Friday, September 01, 2006

Su Su Nway Wins 2006 John Humphrey Freedom Award

Our heroine Su Su Nway,who successfully challenged Burma's ruling military junta (SPDC) for its horrific practices of forced labour and was then imprisoned for 8 months for her out-spokeness and brave action, has been honoured with a prestigious human rights and democracy award "2006 John Humphery Freedom Award" yesterday.
Rights and Democracy that presents the award each year to an organization and individual said in its news release that her story moved us profoundly and represented the selfless commitment to justice, adding that she had accomplished a powerful tribute to human spirit. She was selected from more than 100 nominations.


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