WE ARE ORGANISING A GLOBAL, COORDINATED DAY OF ACTION! ON SATURDAY THE 6TH OF OCTOBER.
For more details: Contact: Burma Campaign UK
SATURDAY 6th OCTOBER
12 noon – worldwide
More information to follow
Strong reports are emerging ofsplits within the army and the Generals. More to follow.
They are arresting and imprisoning monks- so far over 700 have been arrested.
They have raided dozens of monasteries
While the regime is stating only 9 have been killed the number is far closer to 200
They have snipers on tops of buildings to pick off the leaders.
We MUST protest!
WHAT CAN YOU DO?
1 - Protest - Look below for details of worldwide protests.
2 - Spread the word - Invite your friends to this group, email all your family and friends, write to local newspapers
3 - Write to your elected official - they will respond if enough people contact them.
4 - Email the companies that still operate in Burma, their email addresses are listed here http://www.facebook.com/topic.php?uid=24957770200&topic=3071
5 - Sign up for the petition!
Free Burma Coalition. Insightful opinion from Dr. Zarni regarding Burma and its campaigns. UK based.
Burma Campaign UK (in need of funding if you can help):
US Campaign for Burma:
You can contact me directly- I am the campaigns coordinator in charge of the national grassroots- firstname.lastname@example.org
I'm starting a blog to keep people updated on news inside. My boss Aung Din works hard gathering information from eyewitnesses inside and from other groups - for English updates- http://theburmacampaign.wordpress.com/
Open Society Institute's Burma Project:
Human Rights Watch, Burma:
Free Burma Rangers:
Canadian Friends of Burma:
Voices of Burma
Democratic Voice of Burma:
Aung San Suu Kyi's Pages:
National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma (government-in-exile) website:
Burmese language news (courtesy of Nay Shun Oo):
CONTACT EXTERNAL MEDIA
*Write to media outlets in your area or around the world requesting more coverage of the issue, send links to this site, as well as the other bloggers that are still getting news out. we're bringing in reports much faster than they are*
Tell them that you want more coverage on Burma. Send links to http://burmanews.cbox.ws/ , this Facebook group, Burmese blogs. Send them these updates. Mention that we have members in our Facebook group with contacts in Burma that are confirming news updates.
Note that most of these are email addresses for Letters to the Editor; PLEASE correct me if you have better methods.
Be sure to protect your identity if you must; they have the right to publish your name and comments.
Please note that you can contact any major media outlet's NEWS BUREAU by phone according to your country
BBC: Use the form at the end of every Burma-related news story.
CNN: email@example.com or http://www.cnn.com/exchange/ireports/topics/forms/breaking.news.html
Associated Press: firstname.lastname@example.org
Voice of America: VOANews@VOANews.com
The Economist: email@example.com
MSNBC: firstname.lastname@example.org , Subject Line: To the Editor
Newsweek: WebEditors@newsweek.com , Letters@newsweek.com
CBC Canada: http://www.cbc.ca/contact/index.jsp
The Times (London): email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Message - Report - Delete
Washington Post: firstname.lastname@example.org (they must include home address, home and business telephone numbers)
New York Times: email@example.com (USE THIS FIRST), firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABC News: email@example.com, Subject Line: ABCNEWS.com EDITORIAL
* please let the admin know if you've got other links we can send letters to*