Burma (Myanmar): Human rights and human wrongs

Ms Clarke and Mr Small gave an amazing presentation on the current situation in Burma (Myanmar), along with Mr Small's sharing of his experiences of working in refugee camps along the Thai-Burmese border.

The Thai/Burmese border

Mr Small gives us a little insight into life in those camps in the slideshow below:


We saw dramatic comments in the form of youtubes about the injustices that are being perpetrated in Burma (Myanmar) right now, as well as discussions of the important role being played by Aung San Suu Kyi. Below is a list of the youtubes from Ms Clarke and Mr Small's presentation, for you to look at in more detail.

‘Human Rights #30 "No One Can Take Away YOUR Rights"’ (Scrolling of all 30 HRs with a man saying that these are our rights and no one can (or should) take them away from us. 1.03 mins)

“Jim Carrey – Call to Action on Burma (with Chinese subtitle)” (Good overview on situation in Burma and ASSK 1.21 mins)


“Michael Stipe of R.E.M. on Aung San Suu Kyi of Burma” (GREAT overview! 1.29 minutes)


“Making Human Rights a Reality” (Human rights #1 – We are all born free and equal - Youth for Human Rights 1.42 min.)

‘Human Right #26 "The Right to Education"’ (great – US girl takes an refugee/immigrant to school for first day 1:03 min)

“Who is Aung San Suu Kyi?” ABC news – overview – recent: Dec.11, 2007 (4:13 minutes)

“Young People Talk about Human Rights” (int’l adolescents speak about human rights… but don’t really 2.59 mins)

“FREE BURMA (Myanmar)” (a bit long, but a great insiders-video on the prisons in Burma and a call to action 7.20 min)


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