The recent extra-judicial executions of four human rights defenders by the Myanmar miliary have shocked the world. Although not unexpected, these show the lengths to which the brutal junta will go to inspire terror. After the killings, one of the young leaders who studied in Wellington in 2017 – and returned with high hopes for a flowering democracy – told UnionAID “hope is now a luxury”.
Please Give Myanmar Nurses Hope Through Help
Giving hope is a good reason to support the public sector workers who refuse to work for the military regime and have been unpaid for nearly two years. UnionAID is raising money right now to pay nurses working on the front lines or in the jungle providing health care in IDP camps. You can support a nurse for one month with $100. To donate please visit: Myanmar Nurses Appeal
"Hope is our Bread and Butter"
Zaw Tu Hkawng (MYLP 2017) joins McCain Global Leader Program Manager Scott Nemeth for a discussion about his experience fighting for democracy in his home country of Myanmar on this link.
Support Myanmar Appeal on Friday 18th November
Burma Support Paekākāriki will be putting on a delicious fundraising meal at the Loaves and Fishes, Friday November 18 from 6-ish. Proceeds will go to UnionAID Myanmar Appeal Fund
Further information will be sent out closer to the time.