Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Shan opposition drafts alliance charter

By Hseng Khio Fah

The Executive Committee members of the Provisional Shan State Congress (SSC) has completed the first draft of the constitution yesterday at their third annual meeting, held at undisclosed venue on the Thai-Burma border, according to one of the members Peunkham Payakwong from Tai Coordination Committee (TCC).

“The draft is expected to be approved at the next meeting,” he said.
The EC members are:
The meeting was attended by all the EC members, except for Maj Hsiao Harn.

The details of the charter is yet to be disclosed. “Suffice it to say it will do its best to cater to the needs of all the indigenous peoples of Shan State,” said Peunkham.

The meeting also discussed further plans for the holding of a second conference towards the end of the year. The EC has so far met 3 times.

The provisional Shan State Congress was formed on 23 December 2008 by the LDU, RCSS, PNLO, WNO and TCC at the Shan State Army (SSA) ‘South’ base Loi Taileng, with the declared aim to unite all the movements fighting against the ruling military regime.

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