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November 13, 2005

Personal Tales of Struggle Resonate With Presiden; Los Angeles Time

This article tells about how an activist lobby President Bush;
WASHINGTON - It was an activist's dream come true: an unexpected call to the White House. For Charm Tong, it happened two weeks ago. For about an hour, President Bush listened as the 24-year-old refugee told the story of her life as a Burmese exile in Thailand
- and as she described the systematic abuse of ethnic minority women by Burma's military regime. She urged Bush to use his trip this week to Asia to persuade other countries, particularly Japan, to bring more pressure to bear on the military dictatorship in Rangoon. By Warren Vieth.

Posted by VisaLawyer at November 13, 2005 01:41 PM


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