From Burma to B.C.
Shauna Jimenez of Calgry responded to our Nov. 4 piece from the Thai/Burmese border:
Thanks for your coverage on the fake elections in Burma. Canadian Friends of Burma are holding protests November 6 in many Canadian cities.
Here in Calgary, we will have a table at the Peace Fair November 6 at St. David's United church, with Karen, Burmese, Mon folks explaining the refugee and election situation. Our group also advocates and sponsors Burmese and Karen refugees.
(East Kootenay Friends of Burma resettles special needs Karen refugees to Interior BC, with 100% volunteer support).
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