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Four Questions for Khaipi
Originally Posted: 11/12/2014 - 12:30pm | Type: Magazine Article

Dawn Araujo Khaipi, a peace studies professor in Thailand and a Chin religious freedom activist Bio: &quo ...

The Lamb and the Beast
Originally Posted: 02/11/2013 - 10:12am | Type: Magazine Article

Ron Browning Revelations abound when refugees study the Bible's last book. WHEN A GROUP of refugees from ...

Nobel Prize Winner Delivers Acceptance Speech 21 Years Late
Originally Posted: 06/18/2012 - 2:18pm | Type: Blog

Aung San Suu Kyi was awarded the Noble Peace Prize in 1991 for her work for democracy and human rights in Burma. But at the time of her award, she was under house arrest by Burma’s military; her husband and so ...

Tavis Smiley and Cornel West's 'Poverty Tour'
Originally Posted: 09/24/2011 - 4:14pm | Type: Blog

Broadcaster Tavis Smiley and Princeton professor Cornel West just wrapped up their 18-city "Poverty Tour." The aim of their trip, which traversed through Wisconsin, Detroit, Washington, D.C., and th ...

Preparation for the Poor: Why Climate Funding Can't Wait
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

The effects of climate change -- coastal flooding, stronger storms, spreading vector-borne diseases like malaria, and changes in rainfall patterns -- are already taking their toll on marginalized p ...

Obama's Remarks to the Indian Parliament and Just Peace
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

One goal of just peace theory is to make war obsolete. The idea is to establish justice, in all of its various iterations, so that peace will prevail. One goal of just peace theor ...

U2's Music and Mission--and My Kid's First Rock Concert
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://www.ryanrodrickbeiler.com/Events/U2-Concert-at-FedEx-Field-2009/9812626_6qWPB#666442735_FC6on"></a>Oh no, my eleven-year-old went to his first rock concert this w ...

Out of the Media's Eye
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:27pm | Type: Magazine Article

Kaitlin Barker Going beyond the blind spots. Before I met a refugee family from Burma, I was mostly unaware of ...

Ethnic Cleansing of Burma's Karen Refugees Continues
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

On May 24th, 2009, Democratic Karen Buddhist Army (DKBA) junta-backed troops attacked numerous villages in Paan District, Burma, causing the flight of at least 3,000 internally displaced persons (I ...

Using My Liberty for Aung San Suu Kyi
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="/sites/default/files/images/protest1.jpg"></a>I spent my Monday lunch hour, and maybe longer due to D.C. traffic, standing with some 30 protesters across the street from ...

Burma's Untold Suffering
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:52am | Type: Blog

Soldiers entering villages and killing people on sight. Landmines blowing pregnant women to smithereens. There's no way this is really going on. The world would never tolerate this. ...

A Quiet Revolt in Burma
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 1:18pm | Type: Blog

<P>Don't forget <A href="http://eugenecho.wordpress.com/2008/05/06/pray-for-burmamyanmar/" target=_blank><STRONG>the situation in Burma</STRONG></A>.<BR><B ...

Revolution of the Spirit
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Richard Deats Burma's resistance is not over. In August 2007, in response to a massive government-mandate ...