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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 78

Rohingya youths condemn Burmese generals for conducting ....

[b]Rohingya youths condemn Burmese generals for conducting secret trials and sentencing democracy leaders for lengthy terms of imprisonment[/b]

[b]Arakan-Burma, 11 November, ( [/b]The Rohingya Youth Development Forum (RYDF) strongly condemned the secret trials and lengthy sentence imposed on eight Shan political leaders. Earlier a court of Rangoon announced 106 years of prison terms to Maj-Gen Hso Ten, the group's supreme leader and 93 years to Hkun Htun Oo, Chairman of the Shan National League for Democracy (SNLD) with six other including 3 youth leaders to 75 years of imprisonment.

The Central Executive Committee of the Rohingya Youth Development Forum (RYDF) has demanded for the immediate release of those imprisoned leaders

The RYDF pointed out that those leaders have been endeavoring for the emergence of national unity, democracy, genuine federation and true peace.

“Sentencing and arrest of these leaders are illegal and injustice. These actions demonstrate that the regime’s so-called “Roadmap to Disciplined Democracy and national unity,” RYDF said.

The Rohingya Youth Development Forum in its statement chided that the acts of the SPDC leaders are entirely against the spirit of their slogans that they have been shouting of “Non-disintegration of the Union “Non-disintegration of national unity and the “Rule of law etc.” It went on to say that their acts will negatively affect on national unity by their heinous continuous acts with such a cruel manner.

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