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Promise and Peril: Martus for Human Rights in Burma

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We have extended Martus capacity building and technical support to ND-Burma since its inception in 2004. to prioritize. Thank you in advance!

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FREE BURMA

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Free Burma

Remember Burma

Steve Bridger

Three months ago today, Cyclone Nargis slammed into Burma making more than one million people homeless and killing upwards of 125,000 people. The Burma Campaign UKOr had we forgotten that? Click here to view the embedded video.

International Bloggers Day for Burma

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For resources on the struggle against the repressive military government in Burma in the US go t0 the US Campaign for Burma. Some useful links: Brian Alexander has an interesting post on the role of mobile phones and web technology in the mobilization of the movement within Burma.

Road to Burma

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Found via the good folks at Razoo

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The effect of the Burma cyclone on Google AdWords buys within the NGO community | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

A quick look at April’s Keyword Spy report on Burma shows that many of the charities that had purchased “Burma&# as a keyword in April are no longer represented in current contextual ads based on that keyword. Tagged: Burma , cyclone , Google AdWords , keywords , Myanmar Relevancy Ranking ( 4 votes, average: 4.75

More on Burma - Protests in Real Life and Online

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Now the online channel has breathed new life into this surging wave and brought with it Facebook events, Myspace groups, Razoo causes, BBC News feeds updated real-time, Twitter posts about Wear A Red Shirt This Friday For Burma and countless IMs??? He points over to a post from Mean Lux in Cambodia and his flickr set. ll receive it.

15 Must-Know Fundraising and Social Media Stats

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Myanmar, also known as Burma, is the most charitable nation. LinkedIn launched in 2003, Facebook launched in 2004, and Twitter launched in 2006.

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The First Global Martus Users Group Meeting

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We held the meeting in Chiang Mai because it’s where our longtime partner the Network for Human Rights Documentation – Burma (ND-Burma) is headquartered. Guest Beneblog by Vijaya Tripathi The first ever Martus users group meeting took place earlier this month in Chiang Mai, the capital of Northern Thailand.

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Some Thoughts About Remote Presentations: Mekong ICT Camp

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I was invited to present a key note at the Mekong ICT Camp in Thailand about nonprofits, social media, and measurement. Photo by Be Chandra.

13 Women Changing the World

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Today I saw a blog post on Twitter about 10 Men with the Capacity to Change the World. and 2. Halle Butvin Founder and Director, One Mango Tree.

Receiving the 2013 Migel Medal

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From capturing the stories of human rights violations in Guatemala, Burma, Syria and Uganda, to helping a biologist plan a better restoration of a wetlands, or matching up an open source geek with the social good project of his or her dreams, Benetech’s team is using technology to make the world a better place. That was over 24 years ago!

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Support for Future Bloggers | Beaconfire Wire

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05/26/2010: Don’t forget your content 05/24/2010: IE6 Is Dead. Long Live IE6! s leading ISPs became ??down down for maintenance?.

International Human Rights Day 2011

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T, December 10th, the international community is observing Human Rights Day to commemorate the 63rd anniversary of the creation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Since its adoption at the United Nations General Assembly in 1948, the Declaration has become a universal standard for the promotion and protection of human rights worldwide.

Meaningful Networked Action in the Cyclone Aftermath

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Women's League of Burma. What can we do if we can't hope on a plane and go to the Burma border for a month? Photo by LaurieLou. Speak up.

[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: WITNESS

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Organization: WITNESS. Organization Size: 29 staff members. Name: Marianna Moneymaker. Title: Online Outreach and Production. Website: www.witness.org.

Southeast Asia, Social Enterprise Accidental Tour!

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I just spent almost three weeks in Thailand and Laos on a combined work and vacation trip. We call it using the social enterprise supply chain.

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Arts Activist Naomi Natale and The One Million Bones Project

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At this point, I'm not able to not do anything about that. Over 550 cradles were created and donated by artists around the world. Tweet Share.

Are you wearing a Virtual Red T-Shirt?

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Here's the information on the notecard: Please join us in solidarity for the monks in Burma who are beng killed and imprisoned.a link].

Spreading Lovingkindness

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Monks fighting for freedom in Burma know this. As I imagine you know, right now, thousands of people all over the country (and the world, too) are taking to the streets to " Occupy " places like Wall Street and San Francisco. I myself will be showing up on Monday for OccupyOakland for a while. But it's not just about this movement. Tweet

Spreading Lovingkindness

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Monks fighting for freedom in Burma know this. As I imagine you know, right now, thousands of people all over the country (and the world, too) are taking to the streets to " Occupy " places like Wall Street and San Francisco. I myself will be showing up on Monday for OccupyOakland for a while. But it's not just about this movement. Tweet

BlogHers Act and Other Ways to Help Myanmar Cyclone Victims

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Burma: It Can't Wait Campaign launched not too long ago by the U.S. Campaign for Burma. Hundreds of thousands are now homeless.

