The 14th February 2009 was the first anniversary of the cowardly assassination of the greatly respected Karen leader Padoh Mahn Sha Lah Phan. He was murdered in Thailand by thugs working for the brutal Burmese military regime, as part of a campaign to kill ethnic leaders.
His daughter Zoya Phan is International Coordinator at Burma Campaign UK.
Zoya Phan’s new autobiography, the gripping tale of her life, will be published in April. It is available to pre-order now. Order your copy via the Burma Campaign UK website and help to fund the Burma Campaign UK.
“Uplifting, tragic and entirely gripping, the extraordinary true story of Zoya Phan, forced to flee her country, now a high profile activist campaigning for freedom in her homeland.”
About Zoya: Zoya Phan is International Coordinator at Burma Campaign UK and is one of the leading Burmese democracy activists in Europe. She has met with the British Prime Minister Gordon Brown twice, several senior government ministers, the leader of the opposition party, and is regularly interviewed by national and international media including BBC, CNN, and Al Jazeera. Zoya is from the Karen ethnic group in Burma. When Burmese army soldiers attacked her village, and she and her family were forced to flee. They hid in the jungle for weeks before finding their way to a refugee camp in Thailand. She is now a refugee living in London.
Order your copy via the Burma Campaign UK website here
Some video clips of Zoya Phan on Youtube:
Zoya Phan talks about TOTAL's presence in Burma in French
Zoya Phan speaking about Burma at the Conservative party conference in 2007. Her words brought the audience to their feet.