Monks declared ‘Boycott’ against Suu Kyi’s brother

KyaemonFebruary 2, 20102min840

Monks declared ‘Boycott’ against Suu Kyi’s brother

Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – The All Burma Monks Organization (ABMO) has declared Aung San Oo, brother of Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi as unethical and rejected his association with Buddhism for not withdrawing a case filed against his detained younger sister.

The ABMO, in their statement, said as Aung San Oo has failed to reply to them by the January 31 deadline they have given him, they would impose religious sanction, known as “Pattani Kuzanakan,” an act of boycott by the monks, on him and his wife Le Le Nwe Thein.

The secret monk’s organization sent a letter to him on January 24, asking him to withdraw the case he had filed against his sister, Aung San Suu Kyi. The monks said, filing an inheritance case on the estate and filing the letter of administration of this inheritance are tantamount to harassing Suu Kyi and attempting to evict her from the house, which they interpret as attack against the people.

Of the two living children of Burma’s Independence architect Bogyoke (General) Aung San, Aung San Oo, an engineer by profession, has close ties with the regime, contrary to his younger sister. Despite his US citizenship, he is believed to own a plot in the ancient city of Pagan.  Le Le Nwe Thein is widely believed to harbour political ambitious. …