Today is the 65th birthday of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma’s democratically-elected Prime Minister and the world’s only imprisoned Nobel Peace laureate–kept under house arrest by her country’s ruling military junta for fourteen of the last twenty years. (For more about here, I recommend this recent editorial written for The Irrawaddy.)
I hope that you will take some time today to do some actions for her. Her are some suggestions:
- Demand Her Immediate Release at Amnesty International’s Online Action Center
- Stand With Suu Kyi Photo Action
- 64 Words for Aung San Suu Kyi
I leave you with two songs about “The Lady”…
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