Ninth Anniversary of General Uprising






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August 8,1997

To commemorate 9th anniversary of general uprising in Burma, MRC joined with other  Burmese  student organizations and held a protest  in front of Burmese embassy in Washington DC on August 8,1997.  On this memorial day,  MRC also issue a statement. Click here for the statement.         

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Protest on Texaco Shareholder meeting


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          MRC joined with other NGOs held a protest in front on Texaco shareholder meeting on May 15, 1997 in Houston, Texas because  Texaco invested in Burma and supported Burmese military regime to stay in power.  However, because of pressure by Burmese human rights activists and other NGOs, Texaco pulled out of Burma on September 24,1997.

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The 240th Anniversary of the Destruction Day of Mon Kingdom, Hongsawatoi (Pegu)

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MRC members are demonstrating in front of Burmese Embassy in Washington D.C to commemorate the 240th anniversary of the destruction of Mon Kingdom, hongsawatoi.



Demonstration in front of ARCO shareholders meeting in Los Angeles

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On October 7,1997, MRC joined hand with other human rights activists protesting ARCO shareholders meeting at Los Angeles in California to ARCO to withdraw its business from Burma.


Culture show at Indiana-Purdue University at Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA

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On March 22, 1997, MRC members participated in cultural shows at Indiana-Purdue University at Fort Wayne. The picture shows that MRC members are singing a Mon traditional song.