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YOU’RE PACKING A SUITCASE FOR A PLACE NONE OF US HAS BEEN,


A PLACE THAT HAS TO BE BELIEVED TO BE SEEN

Aung San Suu Kyi is Burma’s democracy leader.


A Nobel Peace Prize winner, she has been described as Asia’s Nelson Mandela.
She has been detained under house arrest for almost 14 years. Her party, the National League for Democracy,
won elections in 1990, but the ruling military junta refused to hand over power.

Burma is ruled by one of the most brutal and oppressive dictatorships in the world:

• More than 2,100 political prisoners are in Burma’s jails - many have been brutally tortured.
• The dictatorship is trying to wipe out ethnic people in Eastern Burma - evidence shows that more than 3,300 villages
have been destroyed in the past 15 years.
• Rape is used as a weapon of war - even against girls as young as five.
• Hundreds of thousands of people have been used as slave labour, and even as human minesweepers.
• The dictatorship spends around 40 percent of the budget on the military, while the majority of people live in poverty.

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You have the freedom to support the people of Burma.


Please visit one of the following websites to see how you can help.

Spain: http://birmaniaporlapaz.blogspot.com/
France: http://www.info-birmanie.org/
Germany: http://www.asienhaus.de/index.php
Netherlands: http://www.burmacentrum.nl/
Ireland: http://www.burmaactionireland.org/
Sweden: http://www.burmakommitten.org
Poland: http://www.birma-polska.org/
Czech Republic and Croatia: http://www.clovekvtisni.cz/index2.php?id=337
United Kingdom: http://www.burmacampaign.org.uk/
USA: http://uscampaignforburma.org/
Canada: http://www.cfob.org/
Global: http://www.facebook.com/aungsansuukyi