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Preparing for the Return to Burma
- Subject: Preparing for the Return to Burma
- From: pziwa@xxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Sun, 26 Nov 1995 18:57:00
If you would like to know about
Burma, please come,listen and join us.
The International Project for Educators of the
World Affairs Council of Washington, D.C.
cordially invites you to a workshop for teachers on
" Escape from Rangoon: Preparing for the Return to Burma".
Refugee and Pro-democracy student activist from
730 15th Street, N.W
10th floor conference room
(closest metro stations: McPherson square and Metro Center)
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 1995.
From 4:00 p.m to 8:00 p.m.
Burmese dinner included
Fee: $ 10
Khin Ohmar was involved in student demonstrations which led to a
nationwide, pro-democracy uprising.After fleeing to Thailand where
she was documented as an "illegal immigrant", she sought protection
from the United States. She applied for refugee status at the U.S
Embassy in Bangkok and was approved. She arrived in Washington, D.C
in 1990. Ohmar earned a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry from Simon's
Rock College in Massachussets in May, 1994 and then returned to
Washington to work as a research associate with Refugees
International. Ohmar's mother, two sisters and brother remain in the
If you want to registration, please contact this number,
Thank you for your support to Democracy toward Burma.