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Tuesday, September 11, 2007 

Politics with a Conscience

Finally, here comes the long awaited news.

"Anson Chan, Hong Kong's former top civil servant and an advocate of full democracy for the city, will run for a seat in the local legislature in her first attempt at elective office," Bloomberg reports, "giving a significant boost to a push for full democracy by 2012", International Herald Tribune writes.

``I need to put my money where my mouth is,'' Chan said. ``I've been espousing universal suffrage and the values that I think have made Hong Kong a great international city. This opportunity is one that I cannot let pass.''

``You need a political platform to make your voice magnified and heard,'' Chan said at a press briefing in Hong Kong. ``This by-election has come at a very crucial time in Hong Kong's history. We're engaged in this consultation exercise on Hong Kong's constitution.''

"I want to make Hong Kong people feel that they have a role and they can shape the future of constitutional reforms."

"If elected, she pledged to avoid a "head-on collision" with Beijing, build a constructive partnership with the SAR government and end the icy relationship between the central government and pan-democrats," The Standard reports.

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CHINA GOVERNMENT IS STILL HELPING MYANMAR MILITARY GOVERNMENT.
The world will boycott CHINA OLYMPIC GAMES IF CHINA IS STILL HELPING MYANMAR(BURMA) MILITARY GOVERNMENT.
check BBC News, VOA News, IHT News for updates.
Myanmar military regime is arranging trip for Mr. Gambari to Myit-Kyi-Nar City of Kachin State which is in northern Myanmar. That news is coincided with the news received yesterday, the regime backed USDA (Union Solidarity and Development Association) is forcing people to join faked protesting to trick UN Special envoy Mr. Gambari. People around the country believe that the regime will try their best to trick Mr. Gambari to ease international pressure.
Today, there were troops in the downtown Yangon. They search every bag and if someone got caught with camera in it, they would arrest him. They arrested anyone that they suspect - even the locksmith from Annaw-ya-htar Road was arrested. Received this news when the Internet connection was back for a while.
We would like to urge people around the world to request UN that UN special envoy Mr. Ibrahim Gambari to meet with the real people (NOT with the people arranged by the Junta) through hotline and email. Otherwise Mr. Gambari will only see skyful lies of Myanmar Junta.
Mr. Gambari MUST GO TO Yangon. People are dying and protesting at Yangon. Naypyidaw is a ghost town where only government officials and generals reside. Pleaseā€¦ if someone from UN reading this message, contact Mr. Gambri NOW and insist that he must see Yangon. Help us!! Help Myanmar (Burma).
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