(9) David Halon, "Whatever happened to the ABSDF
''It is easy to decode that holding long-lasting secret talks between democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi and the (junta) is just a political deception,'' the ABSDF
said in the statement released on its 13th anniversary.
''This is a truly historic breakthrough after 12 years of struggle,'' ABSDF
secretary for foreign affairs Sonny Mahinder said.
was founded by students fleeing the military's brutal suppression of pro-democracy demonstrations in 1988.
Clearly the "Divide and Rule" tactics implemented by former Major General Aung Min the Myanmar manipulator, and the government think tank [MPC?] now reinforced by former students leaders of ABSDF
who all had meticulously studied not only the four principles of Saw Ba U Gyi but also the workings of KNU since 1988, now supplied all the necessary aspects for Mu Tu Say Po and his treacherous group to successfully implement the KNU 15th Congress in their controlled area and have Mutu Say Po himself elected Chairman of KNU.
held a similar demonstration Thursday morning in front of the Myanmar Embassy in Bangkok, which also ended peacefully.
The All Burma Students' Democratic Front (ABSDF
), a Bangkok-based organization of exiled students, said 33 students were arrested when nearly 150 students from four state high schools in Mergui spearheaded the protest Aug.
A sorrowful end for the glorious former ABSDF
Myanmar's intelligence authorities prevented the entry of people of at least 10 different countries, most of them Thais, Americans and Filipinos, according to the All Burma Student's Democratic Front (ABSDF
), a Bangkok-based organization of exiled Myanmar students.
Many of more country's armed rebel groups attended the talks as well including the Karen National Union (KNU), New Mon State Party (NMSP), Shan State Progressive Party/Restoration Council of the Shan State (RCSS), United Wa State Party, Chin National Front (CNF), Pa-o National Liberation Organization (PNLO), National Democratic Alliance Army (ND), Palaung State Liberation Front (PSLF) and All Burma Students Democratic Front (ABSDF
), according to the KNG.
The provisional government to be formed by the National League for Democracy (NLD) is expected to be set up within this month and led by 1991 Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi, Aung Naing Oo, secretary of foreign affairs of the All Burma (Myanmar) Students' Democratic Front (ABSDF
), told a news conference.
Laiza residents, KIO officials and ABSDF
troops welcomed a total of 54 participants including 9 monks, 11 women and 34 men.