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Burma (Myanmar)As a good number of people who are close with me on deviantart know, I am an officer at my school's own Amnest International.Burma (Myanmar) by abutton
Amnesty International is a humanitarian group which fights for basic human rights world wide no matter what religion an individual or believes in or the government they are under or any other thing they may believe. Generally, many of the situations we look in to deal with opressed people.
Recently we've put a lot of focus on the genocide in Darfur, but tonight I went to an Amnesty meeting outside of school where two individuals from Burma spoke.
While you can do as much research as you'd like on a subject, nothing will connect as much as if you've heard it straight for the source.
The problems in Burma started in 1988 when their government tripled gas prices. Here in America we complain greatly about gas prices, but never have we experienced gas prices tripling over night.
Certainly people would protest about this. Why? Not just because it's an inconvienance bu
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