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NLD Statements (English) 1997

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Title: NLD Statement 18/97
Date of publication: 19 December 1997
Description/subject: "1. At 4:00 p.m. on December 18, 1997 five Central Executive Committee (CEC) members of the National League for Democracy (NLD) (not including the chairman, two vice-chairmen, general secretary and secretary) were summoned to meet with the Minister of Home Affairs of the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)...4. The Minister for Home Affairs primarily raised, among other things, two issues: the discontinuation of the NLD's regular practice of issuing statements which the NLD has published so many times, and matters regarding official activities of the NLD, in particular the organizing activities of the general secretary of party..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: National League for Democracy (NLD)
Format/size: pdf (37K)
Date of entry/update: 17 May 2009


Title: NLD Statement 17/97
Date of publication: 12 December 1997
Description/subject: "4. On 28 October 1997, the Chairman, Deputy Chairmen and General Secretary of the League, together with the Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the Rangoon Division and other responsible persons were on their way to the venue where the Mayangone Township Youth Affairs meeting was to be held. 5. Before they could arrive at the Mayangone office the authorities, with a show of strength out of all proportion to the small group of party officials, prevented them from proceeding . The group then dispersed into smaller groups..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: National League for Democracy (NLD)
Format/size: pdf (44K)
Date of entry/update: 17 May 2009


Title: NLD Statement 12/97
Date of publication: 05 November 1997
Description/subject: "On 5/11/97, it was arranged for youths from the Tamwe Township NLD Office to be assigned duties and responsibilities. The Tamwe Township NLD notified the local Law & Order Restoration Council (LORC) Office on 3/11/97 of the proposed arrangements. The authorities then used various unlawful means to block, obstruct and prevent the meeting from taking place. 2. Moreover, the Tamwe Township LORC issued a letter [No. 027/1-1/Ma Wa Ta (Ta Ma) on 4/11/97, stating:-..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: National League for Democracy (NLD)
Format/size: pdf (39K)
Date of entry/update: 17 May 2009


Title: NLD Statement 9/97
Date of publication: September 1997
Description/subject: "1. At about 16:15 hours on 15-9-97, a military intelligence officer came to the house of the Chairman of the National League for Democracy (NLD), U Aung Shwe. The officer started by saying that Secretary (1) of the State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC) wished to meet the Chairman at 09:30 hours the next morning (16-9-97). He then said that U Soe Myint and U Lun Tin, two members of the Central Executive Committee (CEC) of the NLD would also be included. He added nothing more about the proposed meeting. 2. Chairman U Aung Shwe, Deputy Chairman U Tin U and General Secretary Daw Aung San Suu Kyi met at about 16:45 hours to discuss the matter. It was decided that in accordance with the principles laid down by the NLD elected Members of Parliament and by the organizational committees of the NLD at various levels, party matters must be handled jointly by the Chairman and the General Secretary. Therefore it would not be possible for the Chairman U Aung Shwe to attend the meeting alone (without the General Secretary). This decision was conveyed to Deputy Chairman U Kyi Maung and to Secretary U Lwin and their consent was obtained..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: National League for Democracy (NLD)
Format/size: pdf (42K)
Date of entry/update: 17 May 2009


Title: NLD Statement 7/97
Date of publication: 12 June 1997
Language: English
Source/publisher: National League for Democracy (NLD)
Format/size: pdf (39K)
Date of entry/update: 17 May 2009


Title: NLD Statement 3/97
Date of publication: 01 May 1997
Description/subject: 1997 Workers Day (Mayday) Statement..."...NLD has been striving for a genuine democratic state which will guarantee full workers' rights. On this auspicious 108th anniversary of the World's Workers' Day, the NLD calls upon all the workers from all walks of life to join hands with us in our struggle."
Language: English
Source/publisher: National League for Democracy (NLD)
Format/size: pdf (41K)
Date of entry/update: 17 May 2009