Press Clip Source: StarTribune
Written By: Tim Wallis, Codirector of Nonviolent Peaceforce
Date: March 15, 2013
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Just over five years ago, the Buddhist monks of Myanmar (Burma) were marching in the streets by the thousands to demand sweeping changes from a repressive military dictatorship that had ruled the country for 20 years. Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi was still under house arrest while thousands of other political prisoners languished in jails across Myanmar.