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Media Advisory: Myanmar Solidarity Panel Discussion on the 3rd Anniversary of the Military Junta’s Failed Coup Attempt

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Media Advisory: Myanmar Solidarity Panel Discussion on the 3rd Anniversary of the Military Junta’s Failed Coup Attempt

On 29 January 2024, Alternative ASEAN Network on Burma (ALTSEAN-Burma), Asia Justice and Rights, Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), Initiatives for International Dialogue, KontraS, and Progressive Voice, are holding the “Myanmar Solidarity Panel Discussion on the 3rd Anniversary of the Military Junta’s Failed Coup Attempt”.

This panel discussion will shed light on the current state of Myanmar and the people’s efforts which are laying the foundations towards the country’s federal democratic future, as well as the Rohingya refugee crisis in Southeast Asia. The panel will also provide recommendations to ASEAN and its Member States in addressing the Myanmar crisis.

The audience will further have an opportunity to learn more about the upcoming advocacy plans of local and regional civil society organizations, including the Position Paper on the alternative strategy for the ASEAN’s Five-Point Consensus.

The event will be conducted in English and Myanmar languages. Simultaneous interpretation for both languages will be provided.

Date: 29 January 2024 (Monday)

Time: 2:00 – 4:00 pm (Bangkok Time)

Location: The Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand

For online option, please register: http://tinyurl.com/3x9v7rst

Panelists:

  • Aung Kyaw Moe, Deputy Minister of Human Rights, the National Unity Government
  • Zue Padonmar, Secretary 1, Karenni State Interim Executive Council
  • Elena, Milk Tea Alliance – Myanmar and General Strike Committee of Nationalities (GSCN)
  • Hafsar Tameesuddin, Co-Secretary General, Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN) and Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the Rohingya Maìyafuìnor Collaborative Network
  • Laddawan Tantivitayapitak, Chairperson of Thai Action Committee for Democracy in Burma (TACDB) and Board Member of ALTSEAN-Burma
  • Dr. Naruemon Thabchumpon, Associate Professor, Chulalongkorn University

Moderator: Laura Naw, Forum-Asia

The event is co-organized by Alternative ASEAN Network on Burma (ALTSEAN-Burma), Asia Justice and Rights, Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), Initiatives for International Dialogue, KontraS, and Progressive Voice.


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