Posts tagged “alan clements”
December 10, 2010
“Frankly, I wish there were tens of thousands of tiny flip video cams that could be smuggled into the country to reveal to the world just what everyday nonviolent revolution looks like within the cities, monasteries, prisons, labour and refugee camps, as well as within the homes and thousands of villages scattered throughout the country. . . Of course, Aung San Suu Kyi would be the first to say that she is just one voice in her country’s struggle for freedom. She also repeatedly states that the success of the revolution will only come when everybody does their part — puts their freedom into action for the greater good.” — Alan Clements, interview at Rabble.ca
November 16, 2010
The past week has been a banner one for Seven Stories authors on Democracy Now, with the following three features appearing since November 12:
September 21, 2010
Alan Clements and World Dharma’s Buddha Project International have just released their new audiobook edition of the Aung San Suu Kyi classic, The Voice of Hope — proceeds to support the restoration of many hours’ worth of audio and video recordings of the “voice of democracy in Burma” and her fellow freedom fighters. Check out the trailer below!
June 22, 2010
Aung San Suu Kyi is a political icon, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize and the charismatic leader of Burma’s struggle for human rights. But it has come at immense personal cost. Under house arrest for many years, unable to watch her children grow up and excluded from public life, her plight is ongoing: as the Burmese regime prepares for its first election in years, Suu Kyi will be detained as a political prisoner throughout. — from the website for the BBC documentary Freedom From Fear, available free of charge online
August 11, 2009
World leaders have reacted with anger and disappointment at the conviction of Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi for violating security laws. The UN called for her immediate release after she was sentenced to a further 18 months of house arrest – where she has spent 14 of the past 20 years. — BBC News
July 25, 2009
July 25, 12 to 3pm, Byron Community and Cultural Center, 69 Jonson St, Byron Bay NSW 2481, Australia. For more information, see here.
July 20, 2009
From the Barcelona stop on U2′s 360 Tour, a performance of “Walk On” with Aung San Suu Kyi masks.
For more information on Aung San Suu Kyi, take a look at our page for her book with Alan Clements, The Voice of Hope.