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70 Burmese-Canadian activists cleared from Burma’s blacklist

– Compiled and edited by Canadian Friends of Burma (CFOB) – Ottawa, August 30, 2012

More than 70 Canadian and Burmese activists in Canada are part of a thousand of ‘blacklisted’ names that has been cleared today by the new government in Burma. Canadian Friends of Burma (CFOB) welcomes this move as one of the right steps in ongoing political reform process in Burma. Among 70 names blacklisted, a number of former Canadian MPs, long-time Burma supporters and leading activists included. Please see the list below.

BL #
Note by CFOB
38 Inecee, Dominic
62 Lukas Arnold Louis
73 Nancy Cunning Ham
83 Robinson, Ian
86 Smuker, Philip
90 Tin Maung Htoo
Executive Director of CFOB
113 Alex Mc Donough
Former NDP MP and leader
117 Allison, Belak Brenda
Vancouver-based Lawyer-also listed at Blacklist #985
153 B.T. Win. Dr and Rosy DT Yee
Vancouver-based scholars/writers (couple)
189 Brad Adams
Human Rights Watch – Asia Director
196 Bush Gulati
Burmese activist/Professor Emeritus at Georgetown College
205 Chan Toik
Calgary-based Mon ethnic activist
236 Christopher A lee
244 Desmono
256 Earl, Douglas J.
also listed at Blacklist #983
263 Elizabeth, Shepherd
Actress and CFOB advisory board member
264 Emmanuel Trepanier
Professor – Carleton University
265 Eric Snider
Victoria(BC)-based Burma activist – also listed at Blacklist #678
270 Estanisko Oziewicz
292 Gilles Marcil
297 Goldenberg, Syzanno Elise
330 Hlaing Bwe
Ottawa-based 88 student activist
334 Htay Aung
Vancouver-based 88 student activist
337 Htun Htun Oo
Toronto-based 88 student activist
359 James and Janis Myint Swe
Sarnia (Ont.)-based Burmese activists (couple)
360 James Cowam
Toronto-based Burma supporter/activist
364 Jean-Louis Roy
Former President of now-defunct Rights and Democracy
366 Jenkins Donald William
367 Jenkins Sarah Katharine
375 Joie Warnock
BC-based Union activist/Burma supporter
399 Keith Martin
Former Liberal MP
405 Kevin Mcleod
CFOB board member
418 Khin Saw Win (Dr.Alice)
Burmese activist/physician- University of Alberta
431 Kuiack Stephen A
437 Kyaw Moe
Former CFOB board member/88 student activist
470 Lloyd and Willa Jones
Thunder Bay-based Burma activist (couple)
475 Luingamla Kashungao
Ktichener-based Chin activist
480 Mahn Bee Duu
Vancouver-based Karen activist
483 Mandel, Kenneth Sean
488 Marie, Karen Connelly
Toronto-based writer – also listed at Blacklist #881
502 Michel, Archambault Jean
503 Micheline(Mika)Levesque
Former Asia-program officer of now-defunct Rights and Democracy – also listed at Blacklist #348 and #986 as Mrs. Micheline Levesive
507 Min Naing
Saskatoon-based 88 student activist
509 Min Thura Wynn
88 student activist – currently in Australia
565 Patricia Elliot
Ass.Professor – Journalism, University of Regina
567 Paul Copeland
Toronto-based lawyer/CFOB advisory board member
607 Regan Suzuki
Winnipeg-based Burma activist
615 Richard Lucie Ginette Marie
627 Roessin H.V.
635 Salai Bawi Lian
Ottawa-based Chin activist
637 Salai Za Uk Ling
Thunder Bay-based Chin activist
641 San Aung
Vancouver-based 88 student activist – also listed at #642
643 San Lwin
Toronto-based Burmese activist
646 Saw Greh Moo
Toronto-based Karen activist
647 Saw Ler Wah
Toronto-based Karen activist
659 Shareef Moarh   Former CFOB staff
660 Shauna Jimenez   Burma activist, East Kootenay Friends of Burma
679 Soe Kyaw Thu   Vancouver-based 88 student activist
681 Soe Win Latt    
687 Stalley, Hawk Mark (alias) Haakun Canadian  
718 Than Aung   Former coordinator of Burma Forum Canada and community leader in Edmonton
720 Thang Ning Kee   Ottawa-based Chin activist
724 Thazul Ceu   Ottawa-based Chin activist
740 Thuzar Thant    
741 Tiger Yawnghwe   Calgary-based Shan Activist/ son of first Burmese President Sao Shwe Thaik
742 Timothy Zaw Zaw   88 student activist/community leader in Toronto
744 Tin Htut   88 student activist/community leader in Toronto
749 Toe Kyi
CFOB board member/88 student activist
802 Za Ceu Lian
Winnipeg-based Chin activist
803 Zachary Miles Baddorf

Note: See the full list at Burmese President webpage – Link

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