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maggi
Humanist, feminist, stirfry enthusiast, creationist. Bylines + others. Advocacy w/ &
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Matt W 10h
Replying to @mattyrwalsh
2/2 With no survey and clearance, civilians will continue to be maimed and killed by these weapons. "There were no landmines around Maw Harn [before the fighting]. We use to search for vegetables in the jungle. Now we are afraid to go."
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maggi 15h
KWU Chairperson Naw Ohn Hla is still unjustly behind bars. A new commentary suggests the longer she and her fellow Karen activists remain in jail, the more likely relations between the NLD & Karen community will erode an already sensitive relationship:
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Cape Diamond Sep 22
Global Climate Strike in today. I just love one of the banners saying - "mohingya is hot so is the earth"
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Ijeoma Oluo Sep 21
I don't know who needs to hear this today, but if you can afford to throw out your uncomfortable bras, you should.
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maggi Sep 21
Women of Burma speaking truth to power on & everyday.
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Thinzar Shunlei Yi Sep 18
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maggi Sep 19
. is having a discounted sale on their beautiful, hand-made Karen products. Proceeds benefit women along the border and inside Karen State. Purchases can be mailed:
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Yanghee Lee Sep 18
My oral update to the September HR Council 👇
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Yanghee Lee Sep 18
Special Rapporteur on Myanmar & IIFFM Myanmar - Press Conference (Geneva, 12 September 2019)
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maggi Sep 18
Power to youth voices who continue to rise up & speak out to preserve their ethnic history.
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ND-Burma Sep 17
Our latest report calls for agency & accountability against perpetrators of in Burma with mass violations taking place predominantly in Kachin, Shan & Rakhine. The report is now available online in Burmese: & English:
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maggi Sep 17
I've become a person who now looks for friends to water their plants while away for work because that is a possession I have now.
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Matt W Sep 16
Fighting since Friday (13) morning in Namhsan twp btwn TNLA and TMD has left nearly 2k displaced, 1k at Zayan Gyi monastery alone. Also, more and more civilian landmine/UXO casualties being reported from across fighting areas in NSS since Aug 15.
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maggi Sep 16
"As I seek justice for my people, I am meeting other Myanmar women who are doing the same for the Shan and Karen communities."
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maggi Sep 15
. is calling for an immediate, unconditional release of long-time activist, Thramu Naw Ohn Hla, who is being detained for her role in organising the Karen Martyrs Day Commemoration.
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James Hamblin Sep 15
Cancel culture, social justice warriors, twitter mafia, outrage mobs, PC culture, hysteria ... and tomorrow there will be a new term, to broadly delegitimize the basic act of people speaking up, rather than engaging with actual cases and arguments
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James Hamblin Sep 14
It seems like the key to fashion is being extremely good looking and then wearing whatever.
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maggi Sep 13
Spent the last few days on a road trip to Mae Sot with stops in Mae Hong Son to visit and for donation drop-offs and discussions. Will always be grateful for the space I shared with them 5 years ago - my first teachers on Burma. x
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Aileen Thomson Sep 9
👏👏 Anyone who says protest isn't part of the solution isn't asking the right questions.
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FRIDA Sep 6
Language—especially in journalism—matters. Rape is not "sex", and "broken hearts" don't cause murder. Women are dying—and the way the media chooses to frame stories can be dangerous. This is also why we need more feminist journalism.
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