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Greeting from the Chairperson!

Warm Welcome & Greeting!

It is my sincere pleasure to welcome you to our website.  The DPNS is deeply committed to Burma’s struggle for Democracy, Freedom and Justice. As you are surfing this site, you will learn about our values, visions, objectives and activities. And since we will continue to add news and valuable features to our pages, we encourage you to bookmark this site and check it regularly for your updates on DPNS.

Please join us to remove the tyrannical militarism, and build a democratic Burma for all.

Enjoy your visit. Thank you.

Peace & Solidarity,

Aung Moe Zaw
Chairperson, DPNS

Aung Moe Zaw and Comrades from DPNS inside Burma at the Shwe Dagon Pagoda on 3 September 2012.

DPNS delegation together with leaders of All Burma Federation of Students’ Union (ABFSU) in Rangoon on 20 December 2012.


Party Activities

Workshop on Small-Scale Farmers Land Rights in Burma/Myanmar A Workshop on Small-Scale Farmers Land Rights in Burma/Myanmar organized by Democratic Party for a New Society (DPNS) with support of Burma Relief Center (BRC), was held at the Party Political Training School from 27 February to 1 March 2013. There are 40 participants in the 3-day workshop programmes. Farmers from different regions of Burma, ...

Party Delegation visited Burma A ten-member delegation of Democratic Party for a New Society (DPNS) made a study visit to Burma from 10 December 2012 to 18 January 2013 under an agreement with the Burmese government reached during the process of talks between DPNS and the government’s peace working committee.While in Burma, the delegation held meetings with President Office ...

Danish Social Democratic Youth (DSU) and Youth for a New Society (YNS) began their cooperation and relationship Ms Marie Borum Pedersen and Mr Jens Hjorth-Larsen, comrades from Social Democratic Youth of Denmark (DSU) visited the office of Youth for a New Society (YNS) near the Thailand-Burma border from 4-11 November 2012. The visit marked the first ever cooperation between the two youth organizations from Denmark and Burma. It is ...

DPNS and Government Minister U Aung Min agreed for signing an agreement on an official return of DPNS back to Burma A delegation of Democratic Party for a New Society (DPNS) led by Chairperson Aung Moe Zaw held a talk with the government peace delegation led by Union Minister U Aung Min in Chaing Mai, Thailand on 10 November 2012. “This time, we mainly discussed on signing an agreement on our party’s official return ...


Statements & Press Releases

Appeal to all citizens in Burma for fraternal and peaceful coexistence 25 March 2013 Democratic Party for a New Society (DPNS) gravely concerns about the outbreak of sectarian violent conflict in Meiktila since 20 March 2013. It is imperative for all citizens of Burma, regardless of race and belief, to be united for development of the country. Burma is a country of multi-races and ...

YNS Statement regarding Recent Tensions between Local Communities and Government-backed Mining Projects in Mongwa district 14 September 2012 YNS extends the strongest possible support to the protesters who have been active since the 23rd of August and have faced stern repression from state security forces. YNS is concerned to see that: – The government has failed to listen to the concerns of the local communities affected by mining developments. ...

Statement on Conflicts in Arakan State 10 June 2012 First of all, Democratic Party for a New Society (DPNS) join with all citizens in Arankan State in offering our grave concern on the current conflicts in some townships in Arakan State including Bu-thee-daung, Maung-daw, Sittwe and Taung-gote, and as be members of their family, is saddened for victims of ...

A young Burmese takes the post of Vice-President of International Union of Socialist Youth (IUSY) Media Release: Mae Sod, Thailand; 22 April 2012 The Chair of Youth for a New Society (YNS), a youth organization of Democratic Party for a New Society (DPNS) is elected as Vice-President of International Union of Socialist Youth (IUSY) responsible for Asia-Pacific region. Naw Maybel Htoo, an ethnic Karen of Burma, was ...

