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Hsai Wan freed at last

Two weeks ago, after 225 days in prison, Hsai Wan, from our 2020 Myanmar Young Leaders Programme (MYLP), was released along with over five thousand other political prisoners. He was imprisoned for wearing a tee-shirt with the message “down with the Dictatorship”. He told us that he is in good health. However, he is afraid to return home – as some prisoners were immediately re-arrested – and has gone into hiding.

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Purea Nei

Pupils in rural Kachin State, Myanmar sing Hirini Melbourne’s Purea Nei.

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Writing With Fire

This award winning feel-good documentary takes an inside look at the all-female team of mainly Dalit journalists at Khabar Lahariya, India’s only all-female news organisation.

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Make a Bequest

Did you know you can leave a bequest to UnionAID in your will? A bequest left to UnionAID will help our partners in Asia and the

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Behrouz Boochani’s Warning

Victimisation of refugees has serious consequences for society and democracy, Kurdish journalist and human rights campaigner Behrouz Boochani warned in the Peter Conway Memorial Lecture

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