Happy Birthday, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi! Free all prisoners of conscience in Myanmar (Burma)

Happy Birthday, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi! Along with many others around the world, I was so happy to hear about your release from detention last November. My birthday wish for you and the people of Burma is that all prisoners of conscience still behind bars in Burma are released! A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality. love, yoko. Yoko Ono 19th June 2011

2011-06-18T19:13:53-05:00June 18th, 2011|Amnesty International, Feature|

Tibet In Song – a film by Ngawang Choephel – Never forget the music in your heart

www.tibetinsong.com About Tibet In Song In 1995, a young Tibetan musicologist named Ngawang Choephel travelled to Tibet to make a documentary about traditional Tibetan folk music and dance. After filming for two months, the Chinese government arrested Ngawang, held him incommunicado and sentenced him to 18 years in prison, saying that the Fulbright scholar had [...]

Write for Rights – Join the Amnesty International Global Write-a-thon! 5-13 Dec 09

You can promote freedom and human rights by joining Amnesty International's annual Global Write-a-thon, the world's largest letter writing event! Sign up HERE. This global action marking International Human Rights Day on December 10 brings people together just about anywhere – in classrooms, churches, workplaces, homes, and more – to make a difference in the lives [...]

2009-11-13T19:21:56-05:00November 13th, 2009|Amnesty International|

$4m+ of INSTANT KARMA to Darfur

Gift of Lennon's Songbook Supports Amnesty International’s Global Campaign on Darfur February 18, 2009 Yoko Ono's generous gift to Amnesty International -- the right to have leading international musical artists record new versions of John Lennon's solo compositions – provided a significant boost toward the organization's campaign to end the violence in Darfur, achieve security for [...]

The Price of Silence: Introduction by Laurence Fishburne

The Price of Silence Created in 1948 the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) set forth the basic rights of every human being, yet 60 years later in places the world over, violence, poverty and oppression hold sway. To commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the UDHR, and to remind the world that violations of Human [...]

2009-01-08T16:14:39-05:00January 8th, 2009|Yoko watches|
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