SINGER, SONGWRITER, PUNDIT!? ANI ON AC360Created: 07/09/12 Created: 5/19/2009
CNN’s Anderson Cooper spoke with Ani this past Friday on AC360 about the
ongoing struggles for democracy in Burma, and specifically about the
status of Aung San Suu Kyi, the democratic opposition leader currently
under house arrest. You can watch the interview on the AC360 Daily Podcast here, Ani’s segment is about 18 minutes in.
Aung San Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace Prize recipient, is currently on trial for allegedly breaking the terms of her detention which was scheduled to end this month. If convicted she can face five years in jail. To learn more about what’s happening in Burma, and how you can help, visit the US Campaign for Burma.
In 2004 the US Campaign for Burma arranged for Ani to visit refugee camps there and learn first hand of the countries struggles. Learn more about Ani’s trip to Burma in her photo gallery here.