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Burma Panel TONIGHT and News Update

Please join us tonight for our Human Rights in Burma event with Burmese/Rohingya activists, from 5-7 pm in Kehillah Hall, 2nd floor of Koret Pavilion (near Hillel)! Dinner will be served! We’re going to be joined by some pretty awesome … Continue reading

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Mini News Update and Movie

Since we had a lot on agenda last week, our news updates were very brief and cursory. Syria update from ┬áSyria deeply. Bomb killed 8 people. Kerry came out against Russia support of Assad Obama mulling his options because things … Continue reading

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News Updates, 2/12/14

Burma TIME story about how Women and civil society are coming together in Kachin state to demand an end to rape as a tool of war and abuses by military and police, and to hold perpetrators accountable in civilian court. … Continue reading

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News Updates, 2/5/14

Burma TIME magazine: There are now fixed ghettos that the Rohingya are being forced to live in with guarded gates that one has to obtain a permit in order to pass through. The article describes many of the early signs … Continue reading

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News Updates, 1/15/14

We all have busy schedules on our plate, and sometimes it’s difficult to find time to stay up to date on current events. Thus, every week, STAND meetings usually open with members sharing several news headlines pertaining to the humanitarian … Continue reading

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