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Announcement - August 8 activities
- Subject: Announcement - August 8 activities
- From: altsean@xxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Wed, 06 Aug 1997 18:32:00
Subject: Announcement - August 8 activities in Thailand
FROM THE AUGUST 8 JOINT COMMITTEE
[Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA)
Alternative Asean Network on Burma (ALTSEAN-BURMA)
Thai Action Committee for Democracy in Burma
Campaign for Popular Democracy
Amnesty International - Thailand]
Activities To Commemorate
The 30th Anniversary Of Asean's Formation &
The 9th Anniversary Of The Burma Uprising
on August 8, 1997, Bangkok, Thailand
A forum featuring speakers from Burma, Thailand, Philippines and Malaysia,
including Thai Democrat MR Sukhumband Paribatra and Malaysian Opposition
Leader Mr Lim Kit Siang, is one of the activities organized by a coalition
of concerned organizations and individuals on Friday, August 8, 1997.
The activities are being organized to commemorate two significant
anniversaries in regional and international history - the formation of the
Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) and the democracy uprising in
The activities organized are listed as follows:
0900 PROTEST & PRESENTATION OF JOINT STATEMENT TO THE BURMESE EMBASSY
Sathorn Nua Rd.
Coordinated by TACDB in cooperation with the Students Federation of Thailand.
1500 - 1800 FORUM: ASEAN'S 30 YEARS - IMPLICATIONS FOR PEOPLES OF ASEAN
YMCA Collins House, Rajawadee Hall (Ground Floor), Sathorn Tai Rd
MR Sukhumband Paribatra, Member, House of Representatives
Adjan Kusuma Snitwongse, Director, ISIS
Mr Lim Kit Siang, Malaysian Opposition Leader
Adjan Surichai Wankeaw, Chulalongkorn University
Mr Gus Miclat, Philippines Activist
Ms Pornsuk Koetsawang, Mahidol University
Adjan Charnvit Kasetsiri (Moderator)
(Most of the proceedings will be in English, therefore, an interpreter will
be provided for Thai speakers and listeners.)
Coordinated by FORUM-ASIA & ALTSEAN-BURMA.
1900 - 2030 DINNER AND CULTURAL PERFORMANCE
Venue: YMCA Collins House, Rajawadee Hall (Ground Floor). Sathorn Tai Road.
Coordinated by FORUM-ASIA, ALTSEAN-BURMA & TACDB.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE TELEPHONE
66 2 276 9846 - 7 (THAI LANGUAGE) or 66 2 275 1811/ 693 4515 (ENGLISH)
or email <altsean@xxxxxxxxxx>