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A LETTER TO PREMIER OF SOUTH AUSTRA (r)
Subject: Re: A LETTER TO PREMIER OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA
A QUICK REPORT ON THE PETITION CAMPAIGN IN ADELAIDE:
WE HAVE COLLECTED ABOUT 360 SIGNATURES FROM THE PEOPLE OF ADELAIDE - NOT
A BAD RESULT FOR 4 HOURS WORKS - AND SUBSEQUENTLY SENT TO THE UN
SEC-GENERAL. THE PREMIER OF SA, UNFORTUNATELY, HAS NOT RESPONDED
AND NOT SIGNED ON THAT DAY. BUT WE'LL KEEP ON TRYING TO GET AS MANY
SIGNATURE AS POSSIBLE. FULL REPORT IN PREPARATION AND WOULD BE SEND
TO THE NET LATER. - U NE OO.(GRASS-ROOTS CAMPAIGN IS TEDIOUS)
On 17 Jun 1995 uneoo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> From: Dr U Ne Oo <uneoo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: A LETTER TO PREMIER OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA
> /* Written 17 June 7:00am by DRUNOO@xxxxxxxxxxxx(DR U NE OO) in igc:reg.burma */
> /* ------------" A Letter to Premier of South Australia "------------ */
> Dr U Ne Oo
> 48/2 Ayliffes Road
> ST MARYS SA 5042
> June 16, 1995.
> HON D C BROWN, MP
> PREMIER, MINISTER FOR MULTICULTURAL
> AND ETHNIC AFFAIRS
> PARLIAMENT HOUSE
> DEAR PREMIER BROWN,
> RE: BURMA HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN IN ADELAIDE
> I am a Burmese person living in Adelaide for 7 years. In Adelaide,
> we have a very small Burmese community - a total of less than 20.
> Recently added to the list of Burmese people are those students
> who have been continuing struggle against military dictatorship
> in Burma.
> Although the number of Burmese student in Adelaide is small
> - i.e. four alltogether - they will be organizing a campaign
> for the release of Burma's Nobel Peace Laureate, Aung San Suu Kyi,
> and for the peaceful settlement of political conflicts in Burma.
> These students with their Australian friends will be collecting
> signatures from people in front of the Parliament House on
> 19 June, from 10:00am to 2:00pm, to celebrate the 50th birthday
> of the Nobel Peace Laureate who has been under detention for six
> This week, 16-24 June, also marks the National Refugee Week. Our
> campaign seek to promote a peaceful resolution of conflicts
> in Burma in an attempt to help the problems of Burma's minority
> refugees. I myself have been a refugee to Australia since 1992
> and therefore I appeal you to support the measure to end the
> Burma's refugee crisis. We have made particular appeal in our
> campaign that the United Nations be made initiatives to solve
> the problems.
> I like to appeal you and the members of South Australian
> parliamentarians to come out and support our Burmese democracy
> movement by signing the petition. We, the Burmese Students and
> the people of Burma, will be most appreciative of your support.
> I enclosed some campaign materials for your information.
> And thank you for your kind attention to this matter.
> Yours sincerely
> (U NE OO)
> /* Endreport */