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The August 8, 1988, uprising continues to inspire calls for democracy in Burma. The United States has long supported Burma's democratic aspirations.
The United States and partner nations support the Burmese people's calls for democracy. Learn more about efforts to deter human rights violations in Burma.
Protesters in Burma are using a salute from an American author's series, "The Hunger Games," to oppose military rule and push for democracy.
Burma's military has blocked the internet to stymie calls for democracy. Learn more about the far-reaching effects of denying the right to information.
A stone tablet of the 45-word First Amendment is moving to Philadelphia, across from Independence Hall. Learn why and the message it sends to the world.
The United States and international partners are calling for the release of journalists and others unjustly detained in Burma after a military coup.
The United States has issued its annual human rights reports, documenting abuses worldwide. Learn about U.S. efforts to deter violations.
The United States is imposing sanctions on Burmese officials responsible for attacks on protesters calling for restoration of the country's democracy.
The United States and a growing number of nations are condemning the military coup in Burma and supporting the rights of peaceful protesters.