No Time for Dreams: Living in Burma under Military Rule
No Time for Dreams: Living in Burma under Military Rule By Carolyn Wakeman and San San Tin, Introduction by Emma Larkin has "SPECIAL ONLINE PRE-PUBLICATION DISCOUNT at $29.96 (25% Off).
It is going to be published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. .
Compelling images of cinnamon-robed monks confronting the guns and clubs of Burma's military junta outraged the world in September 2007 and San San Tin Inspired by the legacy of her father Ba Tin's struggle against British colonialism beginning in the 1930s, infuses her journey from school girl to journalist and, briefly, to businesswoman with an unbroken spirit of resistance.
Offering a compassionate insider's view of politics, culture, religion, and family during nearly half a century of unrelenting dictatorship, this riveting personal story traces an arc of decline to reveal the bitter fate of a once-prosperous and cosmopolitan society.
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Celebration of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s Birthday & Burma’s Women’s Day PEACE PICNIC
|Burmese American Women’s Alliance (BAWA) presents|
A DAY IN THE PARK
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s Birthday
Burma’s Women’s Day
Mitchell Park (Palo Alto, Ca)
Saturday, June 19, 2010 (11:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
(11:00 to 17:00 )
This year, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is spending her 65th birthday under house arrest again.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the imprisoned Nobel Peace Laureate and 2008 Congressional Gold Medal recipient is one of the world’s most renowned freedom fighters and advocates of nonviolence.
She is the symbol of peace & democracy and beacon of hope for people all over the world who are suffering under oppression and injustice.
We will celebrate and honor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and all the brave women of Burma on Burma’s Women’s Day. We will also build friendships with people of all faiths/ background to promote peace, justice and understanding.
Sponsors and Donations are much appreciated.
Contacts : Burmese American Women’s Alliance (BAWA) http://www.bawasf.org
|The Celebration Will Feature:
- A Multi-Faith Prayer Vigil in Various Religious Traditions
- Award Ceremony for Community Service & Human Rights Hero
- Burmese Harp Performance & Traditional prayer dance
- Presentations, Essays/ Poetry readings about Peace by Youths
- Delicious Burmese food.
|Mabel : 650 321 5578 |
Nandi : 415 595 4591
Htwe Htwe Win : 510 528 8175
|Kalyar: 415 789 9225|
Ngwe Thar Lay : 415-425-5997
Khin Hlaing Soe: 650 269 1165
Myat:925 783 7495
Burmese American Women Alliance
Burmese American Democratic
American Muslim Voice