ABSDF pledges to fight on for democracy

Nov 2, 2007 (DVB), The All Burma Students' Democratic Front vowed yesterday to continue with its armed struggle to bring democracy to Burma, during celebrations for the group's 19th anniversary.

The ABSDF's celebrations were held yesterday in a location along the Thai-Burma border and were attended by about 200 Burmese democracy activists.

The group's leader Than Khe said during his speech at the event that the group is planning to increase its activities in support of the democracy movement in Burma, and urged people inside the country not to give up.

"The ABSDF will increase its activities from all sides to help people of Burma in their fight for democracy," said Than Khe.

"I strongly believe we should fight against the government both politically and with armed force. We promise play our role by continuing our [armed] fight against the junta."

Reporting by Htet Yazar

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