Why is Sopheap Wearing a Red T-Shirt?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I spotted this photo in Tharum's Facebook photos the title is "Quiet Vigil Outside Burma Embassy in Phnom Penh."

Pros and Cons of Facebook Activism

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I joined the various Burma Facebook groups early on because my colleagues in Cambodia were involved from the beginning and documented some of the activism. I helped her track down the people behind the Support the monks Campaign and Facebook Burma Group, an unofficial representative in the UK named Imran Jamal, Burma Global Action Network.

Martus Growth

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This tremendous growth is due in large part to the continued use of Martus by our partners working in Guatemala with the National Police Archive, and projects gathering data about Burma, Iraq and the Philippines. Benetech has been seeing incredible growth in our Martus projects over the last year! This represents 400% growth over last year.

Using SlideShare for Good: Examples

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Other examples of using SlideShare for disaster relief or donations: Burma Cyclone Relief Effort| View | Upload your own. I'm catching up on what I've missed over the past few weeks and wanted to point this out. Storytelling is a best practice for fundraising pitches and that's why I think SlideShare is a great tool for causes.

Four Steps to Ease You Into Social Web Activism

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You can still add your own red photo to the Burma Free - Birmania Libera Flickr pool. Check out the photo "comments" on this Free Burma photo.

Training Afghani NGOs in Cambodia

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Human rights documentation can take many forms including interviews, photographs, and official documentation.

Big News in Benetech's Human Rights Program: New Funding and Enhanced Tools!

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This post originally appeared on the new Benetech''s Blog. We’re excited to share that our Human Rights Program has been awarded a two-year, $2.2

Beijing 2008 Olympics Potential Catalyst for Human Rights

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The US Campaign for Burma is asking for a boycott of the Games: "China is paralyzing UN Security Council action on Burma.

PBS Development Presentation (Draft)

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I'm supporting Free Burma Day I'm headed out to Palm Springs for PBS Development 2007. Another attempt at the Meet Jane style. Also, the first time I've done a story created out of Twitter Tweets. You can't really see it unless you hear the narrative and animation. I'll try to do a voice over at some point. I found this snippet this morning.

NpTech Summary: Red T-Shirt Day - Supporting Monks, YouTube Nonprofit Channel, and Web2forDev Conference Reports

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

So, while it may very difficult to find Internet content from Burma, it is getting onto the Internet. More from Britt Bravo on Netsquared blog.

Doing the Right Stuff Right for Human Rights

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I was aghast that it could take a dozen years for the world to believe the massacre had happened. Martus, we decided, would be that tool.

Kiva on FRONTLINE World & the Big Vision Podcast

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Also note that your local station may list the program for that evening as "Burma: State of Fear" which is the headlining story. I just posted my interview with Jessica Jackley Flannery on the Big Vision Podcast. Here's a link to a brief preview of the October 31st show on Google video. microfinance kiva internet microloan

Steve Bridger › Woodland walk

Steve Bridger

Redesigning Charity for the Digital Age Skip to content Home More about Steve Bridger UK Charities Twitter 100 Woodland walk Took the family on a magical walk yesterday afternoon in Clevedon Court Woods. There’s nothing that compares to the majesty of trees. This was written by Steve Bridger. Posted on Monday, June 9, 2008, at 10:31 am.

What color is your blog?

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Many blogHers, like Rebeca at the Razoo blog , went red on Thursday as part of Free Burma: International Bloggers Day.    But, on Friday, my blog turned from red to pink!    I've gotten to the point where I avoid pink ribbon madness for corporate profit as Suzanne Reisman describes it. 

A Guide To Facebook Activism

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He was one of 27 individuals to win the first Knight News Challenge. It is a quick read and very useful. Content on the site is disorganized. efforts

Fashion and Passion for Your Cause: Wear it on Your Blog or Profile!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

to support the monks in Burma. two came to mind and rhyme: Fashion and Passion. But that's not all. Maybe we all need to be role models.

Steve Bridger › Colalife: make it real

Steve Bridger

Redesigning Charity for the Digital Age Skip to content Home More about Steve Bridger UK Charities Twitter 100 Colalife: make it real This neat little video is part of Colalife’s submission to Google’s Project 10 to the 100th - a call for ideas to change the world. This was written by Steve Bridger. Filed under ideas , video.

Steve Bridger › Flickr for Good

Steve Bridger

Redesigning Charity for the Digital Age Skip to content Home More about Steve Bridger UK Charities Twitter 100 Flickr for Good I led a Flickr for Good workshop in London on Friday. The feedback was great. This was written by Steve Bridger. Posted on Tuesday, June 24, 2008, at 1:16 pm. Filed under flickr. Tagged charities , flickr , workshop.