices of Burma

Democratic Voice of Burma:

Aung San Suu Kyi's Pages:

National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma (government-in-exile) website:

Burmese language news (courtesy of Nay Shun Oo):


  • Write to media outlets in your area or around the world requesting more coverage of the issue, send links to this site, as well as the other bloggers that are still getting news out. we're bringing in reports much faster than they are*

Tell them that you want more coverage on Burma. Send links to, this Facebook group, Burmese blogs. Send them these updates. Mention that we have members in our Facebook group with contacts in Burma that are confirming news updates.

Note that most of these are email addresses for Letters to the Editor; PLEASE correct me if you have better methods.

Be sure to protect your identity if you must; they have the right to publish your name and comments.

Please note that you can contact any major media outlet's NEWS BUREAU by phone according to your country

BBC: Use the form at the end of every Burma-related news story.

CNN: ireport (at) or

Associated Press: info (at)


Voice of America: VOANews (at)

The Economist: letters (at)

MSNBC: letters (at), Subject Line: To the Editor

Newsweek: WebEditors (at), Letters (at)

CBC Canada:

The Times (London): news (at), (at), online.editor (at)
Message - Report - Delete

TIME: letters (at)

Washington Post: letters (at) (they must include home address, home and business telephone numbers)

New York Times: nytnews (at) (USE THIS FIRST), letters (at), oped(at), editorial (at)

ABC News: support (at), Subject Line: EDITORIAL

16. Posted by Mel. (Travel Guru 4567 posts) 9y

Quoting opospa

I dont think the Thais will open their mouths... If they do, the whole world will be laughing at them....


17. Posted by opospa (Travel Guru 1836 posts) 9y

Quoting Mel.

Quoting opospa

I dont think the Thais will open their mouths... If they do, the whole world will be laughing at them....


Thai government is also a Military Junta as well....
Remember the military coup 2006?? The military junta overthrew the elected government of Thaksin Shinawatra on 19 September 2006....

18. Posted by Utrecht (Moderator 5595 posts) 9y

Why is everything under review what Mel posted? It did not look as spam to me, the first 4 posts I read this afternoon. Bit suprised by this, hope it will be fixed as soon as possible

19. Posted by Sander (Moderator 4817 posts) 9y

Yeah, especially as these flagged posts mean that Mel can't post any new messages until the flags have been cleared. (if I remember the code correctly; although maybe we limited that only to budding members? If not, Sam/Peter, I think that would be a really good thing to do.) I hope that whoever did the flagging has a good reason for it. (I'd say even the URLs are "news" far more than "promotional posts".)

<removed quotes from Mel's posts as the flags are coming off>

Personally, I had no idea about the "wear red", but enough people did that I really noticed it today, and was already wondering what was going on with that.

[ Edit: Edited on Sep 28, 2007, at 12:46 PM by Sander ]

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