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10 Best Student-Led Protestsnew

From Greensboro, N.C. to Tiananmen Square.
YES! Weekly  |  Keith T. Barber  |  12-01-2010  |  Commentary

The Burmese Come to Houstonnew

Get in, get out. Refugees have a shrinking window of support until it's time to fend for themselves.
Houston Press  |  Mike Giglio  |  09-08-2009  |  Immigration

Guy Delisle's New Graphic Memoir Recalls Heat and Oppression in Rangoonnew

The Burma Chronicles, Guy Delisle's latest work of graphic memoir/reportage, doesn't necessarily paint a rosier picture of Burma, but it does offer punctuated moments of hope and a neat delineation of life in the third-world country.
Charleston City Paper  |  Eric Liebetrau  |  09-24-2008  |  Nonfiction

The McCain Campaign's Ties to Burma's Military Regimenew

McCain personally selected Doug Goodyear to organize this summer's Republican convention. But Goodyear resigned last week, after Newsweek reported that the consultant's company helped create a positive image of Burma's military junta in the U.S. Goodyear's associate Doug Davenport, also resigned from McCain's campaign after news of the DCI-Myanmar-McCain connection surfaced.
Shepherd Express  |  Lisa Kaiser  |  05-23-2008  |  Politics

In the Wake of Disaster, the Burmese People Are On Their Own, As Usualnew

By blocking foreign aid in the wake of the deadly cyclone, Burma's ruling generals may be fueling the uprising they're trying to quell.
NOW Magazine  |  Gwynne Dyer  |  05-16-2008  |  International

From the Brutality of Burma to Sanctuary in St. Paulnew

Karen immigrants describe their harrowing journeys.
City Pages (Twin Cities)  |  Rhena Tantisunthorn  |  11-15-2007  |  Immigration

Burmese Refugees Working for Democracynew

Soe Naing hid in a jungle along the Burma-Thailand border after the military killed hundreds of peaceful protesters in 1988, and eventually ended up in North Carolina. The same military junta recently lashed out against Buddhist monks and pro-democracy demonstrators.
INDY Week  |  Charles Duncan  |  10-25-2007  |  International

Burma Callingnew

Should we boycott China for propping up brutal regime? Activists can't decide.
NOW Magazine  |  Andrew Cash  |  10-12-2007  |  International

Burma's Pent-up Demandsnew

A first-hand view of the rebellion's infancy.
Los Angeles CityBeat  |  Hanna Ingber Win  |  10-12-2007  |  International

Burmese Buddhist Master Teaches Vipassana Meditationnew

With the arrival of Gunasiri, Springfield, Ill., becomes the first U.S. outpost for disciples of Burmese Buddhist master Chanmyay Sayadaaw.
Illinois Times  |  Karen Fitzgerald  |  10-14-2005  |  Religion

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