The result of by-elections is a triumph of NLD and the people of Burma 2 April 2012 Democratic Party for a New Society (DPNS) praises the overwhelming victory of National League for Democracy (NLD) at the by-elections held on 1 April 2012, and views that this is not only a triumph of NLD and Daw Aung San Suu Kyi but also of all the people of Burma. DPNS ...

Statement on Worker Strike in Rangoon, Burma 22 February 2012 Democratic Party for a New Society (DPNS) fully supports the workers who have been striking for two weeks at Tai-Yi Shoe Factory in Hlaing-Thar-Yar industrial zone in Rangoon and who are courageously demanding basic labour rights, including better wages. DPNS strongly denounces the employer’s reactions, such as forcing strikers out from ...

Young activists for democracy in Burma collectively formed The Youth for a New Society 3 February 2012 Youth for a New Society is formed by young activists aiming at achieving freedom, equality and solidarity of all the people of Burma. The founding members view that all the people of Burma have been confronted with oppressions by successive ruling regimes, various forms of social and economic exploitations and discriminations ...

DPNS received an invitation from the government’s minister U Aung Min for an informal talk 20 January 2012 The Democratic Party for a New Society (DPNS) received yesterday an official invitation for an informal talk with U Aung Min, the Presidential representative of the current Burmese government. In principle, the party agrees to meet with the government representative, but any detail on this regard has yet to ...


Opinions

DPNS General Secretary’s Views on Burmese president’s call for citizens abroad to come home Wednesday, 17 August 2011 Mizzima News Whether to go back home or not mainly depends on the existence of democracy and human rights and it depends on whether we can build a federal union that we have called for. As far as I understand it, these things cannot be achieved under the rule of Thein Sein’s government ...

Registered Parties Should Carefully Assess Election Strategy By AUNG MOE ZAW Thursday, August 12, 2010 By the first week of August, 40 political parties had registered for the upcoming Burmese elections and others were still waiting for their applications to be approved. One of the most recent parties to be registered was a Kachin political party called the Unity and Democracy Party of Kachin State ...

Building an Opposition to the Opposition By AUNG MOE ZAW Tuesday, July 20, 2010 It is popular today to say that Burmese civil society can be built without a struggle despite the present environment created and controlled by a military regime to ensure that people live according to their rules. It is popular today to talk of engaging the regime which itself has refused ...

To be Burma’s President or Army Chief? By KHIN MAUNG TINT and AUNG MOE ZAW Irrawaddy News Magazine (Thursday, July 1, 2010) Halfway through 2010 and the date for Burma’s election has not yet been set. The signs seem to suggest that two years after the first announcement the regime will call a snap election, if they call anything ...

Current Political development of Burma and the DPNS’s position on 2010 elections By Zaw Zaw Htun Thursday, October 22, 2009 Burma has been in political, social and economic crises for many decades. It can be argued that the questions of two major political issues, democratization and establishment of a federal state, are the root causes of Burma’s long history of armed conflicts as well as of ...

Is It the Same Old Game? By AUNG MOE ZAW Monday, October 5, 2009 While some people’s hopes may be raised at the news of the recent meeting between Aung San Suu Kyi and Maj-Gen Aung Kyi, the junta’s liaison minister, others will observe it with a wait-and-see attitude. Others still may argue that this is just another version of the same old ...

An Offensive Election Strategy By AUNG MOE ZAW Tuesday, September 1, 2009 The fighting that broke out on August 27 between the Burmese regime’s army and the Kokang militia clearly signals the fragility of the ceasefire agreements that have been in place in Burma’s border regions for the past two decades. It also raises concerns of a return to a full-scale ...

Time for Decisive Action By AUNG MOE ZAW Thursday, August 20, 2009 Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is guilty and her sentence is three years hard labor. That was the judgment handed down by a court in the compound of the notorious Insein Prison on August 11th, 2009. As a result, the military regime in Burma may believe that ...