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  • Catherine Clare

    Aung San Suu Kyi, Pro-democracy Campaigner and Nobel Peace Prize winner

  • Julie

    Aung San Suu Kyi has won numerous international awards, including the Nobel Peace Prize, the Sakharov Prize from the European Parliament and the United States Presidential Medal of Freedom. She has called on people around the world to join the struggle for freedom in Burma, saying “Please use your liberty to promote ours.”

  • Julie

    Aung San Suu Kyi spent more than 15 years in detention. She was released from her third period of detention on 13th November 2010. If you want to contact Aung San Suu Kyi or the NLD, please email them directly at:

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" To be kind is to respond with sensitivity and human warmth to the hopes and needs of others. Even the briefest touch of kindness can lighten a heavy heart. Kindness can change the lives of people." ~ Aung San Suu Kyi

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Thich Nhat Hahn, world renowned writer, spiritual leader, scholar, poet, peace activist, and Buddhist monk. Became a monk at 16. Went to the US to study but returned to VietNam during the war and began "engaged Buddhism" which blends meditation with active nonviolent civil disobedience.

Desmond Tutu. I admire how he worked fearlessly for justice in South Africa and is able to laugh and advocate for forgiveness despite the fact that he has seen the darkest sides of human nature. "That's the chief lesson I have learned: the texture of our universe is one where there is no question at all but that good and laughter and justice will prevail." Read more: The Laughing Bishop - TIME

“Ultimately, America’s answer to the intolerant man is diversity, the very diversity which our heritage of religious freedom has inspired.” ~Robert Kennedy

" When we let freedom ring, when we let it ring from every tenement and every hamlet, from every state and every city, we will be able to speed up that day when all of God's children, black men and white men, Jews and Gentiles, Protestants and Catholics, will be able to join hands and sing in the words of the old spiritual, "Free at last, free at last. Thank God Almighty, we are free at last."

"For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others." Nelson Mandela

Bella Abzug -in the 60's she became active in the antinuclear & peace movements and helped women strike for peace in 1961. She along with Stienem established the National Women's Political Caucus. She served in the House of Representatives 1971-77. She always wore a hat - her signature!