Raging Forest

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    •  TEXT: "The struggle for democracy and human rights in Burma is a struggle for life and dignity. It is a struggle that encompasses our political, social, and economic aspirations." Daw Aung San Suu Kyi 
    •  TEXT: Raging Forest 
    •  TEXT: Over 1,000,000 internally displaced people 
    •  TEXT: Living on the run from the Burmese military 
    •  TEXT: Right now. 
    •  TEXT: 1942: Japan invades Burma 
    •  TEXT: 1945: Burma Liberated: British drive out Japan with help from ethnic forces 
    •  TEXT: 1948: Britain grants Burma independence; Ethnic groups sidelined in nation-building 
    •  TEXT: Civil War! Ethnic tribes take up arms 
    •  TEXT: 1962: Military Dictatorship begins: General Ne Win overthrows government 
    •  TEXT: 08.08.88: Mass uprising nationwide; Burmese military uses brute force to cease demonstrations 
    •  TEXT: In 1997, the Free Burma Rangers was formed with this mission 
    •  TEXT: To bring help, hope, and love to people 
    •  TEXT: of all faiths 
    •  TEXT: all ethnicities 
    •  TEXT: in the war zones of Burma 
    •  TEXT: This is not what we want 
    •  TEXT: "Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke to set the oppressed free and break every yoke?" Isaiah 58.6 
    •  TEXT: Love each other. Unite and work for freedom, justice, and peace. Forgive and don't hate each other. Pray with faith, act with courage, never surrender. 
    •  TEXT: For more information, please contact: Free Burma Rangers www.freeburmarangers.org or E-mail at: info@freeburmarangers.com 
    •  TEXT: "Raging Forest" Song written & performed by Dominik Baer & Anna Collins-Wakeman 
     
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    Title:Raging Forest
    Abstract:[Contains Graphic Content] A short video outlining the history of Burma and the mission of the Free Burma Rangers.
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    • Free Burma RangersRole: Creator
    Publishers:Free Burma Rangers
    University of Texas Libraries
    Date Created:// - //
    Topics:advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--aid and relief organizations
    advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--eyewitness documentation
    advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--non-governmental organizations
    armed conflict and persecution--internally displaced persons
    economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--ethnic identity
    Languages:eng
    Geographic Focuses:Asia--Burma
    Asia--Myanmar
    Southeast Asia
    Geographic Base:Asia--Burma
    Type of Resource:Moving image
    Genre:videorecording
    Identifier:fbrx0010
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