Martin Luther King Jr. and Aung San Suu Kyi

Martin Luther King Jr. and Aung San Suu Kyi
Dear james m,
Many people have compared Burma’s Nobel Peace Prize recipient Aung San Suu Kyi to Martin Luther King Jr.    
These comparisons came into focus last Sunday — on the eve of Martin Luther King Jr. day — when Suu Kyi was given the "Trumpet of Conscience Award" by the Realizing the Dream foundation, which is led by Martin Luther King III.
In a ceremony attended by over 1,000 people in Washington, DC, the award was presented by Jordan’s Queen Noor and accepted by U.S. Campaign for Burma co-founder Aung Din on behalf of Aung San Suu Kyi.  Each year, Realizing the Dream honors individuals who embody the spirit of Martin Luther King Jr.  
For the past three years we have organized events on Aung San Suu Kyi’s birthday to draw attenton to the struggle of Burma’s democracy movement.  Each year, these events grow larger and larger. 
In 2008, then-Senator Barack Obama joined the effort, issuing a statement of support that said "[Aung San Suu Kyi] has sacrificed family and ultimately her freedom to remain true to her people and the cause of liberty. And she has done so using the tools of nonviolent resistance in the great tradition of Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, and Martin Luther King, earning the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize."  
This year, we are asking all of our supporters, including you, to help Aung San Suu Kyi and the people of Burma by making a New Years Resolution to host an event for Burma at your home.  You can hold your event at any time between now and Aung San Suu Kyi’s birthday on June 19th.  Please join us in this important effort! 
Sign up here to get started right away.
Sincerely, 
Jeremy Woodrum
Support 1991 Nobel Peace Prize recipient Aung San Suu Kyi and the struggle for freedom and democracy in Burma:
Become a member of the United States Campaign for Burma today.
Or, make a donation today.
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