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An UphillBattle for Democracy and Judicial Justice in Burma: 25 July 2012

လူ႔အခြင့္အေရးေရွ႕ေနႀကီးမ်ားျဖစ္ေသာ ဆရာဦးေအာင္သိန္းႏွင့္ ဆရာ ဦးတင္ေအာင္ထြန္းတို၏ ေဟာင္ေကာင္ရွိ အျပည္ျပည္ဆိုင္ရာလြတ္ၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းသာ အဖြဲ႕ Amnesty International ႏွင့္အတူေတြ႔ဆံုၿပီး ေဆြးေႏြးပြဲတခုကိုျပဳလုပ္သြားခဲ့သည္။ 


An UphillBattle for Democracy and Judicial Justice in Burma: Insightsfrom the Human Rights Lawyers

The landslide victory of the National League for Democracy(NLD) in the by-elections of the parliament seats last April and the recentrelease of political prisoners in Burmademonstrates the progress in democratization in Burma. Yet, the political change inBurma is rooted in thelong-standing struggle and persistence of the people in Burma insteadof the generosity of the Burmese government. The Hong Kong Coalition for a FreeBurma is pleased to invite two veteran human rights activists from Burma, U Tin Aung Tun and U Aung Thane,to share about their fight for judicial justice in Burmain the military regime and post-by-election period in Burma.

About thespeakers:

UTin Aung Tun is a human rights lawyer specializing in land confiscation issues.His license was revoked by the government in 2011 owing tohis activism.U Aung Thane is a legal advisor for the NLD. In 2009, U Aung Thaneattempted to defend Daw Aung San Suu Kyi in the intruder case of the Americanswimmer. His license was disbarred by the Naypyitaw Supreme Court afterwards.Both U TinAung Tun and U Aung Thane are active advocates of judicialjustice in Burma.

Thefollowing is the details of the seminar:

Date: 25 July 2012

Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Venue: P4302, AcademicBuilding 1, CityUniversity of Hong Kong

Speakers: U Tin Aung Tun, Legal Advisor in Burma

U Aung Thane, Member of NLD’s Central Legal Advisory Group


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