(Ottawa, May 21, 09) – The Canadian Friends of Burma (CFOB) strongly
urges our supporters in Canada to sign online for the release of
Burmese democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi and more than 2000 political
prisoners in Burma.
A month-long campaign launched by Thai-based two organizations -
Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) and Forum for
Democracy in Burma (FDB) with the support of dozens of campaigns
groups around the world - is scheduled to finalize on May 27, 2009,
the date the house arrest of Burmese democracy leader is set to
The campaign has already collected 457,588 signatures; however, it is
still half of the target - 888,888. Therefore, we urge our supporters
to take a minute to support this campaign. The petition signature will
be sent to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.
We still have a few days left! Please put your signature at http://www.fbppn.net/