Experiments with truth: 5/28/09

    • A Burmese refugee group is walking from Fort Wayne Indiana to the United Nations to honor imprisoned Nobel Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi. The group will demonstrate at the UN for two weeks in September before fasting for nine days, as they plead for the release of political prisoners.
    • UC Santa Cruz students are on hunger strike to protest cuts to academic programs that attract minority students.
    • A group of nine teachers and two activists in Los Angeles are on hunger strike to protest layoffs and class-size increases.
    • Activist shareholders addressed Chevron’s annual shareholders’ meeting to call for an environmental record report, while hundreds gathered outside to protest the company’s notorious environmental practices in Latin America.
    • Palo Alto high school students are fasting to raise awareness for global hunger


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