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On Solidarity With Our Brothers in Burma

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Red monks as a force for democracy, from the grassroots up. I pray that things work out without violence – and I am not much of a praying man. Not sure how to help, but I am touched by these demonstrations. Amnesty describes torture in Burma as “an institution”. These guys are showing real courage in the face of a a hardcore regime and deserve our support. Here are some online petitions that might help raise awareness, but I really need to educate myself more on the situation.

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  1. James, I’ve been thinking of you guys as we watched the progress of these brave souls. I’m glad you mentioned this issue, and agree, they need our support

  2. thanks Puni – the stoicism involved in these protests is breaking my heart.

  3. Burma Schmurma…

    I’m just as bored by what’s happening there as most liberal bloggers seem to be….

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