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DECLARATION OF THE ABSDFS FOURTH CONFERENCE
October 20, 1995
The fourth conference of the All Burma Students Democratic Front
successfully ended on October 20, 1995 at the student camp in the
liberated area. The 15-
day conference which had its first session on October 5, was attended by
representatives from the different student camps.
During the sessions of conference, representatives analyzed the
situation inside Burma and also adopted the future political policy and
military strategy of
the front. The participant also amended and adopted the organizations
military code of conducts based on the four Geneva Conventions.
The following aims and objectives were promulgated;
(1) to liberate the entire people of Burma from the suppression of
(2) to achieve democracy and human rights
(3) to restore internal peace
(4) to emerge Federal Union of Burma.
The participants of the conference unanimously decided to
intensity their struggle
until these aims and objectives are achieved.
After the secret ballots, new Central Committee composed with 24
members and 3
reserved Central Committee members were elected. Naing Aung was
re-elected as the
Chairman. Kyaw Kyaw was also re-elected as Vice-chairman. Sai Myint Thu
general secretary while Myint Cho and Htay Aung were named joint
secretary (1) and (2).
ABSDF Conference strongly denounces the State Law and Order
Council (Slorc) for its responsibility for on-going human rights
violations and lack of
democracy in Burma. ABSDF also gets aware of the education, health and
inside due to the cause of economic hardships. ABSDF strongly believes
that, in order to
cure this crisis, military dictatorship must end and democratic
government with the people
support must be restored in Burma. The will of the people can be clearly
seen in the 1990
elections when they expressed their desire for restoration of democracy
To emerge towards a peaceful and developing country, it much
whether Slorc wants to solve the political impasse by political means.
supports the national reconciliation called by Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to
present political problems in Burma.
ABSDF also believes that national reconciliation with full
guaranty of the
democratic and ethnic rights only can move towards the genuine and
long-lasting peace in
ABSDF strongly demands the comprehensive political dialogue
between Slorc, the
democratic forces led by Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and ethnic forces (both
liberated areas and from inside Burma) and also believes that it is the
only means of
proceeding with genuine national reconciliation in Burma.
ABSDF welcomes and is ready to cooperate with Slorc without any
Slorc is sincere to work for genuine democratization for the sake of the
Though ABSDF welcomes the peaceful solution to overcome the
ABSDF will continue the struggle until the termination of the military
Burma by all means.
ABSDF warmly welcomes the commitment of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi for
cause of democracy struggle since her release. ABSDF fully supports Daw
Aung San Suu
Kyi and her leadership role as long as she is struggling for Burma and
ABSDF also urges to establish more unity and cooperation among
forces in order to build up the solidarity. ABSDF also will works with
full extend of its
effort for the solidarity of ABSDF, among the students and all opposition
ABSDF strongly believes that, only with the participation of the
military dictatorship can be toppled down. ABSDF urged the entire Burmese
join actively in hands with the democratic forces in the struggle for
democracy and human
rights in Burma.
ABSDF rewards the honor to the people have sacrificed their lives
struggle against the military dictatorships in Burma and notes their
ABSDF also expresses its gratitude to the people who are still
fighting for democracy and to the person, organizations and governments
who are supporting ABSDF physically and morally. With the support to our
organization, ABSDF will take more responsibility for its duty.
ABSDF also requests our friends to continue the support for the
struggle and urges to continue the effective pressure on Slorc internationally.
To show its sincerity for national reconciliation, Slorc must
take the following
- to unconditionally release all political prisoners including Min Ko Naing.
- to stop the so-called National Convention.
- to abolish all unlawful acts and restrictions in Burma.
- to institute a nationwide cease-fire
-to start meeting with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi in the first stage and
announcing that they
would agree to hold the tripartite meeting.
In conclusion, ABSDF would like to express its determination to
struggle until the end of military dictatorship who are hindering the
development in Burma.