Interfaith Prayer Service for Daw Aung San Suu Kyi

OhnPyant Prayer The scene of Unity among the people of  different faiths

Burmese refugees of different faiths were united in the Prayer for the freedom of  Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, in Onn Pyant Refugee camp in Thailand on 24th of May 2009.

Led by Abbot U Thu Min Ga La, about five hundred people attended the prayer service and candle light vigil for the freedom of detained pro democracy leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.

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Religious leaders of Islam and Christians took turn to lead the prayer service that started around 4.00 pm in the remote refugee camp inside Thailand near the border with Military ruled Burma.

Later, Abbot U Thu Min Ga La said, “We are proud to organize this event that brings the people of the different faiths together”.  Abbot also said his gratitude to other religious leaders for joining hand together, as an event that demonstrated a good example of unity, for the future democratic Burma.

Later veteran political prisoner Thi Ha read the Onn Pyant Prayer service declaration.

Translated from  original post in Burmese ,Niknayman blog

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