Invitation to Burma Conference on “SPDC 2008 Constitution & its Consequences”

We have the pleasure to cordially invite you and your company to attend the Seminar- to discuss the unilaterally adopted junta’s 2008 constitution and its consequences -in London, UK. The Constitution will also be discussed from the aspect of seeking criminal accountability and ending impunity in Burma, in line with the guidelines provided for in the Assembly of State Parties to the International Criminal Court, held in The Hague, the Netherlands, on November 16-26, 2009. Speaker: U Aung Htoo General Secretary Burma Lawyers’ Council (B L C) Date: 19.12.2009 (Saturday) and 20.12.2009 (Sunday) Time: Venue: 12:00 to 17:00 hour both days London South Bank University (LSBU) London Road London SE1 0AA Room: Travel Guide: Waterloo and London Bridge are some of the nearest Over ground stations and the Elephant & Castle is the nearest London Underground station. Background: Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Democratic and Ethnics groups say “NO” to 2008 constitution and 2010 election. There are very concrete reasons; 1. 1990 election results are still pending to be honored 2. Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and thousands of political prisoners still in the prisons 3. 2008 Constitution is designed to perpetuate military rule and adopted unilaterally 4. Military will seat for 25% of parliament automatically 5. Junta gives itself amnesty 6. Does not respect ethnics rights 7. 2010 election will be held in accordance with 2008 constitution Castle Lecture Theatre


We would appreciate and be grateful if you and your Co. could attend and actively participate in the Seminar, and looking forward to seeing you all soon. The Seminar language will be English and Burmese. We sincerely apologize for very short notice due to some unforeseeable circumstances. Contact persons: Myo Thein 078 7788 2386 Burma Democratic Concern (BDC) Zaw Zaw Aung 075 0451 2813 Burma Initiative Coordination Committee (BICC–UK) On behalf of: Forum of Burmese in Europe (FBE–UK)