Campaigns supported by Burma Watch International
Support Burma Watch International in seeking the
Freedom of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and the Freedom of Burma
In Burma, the military regime refused to transfer power to the
Government led by Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and has now put her in prison
the third time. The military regime is an unlawful and illegitmate
Members of Burma Watch International have been active and effective in seeking the freedom of our leader "Daw Aung San Suu Kyi" and the 50 million people in Burma who are severely oppressed under the rule of military dictators. We ask you for your support in our efforts.
While we welcome you to join as a member, we welcome just as much your willingness to allow us to say you share and support the goals of Burma Watch International. You can indicate that willingness by (1) signing a statement of support or (2) sending an email to
On July 12 and 13, 2003, about thirty compatriots from Burma of
diverse backgrounds convened in the shadow of Virginia's Manassas
Battlefields of the American Civil War, to reaffirm their support and
commitment to the people's freedom struggle in our ancestral homeland.
For two days, they explored ways to build a worldwide solidarity
movement for Burma's freedom and deliberated their resolve.
At this gathering in the shadow of Manassas, Virginia, where the
American peoples fought to defend their Union, they embarked on
building a Global Solidarity Movement for a free Burma. They set a
long-term goal to establish an expatriates' forum and a fair and
democratic process for all compatriots who care about Burma and her
To let the whole world know of the epic struggle of the people of
Burma for their inalienable rights articulated in the American
Declaration of Independence, demanded by the French Revolution and
enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, they called
upon all compatriots, and friends, the world over to descend on
Washington, DC and participate in "Global Solidarity Rally for
Burma's Freedom" and/or organize and coordinate similar rallies
in the world's capitals on December 10, 2003, the International Human
Rights Day. Their immediate goal is to get a rally of 500-1,000
expatriates from Burma in Washington, DC.
Than Aung, Vice-President of Burma Watch
International, participated at Manassas and is one of the
signatories of the Manassas Call.
For the complete statement ...
The events that happened around the world on December 8, 2001 have
been documented at the campaign web site with the
aim of providing an instrument to promote the fight for democracy in
Burma and show a unified and engaged struggle by people throughout the
The campaign continues. Join it now by signing the Citizens
Declaration of Support.