In Defence of Identity: The Ethnic Nationalities Struggle for Democracy, Human Rights and Federation (BOK)
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The author has spent most of his adult life engaged in the struggle with the oppressive rulers of Burma for the reinstatement of justice and basic freedoms for his ethnic group, the Chin people, as well as for other Burmese ethnic minority people and in fact for all Burmese. He has written and spoken relentlessly in support of this noble cause with an uncommon degree of energy, intelligence and eloquence, all to a degree that has gained him significant honours and his cause wide attention. The present collection of Dr. Sakhong's lectures, papers and speeches spans the past ten years. Together these essays provide the reader a rich portrayal of the history and culture of the Chin people and the present status of their brave struggle for nothing less than their personal and collective identity - in Dr Sakhong's words, their struggle to live their lives as authentic human beings again. This is a highly informative, even inspirational, read, both for those new to the cause of human rights in Burma and for those who have long been engaged in this historic effort.
|Utgitt||2011||Forfatter||Lian H. Sakhong|
TURNAROUND PUBLISHER SERVICES
|Antall sider||324||Dimensjoner||13,8cm x 21,3cm x 1,8cm|
|Vekt||450 gram||Leverandør||Bertram Trading Ltd|
|Emner og form||Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies, Human rights|