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How to help the democracy movement.

From Ko Htike’s blog via Democracy Now

To all folk, it is really bad in YGN, pLs can someone do something for our country, now inside YGN it has been look like War Zone, i even heard stooting over the phone. it is over 50 shots, right now. but people are not giving up to protest and more and more people coming out to street. they even used tear gas into primary school.


Now, the government is trying to make a diversion. They give 10,000 kyats (around $7) & a set of Thin Gan(yellow robe) to “Swan Arr Shin”(like USDA which the form as a group that to crash down violently to protester) team and make them to pretend as Monks. Then, command to destroy the Islamic Mosque. This intends to become a fight between Buddhisms & Islams. So, if u hear or see the news that the monks are destroying the Mosque, these are not real monks. They are just fakes. As u all know, the real monks have no intention like that. So, give this information to Islams who u know and tell them Read the rest of this entry »

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Following the events is perhaps less important than influencing them, tired of seeing “if Burma” in news articles, let’s dump the “if” and get on with making the military realise a crackdown is untenable and talks to move into a democracy are the only way forward (and after that we can help Burma resist the clutches of neo-liberal tyranny, for now let’s stop people getting killed). Find your UK elected reps here and contact them, EU MEP’s are important here as the EU has been very soft on the junta, tell them to cut that shit out. Also They Work For You. Gordon Brown claims Aung San Suu Kyi is a hero of his, so remind him to stand by his heroes –No. 10 contact page. Use the Dirty List (see comments for emails that are bouncing/undeliverable) and follow the instructions, go to the Burma campaign for demo and writing details. Now is not the time to consume news, it is time to make it.

Update: I will post responses in comments.

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