#Burma: Release All Buddhist Monks Now!

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  1. 1. Burma Democratic Concern (BDC) is the global campaigning and lobbying organisation to restore democracy, human rights and rule of law in Burma where everyone can enjoy the freedom of speech, press, beliefs, assembly and rule of law that emphasizes the protection of individual rights. Page1 #Burma: Release All Buddhist Monks Now! 14 June 2014 Burma Democratic Concern (BDC) earnestly calls for Burmese government to release Venerable U Uttara and all Buddhist monks immediately and unconditionally who have been forcefully and unlawfully disrobed, arrested and imprisoned in Burma. Background Story On 10 June 2014, the Burma Democratic Concern (BDC) is very saddened to learn that Burmese police forces are raiding the "Maharthandithukha" monastery to forcefully evict monks from there including U Uttara of Britain.
  2. 2. Burma Democratic Concern (BDC) is the global campaigning and lobbying organisation to restore democracy, human rights and rule of law in Burma where everyone can enjoy the freedom of speech, press, beliefs, assembly and rule of law that emphasizes the protection of individual rights. Page2 Burma Democratic Concern (BDC) truly believe that it is the unlawful, illegal and unjust action taken by U Thein Sein's quasi-civilian government on Buddhist monks. Burma Democratic Concern (BDC) warns that it is the very wrong-doing of "Ma-Ha-Na" and U Thein Sein quasi-civilian government which will provoke serious consequences. Monks are Imprisoned On 13 June 2014, Burma Democratic Concern (BDC) is very concerned about the news that Venerable U Uttara, a leading religious and political leader of Burmese community in UK, and four other monks, who have been detained in Burma are forcefully disrobed to change monkhood to layman and sent to Insein prison. Venerable U Uttara and a group of monks have been caretaking at Penang Sayadaw's "Maharthandithukha" monastery when police forces raided arresting them. Burma Democratic Concern (BDC) earnestly demands Burmese government to release Venerable U Uttara and Buddhist monks immediately and unconditionally who have been forcefully and unlawfully disrobed, arrested and imprisoned in Burma. In Solidarity, Burma Democratic Concern (BDC)

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