(HRAC) was founded by Jack Healey, and it is committed to change the world. Called 'Mr. Human Rights' by U.S. News and World Report, Jack brought human rights to the global stage by his creative use of media and enlistment of world-class musical talent as advocates and spokespersons as Executive Director of Amnesty International USA for 12 years.
Works to educate American citizens about the current constitutional crisis in this country and about their individual rights. Its goal is to build a grassroots citizens' democracy movement and to push for the enactment of statutes that would end the infringement of fundamental rights by the executive and restore the Constitution's hallowed system of checks and balances.
Dedicated to helping the people of Myanmar/Burma develop future leadership by providing educational opportunities to its people without regard to religion or ethnicity, and by assisting local institutions with educational resources and professional development.
A U.S.-based membership organization dedicated to empowering grassroots activists around the world to bring about an end to the military dictatorship in Burma. Through public education, leadership development initiatives, conferences, and advocacy campaigns at local, national and international levels, USCB works to empower Americans and Burmese dissidents-in-exile to promote freedom, democracy, and human rights in Burma and raise awareness about the egregious human rights violations committed by Burma's military regime.
Honorary Chaired by Nobel Peace Prize recipient Archbishop Desmond Tutu, this is a joint venture of the Human Rights Action Center and US Campaign for Burma non-profit organizations focused on the advocacy and empowerment of individuals whose lives are shining testaments of peace and human rights.
Burma has been renamed Myanmar by the political group in power. Take a look at the official site it has produced.
The Soros Foundation's page on Burma today. Includes the latest news on Burma, information about Burma legislation, human rights, health and education, and suggested readings and links. Also includes link to the "Burma Briefing Book", below.
Read more about Aung San Suu Kyi. Her son had to accept the Prize on her behalf while she was under house arrest by the military junta. Aung San Suu Kyi is an oppositional leader and human rights advocate.
The haunting spirit of two little girls pulls a writer back to war-torn Burma. An emotional story that originally appeared on September 28, 1997 in the Seattle Times.
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