ABITSU – All Burma I.T Students’ Union

“Fighting for Freedom and Human Rights.”

 

Brief History of ABITSU

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ABITSF – The All Burma I.T Students’ Front was formed in 1998 inside Burma with former 1988 Generation Students and New Generation Students. ABITSF was reformed as ABITSU in December 2005, and currently includes more than 34 skilled I.T. personnel including Professionals and New Generation I.T Students in different areas in order to achieve our goals.

ABITSU’s goals are:

  • To provide better and more productive strategies for Democratic issues in Burma,
  • To provide I.T Education for a new generation students,
  • To collaborate with other political organizations on democratic issues,
  • To assist the organizations struggling for Burma democracy and development.

ABITSU represents all the I.T Students who are struggling for Freedom and Human Rights within Burma. We stand against the Burmese Military Regime and work to remove the Military Dictatorship, to generate more I.T skilled personnel and build the infrastructure for a future democratic government of Burma. We also seek to obtain true freedom on the International Information High Way and to get equal rights and opportunities for every nationality in Burma.

Currently, ABITSU is collaborating with other democratic organizations by providing the following activities:

  1. Information and Communication Technology Supports
  2. Network Solutions
  3. I.T Training and Curriculum Development
  4. Website & Software Development
  5. Cyber Campaign
  6. Community Services
  7. Capacity Building

 

September 27, 2007

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There are many shootings and beatings happened in Rangoon, capital of Burma and many people have been killed and injuries including a foreigner. According to the latest updates, shooting in South Oakkalapa Township, 5 people have been shot dead recently. Junta forces took the dead bodies.

Earlier this morning, Burma junta forces entered several monasteries, arresting senior monks and destroyed monasteries, there are about 650 senior monks have been arrested. According to the latest report, there are many shootings and arrests happening in Rangoon.

The Saffron Revolution in Burma

September 27, 2007

By Michael on September 26, 2007, at 2:15 pm: On August 15th, 2007, the Burmese military dictators raised gasoline and natural gas prices by as much as 500 percent, citing global rises in fuel prices and a constricted supply. Serving as the straw that broke the camel’s back in this socially repressive, economically depressed, and technologically deprived South East Asian nation of about 50 million, small protests erupted in many cities around the country. Growing in fervor and size every day during August, despite threats of action by the generals, these first protests in almost 10 years in Burma brought international attention once again to the despotic regime and their suffering people. Read Full Story….

27th September 2007 Protest

September 27, 2007

3 Monks and a civilian killed in Burmese uprising at least three monks and a civilian have been killed by security forces in a crackdown on anti-government protests in Burma. A military source says two monks were beaten to death, while another was shot as he tried to take a gun away from a soldier.
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Technology puts Myanmar protests in international eye

September 27, 2007

By Shino Yuasa: BANGKOK (AFP) – Myanmar’s swelling protests are in the global spotlight with the help of hi-tech gadgets in the era of YouTube — a stark contrast to the 1988 uprising in the pre-Internet age. Read more… »

 

Buddhist Monks to Protest at Burmese Embassy in Bangkok

September 27, 2007

Media Advisory – 26 September 2007
Buddhist Monks to Protest at Burmese Embassy in Bangkok

When: 27 September 2007 – 10.00 AM
Where: Burmese Embassy in Bangkok – 132 Sathorn Nua Rd. Bangkok 10500

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Altsean-Burma strongly condemns the SPDC’s brutal crackdown

September 27, 2007

Altsean-Burma strongly condemns the SPDC’s brutal crackdown against peaceful demonstrators and urges the UN Security Council (UNSC) to convene an emergency meeting to examine the deteriorating political situation in Burma. Read more… »

Monks blocked from pagodas in Myanmar (Lead)

September 27, 2007

Hundreds of riot police and soldiers Wednesday blocked Buddhist monks from entering Yangon’s holiest pagoda, the Shwedagon, in a crackdown on a weeklong barefoot rebellion in Myanmar’s former capital. Read more… »

Bush announces new sanctions against Myanmar

September 27, 2007

New York, Sep 26 (Xinhua) US President George W. Bush announced new sanctions against Myanmar, which has been at odds with the US over democracy.’The United States will tighten economic sanctions on the leaders of the regime and their financial backers, and we will impose an expanded visa ban on those responsible for the most egregious violations of human rights as well as their family members,’ Bush said Tuesday in a speech to the UN General Assembly. Read more… »

ONGC to look for more gas off western Myanmar coast

September 27, 2007

Yangon, Sep 26 (Xinhua) India’s state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corp Videsh Ltd (OVL) has signed production-sharing contracts with Myanmar to explore natural gas in three deep-sea blocks in Myanmar’s western Rakhine offshore areas, official media reported here Wednesday. Read more… »

Burmese officials baton-charge demonstrators

September 27, 2007

Around 1000 protesters including students and Buddhist monks have been battered by police in the main streets of Rangoon. Dozens were arrested as Burmese security forces moved to crush nine days of mass rallies with batons and tear gas. Read more… »

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