Re: Burma: Thousands dead in massacre
Oct 02, 2007 06:34 PM
Avaaz.org - The World in Action
Burma's generals have brought their brutal iron hand down on peaceful
and protesters -- but in response, a massive global outcry is
pace. The roar of global public opinion is being heard in hundreds of
protests outside Chinese and Burmese embassies, people round the world
wearing the monks' color red, and on the internet-- where our
exploded to over 200,000 signers in just 72 hours.
People power can win this. Burma's powerful sponsor China can halt the
crackdown, if it believes that its international reputation and the
Olympics in Beijing depend on it. To convince the Chinese government
other key countries, Avaaz is launching a major global and Asian ad
campaign on Wednesday, including full page ads in the Financial Times
other newspapers, that will deliver our message and the number of
We need 1 million voices to be the global roar that will get China's
attention. If every one of us forwards this email to just 20 friends,
reach our target in the next 72 hours. Please sign the petition at
below -if you haven't already- and forward this email to everyone you
The pressure is working - already, there are signs of splits in the
Army, as some soldiers refuse to attack their own people. The brutal
General, Than Shwe, has reportedly moved his family out of the
country - he
must fear his rule may crumble.
The Burmese people are showing incredible courage in the face of
We're broadcasting updates on our effort over the radio into Burma
telling the people that growing numbers of us stand with them.
everything we can to help them.
With hope and determination,
Ricken, Paul, Pascal, Graziela, Galit, Ben, Milena and the whole
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--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "danielhcaldwell"
> Burma: Thousands dead in massacre
> of the monks dumped in the jungle
> Thousands of protesters are dead and the bodies of hundreds of
> monks have been dumped in the jungle, a former intelligence officer
> Burma's ruling junta has revealed.
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