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Arrest Yourself for Aung San Suu Kyi

24 Hours

Women of the US Senate are raising their voices for Aung San Suu Kyi, activist and leader of the National League for Democracy in Burma, advocate of nonviolent resistance, and recipient of the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize.

The US Campaign for Burma organizes the "Arrest Yourself" campaign annually as a show of solidarity with Aung San Suu Kyi, who has been locked up by Burma's military regime for 13 of the last 19 years.

In a recent letter to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, members of the US Senate Women's Caucus on Burma urged the Secretary General to call on Burma's military regime to release Aung San Suu Kyi immediately and unconditionally. 

Join these women in raising your voice for Aung San Suu Kyi and Burma by participating in Arrest Yourself 2009.


 When you sign up to "Arrest Yourself" you are agreeing to stay home for 24 hours under self-imposed house arrest one day between now and Aung San Suu Kyi's 64th birthday on June 19th. During your house arrest, invite friends and family to your home for a few hours to educate them about Aung San Suu Kyi and the situation in Burma. 

All the materials you need will be sent to you once you register with the US Campaign for Burma.


sunita.basnet's picture

I would love to do it

I think its a great starting lets do something to bring peace in Burma. I have spread the word to my friends for sign petition. I would love to do it.

With Love and Regards
Sunita Basnet

I think this is great idea,I admire her for contribution to democracy ,country and people of Burma.We have gone through this situation.I can understand,So I will write my friends and inform them..


lanjana's picture

Let us all stand for it

A very great initiative, we all need to stand for it and comply by it. Let us unite to free Aung San Suu Kyi


I think this is such a brialliant idea. I will do it before 19th of June. I will invite Sophie who is dancing on the streets on pulsewire, and you can't wait to hear who else we shall invite but this ( Watch this space...) ......what a day of strength it could be for us! all of us being given freedom by Aung San Su Kyi whom I have sent out letters for.. saying, enough is enough, the world that believes in freedom must find a way of rescuing Su Kyi because she should be trying Burma and not Burma her... Who is should be trying who, really?

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